Nigeria, West Africa – The 4th Annual Beacon of ICT Awards 2013, the annual industry wide celebration of deserving talents, contributions and commitments to the growth of the ICT industry was held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos, Nigeria.
MITSUMI Distribution, one of the Africa’s largest IT & CE distributors wins ICT Distribution Company of the year award. A constellation of leading players in ICT and financial space were gathered for this year’s Beacon of ICT Awards.
The Beacon of ICT Awards is the annual industry wide celebration of deserving talents, contributions and commitments to the growth of the ICT industry. Over 55,000 Nigerians have voted in unionism for MITSUMI in this year’s edition of Beacon of ICT Awards.
Beacon of ICT Awards is one of the biggest red carpet events in Nigeria and has hosted most of the greats from Ernest Ndukwe, the father of Nigeria modern telecom; Engr. Yomi Bolarinwa, the exemplary public servant; among others.
Ernest Ndukwe, former boss of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), was the special guest of honour.
Mitesh Shah – Managing Director at MITSUMI Distribution said “we are delighted that Nigerians have recognized us and we are proud to receive this honour. MITSUMI has a long history in the Africa market and we always demonstrated our ability to diversify our business model and add value to partners.”
MITSUMI IT Distribution has a first-mover advantage in Africa since the company was the first to establish a chain of in-country presence in these markets ranging from facilities like warehousing, stocking points and support service centers in 1996.
MITSUMI’s regional geographical coverage and extensive customer base has made the group the largest and fastest growing distributor in Emerging Africa.
MITSUMI was formed in Nairobi, Kenya in the year 1996 with the aim of introducing appropriate and affordable technologies to Africa and now 17 years on, we are a largest IT & CE distributor.
We are authorized distributors for leading global IT brands. Our growing brand portfolio includes HP, Dell, Acer, Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung, Microsoft, Sandisk, Western Digital, BenQ, Tripplite and Huawei.
As one of the Africa’s largest IT distributors, MITSUMI is the conduit through which the power of technology flows to 19 Countries in Africa. MITSUMI is a leading and fast growing technology distributor in Africa because of its Pan Africa distribution strategy/vision, aggressive expansion, regional geographical coverage and extensive customer base. MITSUMI has its head office in Kenya and presence in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, DRC, South Sudan, Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Benin, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Mozambique, Zambia, Namibia, Mauritius and Madagascar including strategic mother hub in Jebel Ali (U.A.E).
MITSUMI has 15 warehouses and 8 service centers in Africa. These capabilities help us reduce turnaround time in distributing products to the African markets. MITSUMI’s credit facilities to partners also consolidated its leadership advantage in Africa.
Mr. Rajiv Patel – Country Manager At MITSUMI Distribution Receiving The Award