Technology and consumer electronics distributor MITSUMI Distribution for global firms has won ICT Distributor of the Year award at this year’s CIO 100 Annual Symposium and Awards Competition held in Kigali, Rwanda.
Formed in 1996 in Kenya, MITSUMI is an authorized distributor for leading global IT brands such as Dell, HP, Acer, Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung, Epson, Dell SonicWall, Microsoft, Western Digital, Sandisk, BenQ, Tripplite, Riverbed, IBM, D-link, Linksys and Huawei. MITSUMI has 15 warehouses and 8 service centers in Africa.
The awards, graced by Rwanda’s Permanent Secretary for youth and ICT Rosemary Mbabazi, brought together leading CIOs from the technology sector, logistics, telecommunications, retail, business information, and financial services.
Receiving the award, Mitsumi managing director Mitesh Shah said business technology leadership plays an integral role in enhancing the growth of organizations. “We feel proud and more encouraged to be recognised for this prestigious award which will go a long way to explain our passion for excellence in distribution,” he added.
He said the firm’s long history in Africa has convinced them to diversify the business model and add value to partners.
Mitsumi’s regional geographical coverage and extensive customer base makes the group the largest and fastest growing distributor in Africa.
Hosted in other countries such as the US, Canada, Sweden, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam and Hungary, the CIO100 Annual Awards are a global recognition excellence in enterprise IT. CIO 100 Annual Awards is among the top 10 most influential corporate events in Africa.
The forum’s aim was to enable participants to assess changing technological landscape and future impact on organisations.