HP Inc. has announced the appointment of another Nigerian, Emmanuel Asika as its New Country Head. The appointment became effective 1 August 2021. He replaces Ify Afe, who previously led HP Central Africa operations out of Lagos, but has moved to another capacity within HP.
Supporting customers and partners across the West African Market, his responsibilities span country leadership and the profitable growth of HP’s Printing, Personal Systems and Services businesses.
Having completed a course at Harvard Business School and an MBA from Warwick Business School, Asika joined HP in 2013 and brings strong expertise in managing successful relationships and strategic solutions with customers and partners.
“We are delighted to welcome Emmanuel Asika to his new position and look forward to using the breadth and depth of his experience to take our relationships in the Nigerian market to the next stage. We are confident that he will be a force in developing and driving HP Nigeria forward – in an inspiring but challenging time”, expresses Bradley Pulford, Vice President and Managing Director, HP Africa.
“I am thrilled to be taking up my new position as Country Head for HP Nigeria and will spare no effort to build upon HP’s ongoing success. I look forward to working closely with the senior leadership and the immensely talented employees of HP Inc to turn a new chapter of growth for the brand in the market,” comments Asika.
Ify Afe, who previously led HP Central Africa operations out of Lagos, has moved to another capacity within HP and has been replaced by Vileshen Moodley who will lead Africa Central and East as District Manager. HP Africa thanks Ify for her years of service, during which time she has played a significant role in the development of company’s business in the region.