Lenovo names Yugen Naidoo as the new GM for Southern Africa

Lenovo South Africa has recently announced the appointment of Yugen Naidoo as its new general manager for Southern Africa. With 16 years of experience in the IT industry, Naidoo joined Lenovo in 2016 as a consumer segment leader and since then he has managed several different roles.

Naidoo succeeds Thibault Dousson, who now leads the Lenovo SSG (Services and Solutions Group) for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa region.

Commenting on his new role, Naidoo said “I’ve had a fulfilling journey at Lenovo. Each role has been integral to my professional and personal development. I look forward to my new role and will ensure the brand continues to grow in all areas. My core focus will be to accelerate digital transformation in my region and become a trusted partner of choice to consumers. Above all, my ultimate goal will be to deliver truly smarter technology and solutions to all embodying our brand vision, as well as supporting the communities we operate in.” .

His prime responsibility will be to support the transformation of the Lenovo Intelligent Devices Group’s key customers and partners, while also driving Lenovo’s brand ethos of “delivering smarter technology for all”.

“As the country manager, Yugen will build on the strong cultural foundation laid by Thibault Dousson and continue to strengthen our business in the SADC countries,” says Shashank Sharma, executive director and GM of Lenovo Middle East, Turkey and Africa.