WestconGroup adds retail talent to consumer division

201504291430286859WestconGroup Southern Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Xbox channel manager within its Consumer Solutions division. Ryan Eke, a long term retail expert, joins the company to assist Westcon in further developing the Xbox brand across the company’s retail focussed reseller partners.

Prior to his appointment Eke was a product manager for Ster-Kinekor games where he was specifically responsible for dealing with PlayStation product forecasting and planning, as well as all third party software brands, including the likes of D3P, Kanami, Codemasters and Sega. Here he gained experience in business planning and management, as well as the evaluation of product strategies and project management around the vast array of products he supported.

Reporting to Heinz Stephan, Consumer Solutions director at WestconGroup Southern Africa, Eke’s role will be to guide, support and help its reseller customers to succeed in building new, and maintaining current partnerships, around the Xbox brand. He will draw from his extensive retail experience to assist reseller partners with creating new models to sell what is touted as the most exciting and innovative media experience and game console available on the market today.

“I am pleased to welcome Ryan to the team and look forward to seeing him use his product and channel management experience to grow the Xbox brand within the consumer solutions division of WestconGroup Southern Africa. We look forward to tapping into his retail knowledge, where he will be tasked with developing product strategies, as well as garnering a better understanding of the needs of new and current Xbox customers,” says Stephan.