Seydou Kane

Seydou Kane

Managing Director, Africa Electrical Sector, Eaton

Seydou Kane is Managing Director, Africa for Eaton’s Electrical Sector. In this role, he is responsible for leading Eaton’s Electrical Sector team throughout Africa and driving Eaton’s ambitious growth strategy for Africa. Kane has more than 15 years’ experience in management, sales and strategic marketing in four continents. Prior to taking on the role as Managing Director at Eaton, he held several key management positions including Western Africa Cluster Leader & Managing Director, Senior Account Manager, Growth Leader – Africa, Marketing Manager and Internal Consulting and Strategy at Du Pont over the past nine years across South Africa, Nigeria and Switzerland. He also held various positions at Sweda Group and Allianz Group in Spain, Hong Kong, Brazil and Chile from 1999-2005 He is a Master’s of Business Administration graduate from IMD business school in Switzerland, has a Bachelor’s degree from ESSCA in France and a Black Belt certification in Six Sigma. Seydou is located in Johannesburg, South Africa and speaks French, English, Spanish, Portuguese and Hausa.