Motorola Solutions has announced that Claas Kuehnemann has been named head of Enterprise Business in sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa.

Kuehnemann joins Motorola after an extensive career in major multinational technology corporations such as SAP and IBM, where he filled a number of executive roles.

His latest position in IBM was managing partner, General Business, Global Business Services, Middle East & Africa, where his responsibilities included securing sales, revenue and profitability for IBM Global Business Services.

Prior to joining IBM, he had a number of executive positions at SAP – MD for South East Europe, Middle East & North Africa, MD for SAP Africa, and senior VP Professional Services Europe, Middle East & Africa.

In his new position Kuehnemann will be responsible of planning, developing and executing Motorola Solutions Enterprise Mobility’s strategy in South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa. He is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Kuehnemann earned a combined Masters Degree in Engineering & Business Administration from the University of Darmstadt, Germany and completed an executive MBA program at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.