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irene kimiti

irene kimiti

Sales and Business Development Professional
Nairobi, Nairobi Area


About irene kimiti:

I have vast experience in  Sales, Business Development & Customer Service  having worked in different sectors technology, retail and  manufacturing. I believe my career background will help me perform diligently, given the people management skills I have acquired over the span of my employment.

My greatest motivator is being a problem solver and thus am very humane on how I handle my clients by ensuring that all the parties involved get value from my services.


Tarpo Industries, Nairobi — Business Development Associate & Member of the Senior Management Team 

February 2022 - January 2023


● I specialized in my sales role focusing more on project-based business and my main focus was on commercial and corporate clients 

● As part of the senior management team, I was  responsible for fostering the company culture among the staff and other stakeholders as part of CSR. 

● For the last two years I was  part of the organizing committee for “Rhino Charge” an annual road 4 * 4 challenge that raises money for conservation and also served as the Project Manager for the “Rhino Charge Bar”

Tarpo Industries, Nairobi — Sales Executive 

February 2019 - January 2022 


● I consistently grew my revenue target, in 2019 my revenue was Ksh 10.5M while in 2020 Ksh 19.2M & Ksh 31.6M in 2021. 

● I was also able to achieve my personal performance goal of an average of Ksh 1.5M turnover monthly achieving Ksh 13.5M turnover in 2019, Ksh 18.2M in 2020 & Ksh 31.5M in 2021 

● I was able to build relationships with new & existing clients using the company CRM portal and ensured continuity and repeat business. 

Data Fintech, Nairobi — Business Development Executive

May 2017 - June 2018 


● Data Fintech was a start-up in data monetization. I was able to get a meeting with most of the leading retail chains in the country to pitch our data monetization proposal. 

● I was also part of organizing big data training and facilitating classes for retailers 

● I was able to build relationships with potential partners with sizeable databases 

Infinity Furniture Ltd, Nairobi — Sales Executive 

November 2016 - April 2017


● At Infinity I was able to bring up new clients onboard such as Sanlam. 

● I was also part of developing the company’s sales strategy and also partook in implementing it. 

Rockbern Coffee Group — Sales Merchandiser

May 2016 - October 2016 


● I worked with Rockbern coffee while they were just launching their coffee brand in the Kenyan retail market I did the experiential marketing 

● Through my marketing efforts I was able to provide key feedback information on pricing and positioning of the products 

Mimosa Court Apartments —Intern (Sales and Marketing) 

April 2015-June 2015 


● As an intern at Mimosa I assisted in the Administrative and Sales effort of their subsidiary company Aquavit I designed the delivery schedule for drivers which was a great nuisance at the time. 

JamboPay - (Intern in sales and marketing) 

April 2014- June 2014 


● I worked with Jambopay while launching their Ejiji product for Nairobi County. 

● I organized and facilitated the training for the county staff and agents

 ● I also helped in the Agency pitching for the same client 


Strathmore Business School, Nairobi — Masters of Commerce - International Business Management 

May 2022 - Present 

United States International University, Nairobi — Launchpad- Entrepreneurship & Business Model Innovation Program 

April 2021- April 2022

Strathmore University, Nairobi — Degree Bachelor of Commerce- Marketing-major and Business Administration -minor (second class upper) (CPA 1) 

July 2012- June 2016 

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