Safic-Alcan Expands presence in Africa by opening new office in Kenya.

New office in Kenya

Paris-La Défense, April 18 , 2023– Safic-Alcan, a leading global distributor of specialty chemicals,is delighted to announce the expansion of its presence in Africa with the establishment of a new subsidiary office in Kenya.

The newly launched Safic-Alcan East Africa is strategically located in Nairobi to better serve the East African market, including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The new office in Kenya will complement Safic-Alcan's existing regional hubs in South Africa and Egypt, enabling the company to better cater to the needs of its growing customer base across the continent.

To spearhead the company's efforts in the East African market, Safic-Alcan has appointed Mr. Philip Kamau as Development Director East Africa. With a degree in chemistry and a proven track record of 9 years in chemical distribution in a similar position, Mr. Kamau is the perfect fit for this crucial role.


We are thrilled to be expanding our presence in Africa, a continent that is becoming increasingly important in the formulating industry. By investing in Africa, we are catering to a consumer market of 250 million people in Eastern Africa, and we are confident that our new subsidiary in Kenya will help us better serve our customers and grow our business in the region.

Overall, Safic-Alcan's expansion in Africa represents an exciting milestone for the company as it continues to provide best-in-class services and support to its customers around the world.

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