Graz, Austria • 14 October 2021
Vexcel Imaging announces a new sales partner for the Eastern African market: Oakar Services Ltd. in Kenya. Founded in 1998, Oakar Services is Eastern Africa’s leading geospatial consulting firm and now serves countries such as Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo as a Vexcel sales partner.
Oakar Services is at the forefront in the distribution of integrated geospatial products, developing spatial information management systems, and offering training and capacity development programs. The company leverages the latest and most advanced aerial mapping technology to provide comprehensive geospatial solutions and products that respond to the needs of clients in the public, private, academic, and non-profit sectors.
Working from a central office in Nairobi’s Upper Hill, Oakar Services operates in the Eastern Africa region through a business partner network. The company’s rich expertise in spatial data capture, analysis, and modeling using superior geospatial solutions has been manifested in deliverables that are critical to decision making in the key areas of public service, land administration and management, natural resource management, utility, and infrastructure management, as well as in education and research.
Eric Nyadimo, the Managing Director of Oakar Services, is excited to work with Vexcel Imaging and distribute its products in Eastern Africa: “We look forward to leveraging Vexcel’s highly successful UltraCam portfolio so as to provide cutting-edge technology to our clients who are interested in photogrammetric solutions in support of their mapping programs." Engelbert Breg, Vexcel Sales Director for Europe, Africa, and Latin America, is pleased to have an additional sales partner for the African market on board, and sees great potential in Africa’s emerging geospatial market. “Oakar Services is a well-known and well-respected company in Eastern Africa. From our first virtual meeting, it was clear that Oakar Services works in a professional manner and possesses deep market and regional knowledge”, stated Engelbert Breg, adding “I look forward to working with Eric and his team and seeing our two companies succeeding in the East African market. Welcome to the team, Eric!”
Oakar Services’ team of versatile, highly trained, and skilled professionals are committed to delivering reliable and innovative geospatial solutions to customers in Eastern Africa. Through their solutions and service offerings, Oakar Services aims to contribute to the modernization of Eastern Africa by empowering industries to respond to the rapidly evolving business landscape.
About Eric Nyadimo
Eric Nyadimo is the Managing Director of Oakar Services since 2010. He holds a master’s degree in Land Management & Land Tenure from the Technical University of Munich, Germany, and a B.Sc. in Surveying from the University of Nairobi. He has worked for 2 decades in the geospatial technology field, holds an array of industry certifications and is also Chair of the Geospatial Information Management Chapter of the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya.