List of companies and organizations based in Nairobi

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Nairobi is the business and financial centre of Kenya and East Africa. This is highlighted by the number of companies and organizations headquartered in the city.

Companies headquartered in Nairobi[edit]

The following is a list of companies and organizations with their main headquarters in Nairobi:

International Companies with African headquarters in Nairobi[edit]

The following is a list of multinational companies and organizations, with their African (continent-wide or regional) headquarters in Nairobi:

Organization Area of Nairobi Region Covered Reference
Taiwan Asus East Africa [1]
Germany BASF Ruaraka Sub-Saharan Africa [2]
China Bank of China Kilimani East Africa [3]
India Bharti Airtel Africa [4]
Canada BlackBerry Ltd East Africa and Central Africa [5]
Germany Bosch East Africa [6]
United States Cisco Systems Upper Hill East Africa [7]
United States Chartis Westlands Africa [8]
China China Central Television Hurlingham Africa [9]
China China Daily CBD Africa [10]
China China Radio International Hurlingham Africa [9]
United States Citibank Upper Hill East Africa
United States Coca Cola Upper Hill Africa [11]
United Kingdom Diageo Africa [12]
Norway Eltek Upper Hill Sub-Saharan Africa [13]
United States FirstCarbon Solutions Africa [14]
United States General Electric Westlands Africa [15]
United States Google Westlands Africa
European Union GSM Association Upper Hill Africa [16]
Netherlands Heineken High Ridge East Africa and the Indian Ocean [17]
United States Hill International Sub Saharan Africa [18]
China Huawei Upper Hill East Africa [19]
United States IBM Africa [20]
United Nations ICAO Gigiri East Africa and Southern Africa [21]
United States IMF Upper Hill Africa [22]
United States Intel Corporation Westlands East Africa [23]
United Kingdom ITF Westlands Africa [24]
Switzerland IUCN Mukoma East Africa [25]
Russia Kaspersky Lab East Africa [26]
United States Kiva Africa [27]
South Korea LG Westlands East Africa and Indian Ocean [28]
United States Mastercard East Africa [29]
Germany Merck KGaA Africa [30]
Japan Mitsubishi Motors Africa [31]
United States Motorola Solutions Sub-Saharan Africa [32]
India NIIT East Africa and Central Africa [33]
Finland Nokia East Africa [34]
Finland Nokia Research Hub Africa, India and the Middle East [35]
United States Pfizer Industrial Area East Africa [36]
United Kingdom Pricewaterhouse Coopers Upper Hill East Africa
United States Qualcomm Sub-Saharan Africa [37]
United States Rockefeller Foundation Upper Hill Africa [38]
Switzerland Red Cross [39]
United States RTI International Westlands Africa [40]
United Kingdom Sage Group Westlands East Africa [41]
Sweden Scania AB Africa [42]
Japan Sony East Africa and Central Africa [43]
United Kingdom Standard Chartered Bank Westlands Africa [44]
Sweden Stockholm Environment Institute Gigiri Africa [45]
United States Stratlink Global Riverside Africa [46]
Netherlands TNT Upper Hill East Africa and Central Africa [47]
Japan Toyota Mombasa Road Africa [48]
United States Visa Inc. Sub Saharan Africa [49]
United States World Bank Upper Hill Africa [50]
China Xinhua News Agency Upper Hill Africa [9]

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