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Tutum Protect appoints Kevin Fisher as its Senior Regional Director for Africa


We are delighted to report that Tutum Protect is making significant progress on its mission to support governments and organisations in sub-Saharan Africa to protect the lives of vulnerable people.

Tutum Protect’s executive team has grown to include Kevin Fisher, Senior Regional Director for Africa, who is responsible for driving Tutum Protect’s business interests and strategy for the region.

Starting his corporate career in pharmaceuticals with Sandoz Products and later Novartis South Africa, Kevin’s experience spans a variety of roles over 22 years within the medical sector primarily in sales and marketing strategy execution.

Moving over to the medical devices sector in 2002, he was appointed Country Manager for Welch Allyn SA (Pty) Ltd and developed the sub-Saharan business over 15 years and later as General Manager at Hill-Rom for the Africa Region post acquisition.

Kevin is passionate about creating results, shareholder value and developing people to their full potential.

Kevin’s appointment demonstrates Tutum Protect’s commitment to supporting the African public and private health sectors better access the global supply of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and medical equipment and we look forward to working with Kevin to make a positive impact in the region both now and in the coming years.


Kevin Fisher

+27 82 909 9999

About Tutum Protect

Tutum Protect is born with the sole purpose of trying to create certainty and stability in fragmented and disrupted supply and distribution chains. Our mission is to help the African private and public health sectors better access the global supply of Personal Protection Equipment and Medical Equipment.

Through access to established producers all over the world, from 3M in the US, to rigorously tested Asian and European manufacturers, Tutum Protect can bring the certainty and safety of timely deliveries.

We practice a high degree of transparency over the pricing of the products we source and are quick to react to challenges which may arise over their supply. 

Our promise is to act with integrity and in South Africa we are committed to donating 10% of our annual income to The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and are aligned with the permissions required by the World Health Organisation, (WHO).

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