HP has announced the appointment of Rudie Raath as Technology Consulting Country Manager for HP South Africa. This appointment is in line with the company’s plans to transform Technology Consulting in Fiscal Year 2011 (FY11) at a worldwide and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) level.
“We are making key investments and structural changes to better position us for growth and scale,” says Frank van Rees, MD and Enterprise Business Lead, HP South Africa.
Rudie joined HP as a Networking Technical Consultant in 2008 and then led the Networking Support Service and Consulting Group where he was involved in positioning HP as a networking infrastructure consulting leader.
Before joining HP, Rudie was well known as a thought leader in providing business solutions within the HP channel community to enterprise customers. His various successes and award in 2007 as Product Manager of the Year on HP Technologies, confirmed that commitment and passion drives success.
“Rudie comes with a unique vision where his approach to consulting is customer centric but with a strong focus on business financial results supported by mature technologies,” van Rees adds.
Rudie is a regular contributor to IT News Africa’s Opinion column. Read his thoughts on Unified Communication and wireless networks creating opportunities in the healthcare sector.
By Angela Meadon