According to SAP, the energy industry in sub-Saharan Africa is at a crossroads. (image: file)

SAP Africa appoints Francophone Africa MD

April 16, 2014 • Company News, PeopleComments (0)

Gilles Lepretre has been appointed SAP Africa’s Managing Director for French-speaking Africa.  The appointment comes at a time that sees the company driving significant growth in line with its 2014 goals for the region. In his new role, Gilles will lead the newly formed French African SAP territory, which is a merging of West and ...

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Telkom has warned that fraudsters are using the company’s name in order to solicited payment (Image source: File)

Ouma Rasethaba appointed Telkom Chief Risk Officer

April 2, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, PeopleComments (0)

Telkom yesterday announced the appointment of Ouma Rasethaba as Chief Risk Officer with immediate effect. Rasethaba, who has been with Telkom since 2006, previously held the position of Chief of Regulatory and Corporate Affairs. The appointment completes the...

Chris Wood, Chairman of the EASSy Management Committee (image: EASSy)

Gilat Satcom CEO appointed to WIOCC board

March 31, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, PeopleComments (0)

Gilat Satcom, a provider of satellite and fibre-based connectivity services in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, today announced that its CEO, Dan Zajicek, has been appointed to the board of WIOCC. Gilat Satcom Nigeria, a subsidiary of Gilat Satcom, was a...

Eileen Wilton, Chief Executive Officer of Gijima (image: Gijima)

Gijima appoints new CFO

March 13, 2014 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Gijima, a JSE listed ICT company yesterday announced the appointment of Ernst Röth as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective 1 April 2014. Röth has for the past seven years been the Chief Financial Officer of JSE-listed companies Mvelaphanda Group...

Mokgabudi Lucky Masilela, new CEO at ZICR. (Image source: ZICR)

New CEO to direct ZA Central Registry

February 14, 2014 • Online, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The ZA Central Registry (ZACR) has a new CEO with a vision to accelerate transformation within the South African DNS (Domain Name System) industry while staying true to the technical core competencies that have resulted in almost 900 000 domain...

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Deon Liebenberg appointed Vodafone Global Enterprise Africa VP

February 13, 2014 • Company News, PeopleComments (0)

Vodafone Global Enterprise (VGE), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Vodafone Group, announced on Friday, that Deon Liebenberg has been appointed Vice President of VGE Africa, effective the 1st April 2014. Previous to joining Vodafone, Liebenberg served as...

Michael Fleischer has been appointed to the position of Group Chief Legal Counsel. (Image source: MTN Group)

New Chief Legal Counsel for MTN Group

January 31, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, Southern AfricaComments (0)

MTN Group has appointed Michael Fleischer to the position of Group Chief Legal Counsel, effective 1 February 2014. A seasoned legal professional and experienced business executive, Fleischer joins MTN Group from Gold Fields Limited, where he was Executive...

Darren Roos, COO, SAP EMEA. (Image source: SAP)

Meet SAP AG’s new COO for EMEA

January 30, 2014 • People, Southern AfricaComments (0)

SAP AG today announced that Darren Roos from South Africa has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Europe, Middle East and Africa. As COO, Roos will be responsible for the successful operation of SAP’s entire EMEA business – from...

Mandre Stander, Samsung channel manager at Westcon-Comztek. (Image source: Westcon-Comztek)

Westcon-Comztek appoints new Samsung channel manager

January 14, 2014 • People, Southern AfricaComments (0)

  Leading value-added distributor, Westcon-Comztek has placed further importance on establishing fruitful and profitable vendor and reseller partnerships by way of its appointment of Mandre Stander as Samsung channel manager. Reporting to Heinz Stephan,...

Pierre Spies will be joining the group as CEO of Pinnacle Africa. (Image source: Pinnacle Africa)

Pinnacle Africa’s future CEO

December 2, 2013 • People, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Arnold Fourie, CEO Pinnacle Technology Holdings, announced today that one of the IT channel’s most respected executives, Pierre Spies, will be joining the group as CEO of Pinnacle Africa and will report directly to Group Head of Distribution, Henry...