Posts Tagged ‘COO’

  • Airtel Nigeria's COO, Tolu Ojo and Tawa Bolarin (image: supplied)

    Nigeria: Airtel hones in on SMEs

    May 8, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off

    Mobile operator Airtel Networks has restated its commitment to boosting SME growth and contributions to the economy. The company’s Chief Operations Officer (COO), Tolu Ojo gave the assurance while speaking to a gathering of entrepreneurs and exhibitors at a...

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

    Meet SAP AG’s new COO for EMEA

    January 30, 2014 • People, Southern AfricaComments Off

    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...

  • Nigerian-based telecommunications infrastructure provider IHS has appointed Rhys Phillip as Chief Commercial Officer. (Image source: IHS)

    New CCO at Nigeria’s IHS

    April 18, 2013 • PeopleComments Off

    Nigerian-based telecommunications infrastructure provider IHS has appointed Rhys Phillip as Chief Commercial Officer to support continued expansion across Africa and the Middle East. Rhys (43) joins Nigeria-headquartered IHS from Ernst & Young LLP where...

  • The African potential for tablets

    November 15, 2012 • OpinionComments Off

    Traditionally, adoption of mobile technologies in Africa has been very strong. In fact, the continent is the second biggest market in the world when it comes to mobile and is also the fastest growing. Tablet computers have especially been very popular in...

  • SAP Africa’s realtime plan to attract the SME

    November 1, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off

    In the words of its leaders, global business solution provider SAP has, for many years, been known as ‘the ERP company’ – one that is more often engaged at the high end enterprise space. At its biennial Saphila 2012 User Group Conference, the...

  • Now is the time for app developers in Africa – SAP Saphila 2012

    October 29, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    Global software solutions developer SAP has emphasised the importance of Africa in its strategy and believes now is the best time for African mobile app developers, partners and technology companies to engage the company. As reasons executive leadership at...

  • Airtel Kenya launches 3G network

    February 28, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (2)

    Kenya’s telecom operator, Airtel, officially launched its 3G platform on Monday. Subscribers can expect faster browsing and mobile data Airtel said. Opposition operators seem worried as the Indian-based company’s deals are set to overtake the local...

  • LLU – Why should a wireless company care?

    October 7, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    Many moons ago, governments realised that they had to provide telecommunication infrastructure to the populace in order for them to telecommunicate. In most countries this was done with tax-payer’s money, under the guise of state owned monopolies. This...

  • Altech: East Africa operations profits knocked down

    September 28, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    South African JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange) listed Allied Technologies Limited, Altech today announced the Group’s interim results for the six months ended 31 August 2011. “Revenue is R4.8 billion (about US $614 million). We’ve actually seen an...

  • SAP Africa appoints new COO

    February 24, 2011 • PeopleComments Off

    Derek Kudsee has been appointed by SAP to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) for sub-Sahara Africa, strengthening the software vendor’s presence in this growing market. Kudsee brings with him a wealth of experience within the business, having...