HP appoints new MD for South Africa


Frank_van_Rees.jpgHP South Africa has a new Managing Director and Business Lead in the person of Frank van Rees.
Van Rees, who starts in his new role on January 1, 2010, will lead the country management team and will be responsible for driving the HP Enterprise Business in South Africa.

“We are delighted that we have such a highly talented business leader like Frank van Rees leading our business in South Africa”, said Santiago Cortes, Managing Director and Vice President Enterprise Business HP Middle East, Mediterranean & Africa (MEMA).

Van Rees has held leadership roles in sales, marketing and IT services in Netherlands, Eastern Europe and the Caribbean before his appointment as MD for HP South Africa. Prior to HP, van Rees was appointed as Sales and Marketing Director for Synstar Netherlands, now incorporated in HP group.

The former Managing Director, Gois Fouche, will take the role as Financial Controller for HP South Africa.

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