Mwasi Wilmore joins Ubongo, a social enterprise in Tanzania focused on creating edutainment and educational children’s television series in Africa, as the new CEO. Wilmore has worked with Fortune 100 companies like Citibank, Wachovia, and Bank of America both in the US and on global projects. She then moved back...
Altron, the JSE-listed technology company, has announced the appointment of Stewart van Graan as new executive chairman and acting CEO effective 1 July 2022. In January, Altron announced that CEO Mteto Nyati will step down from his role as of 30 June 2022. This decision, according to the company, was...
Nutanix, a leader in hybrid multi-cloud computing, today announced the appointment of Rukmini Sivaraman as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective May 1, 2022. Sivaraman will succeed Duston Williams, who is leaving to become CFO of a pre-IPO company in a different space. Williams will remain with Nutanix through April 30,...
Lipa Later, a first-of-its-kind buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) company operating in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, and Nigeria, has appointed Tom Gong as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Gong's previous experience includes being the co-founder of massive China-based retail service AliExpress, and former Technical Program Manager for Google Wallet. Gong will be joining...
South Africa's Absa Bank Group has appointed Arrie Rautenbach as its new CEO effective immediately. Rautenbach had currently been serving as Absa's head of retail and business banking and will now be leaping to the head of the banking group, replacing the previous CEO Daniel Mminele who quit the bank...
Africa's largest telecom, SA-based MTN Group has announced three new senior leadership appointments in its Nigerian, Iranian and Sudanese businesses all effective as of 1 April 2022. All three appointments were internal candidates, MTN says. MTN Nigeria's New COO Following the recent appointment of MTN Nigeria COO Mazen Mroue as MTN...
On Friday, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) South Africa, a multinational technology company, announced two new appointments to the country’s leadership team. Michael Langeveld is appointed as Chief Technology Officer, and Celeste Le Grange assumes the position of Head of Channel, Commercial, Mid-Market, and SMB. HPE says the appointments will help...
The perception of the workplace has changed drastically since 2020. The business world witnessed the rising popularity of remote work and the Great Resignation wave that came in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis, shaking numerous businesses globally. The Tech industry was among those most affected by these shifts, marking...
The Bitcoin Satoshi's Vision (BSV) blockchain's - the original Bitcoin blockchain created in 2018 - Switzerland-based organisation has appointed two new BSV Ambassadors as part of its global ambassador programme. Mohammed Ibrahim Jega and Geoffrey Weli-Wosu have both been appointed as BSV Ambassadors for West and East Africa - sharing...
Johannesburg-headquartered pan-African fintech enablement partner, Ukheshe Technologies, has announced the appointment of Darryn Botha as its Chief Information Officer (CIO). Botha’s role will include overseeing data security, maintaining a stable IT infrastructure, while enabling Ukheshe's business strategy and improving its ability to engage and collaborate with clients. Botha has spent over...
US-based multi-tech corporation Cisco has announced the appointment of Smangele Nkosi as its General Manager for its South African operations. As general manager, Nkosi’s focus is, according to Cisco, on leveraging the company’s technology leadership to support the country's innovation, prosperity and social inclusion. Her role will include working in close...
Nokia has appointed Pius Ang’asa as Country Manager for Kenya. He will be the primary interface with local authorities and government and be responsible for establishing and leading the Country Sales Committee (CSC) to foster Nokia’s business in the country across all customer segments. Rajiv Aggarwal, Market Unit Head of...
4Sight Holdings has announced that it is expanding its regional office in Windhoek to make its full range of technology offerings available to the Namibian market. 4Sight is a leading developer and implementer of technology solutions based on the Fourth Industrial Revolution for technology partners and resellers as well...
Kevin Staples will take over as Group CEO of BBD as of 1 March 2022. Announcing the move, Peter Searle, CEO of BBD Holding (Pty) Ltd, explained that he has made the decision to retire from the role to focus on the next stage of his personal life and on...
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, announced the launch of DoraSorter – an AI-powered intelligent sorting robot – in collaboration with Dorabot, a leading robotics solution provider for logistics. The sorting robot represents the company’s latest push...
Workers are leaving jobs like never before, and it’s causing a shortage of talent that has companies around the globe reeling. According to a recent survey conducted by Citrix, 40 percent of 1,000 knowledge workers in the US have left at least one job in the past year...
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