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Elisabeth Moreno appointed as VP & Managing Director for HP Inc. Africa

Elisabeth Moreno appointed as VP & Managing Director for HP Africa

January 17, 2019 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

HP has announced the appointment of Elisabeth Moreno as the new Managing Director for HP Inc. Africa. Based in Johannesburg, Elisabeth Moreno replaces David Rozzio who will move to another leadership position at HP, leading its Central Europe cluster. In this new role, Moreno will be responsible for providing country leadership for South Africa and [&hellip...

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Chris de Bruyn takes lead as new Operations Director for Gabsten Technologies

January 17, 2019 • PeopleComments (0)

Data management solutions specialist, Gabsten Technologies, has announced the appointment of Chris de Bruyn as their new Operations Director. De Bruyn has over fifteen years of experience within the IT industry and two years of experience within Gabsten...

Lillian Barnard appointed as new Managing Director for Microsoft South Africa

Microsoft South Africa gets new MD as Zoaib Hoosen calls it quits

January 15, 2019 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Microsoft South Africa has appointed Lillian Barnard as its new Managing Director, effective March 1, 2019. Barnard, the current Director for Public Sector at Microsoft, will replace Zoaib Hoosen who has resigned after nearly five years at the helm. Since his...

Liquid Telecom appoints new Regional CEO for MEWA

Liquid Telecom appoints new Regional CEO for MEWA

January 11, 2019 • People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Liquid Telecom has appointed Mohamed Abdel Bassit as its new Regional CEO for Middle East and West Africa (MEWA). Based in Cairo, Bassit will oversee the group’s expansion further into MEWA following the recent news that it is investing US$400m in the...

Software AG appoints new executives

Software AG appoints new executives

January 11, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, PeopleComments (0)

Software AG has announced that Dr Wolfram Jost, who engineered Software AG’s digital transformation technology as the company’s Chief Technology Officer, will leave Software AG to pursue new opportunities. Dr Andreas Bereczky, Chairman of Software...

Aurecon

Aurecon announces new Managing Director

December 19, 2018 • PeopleComments Off on Aurecon announces new Managing Director

Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has announced Paul Gleeson’s appointment as Managing Director – Energy, Resources and Manufacturing. Paul will continue to build Aurecon’s momentum as Australia’s leading engineering...

MTN appoints new executives

MTN appoints new executives

December 18, 2018 • PeopleComments Off on MTN appoints new executives

MTN Group has announced the appointment of several executives, including the position of Chief Technology & Information Officer and Executive for Corporate Services & Sustainability. Charles Molapisi has been appointed as the company’s Group...

Nobel Prize laureate Arthur Ashkin speaks at Nokia Bell Labs

Nobel Prize laureate Arthur Ashkin speaks at Nokia Bell Labs

December 18, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, PeopleComments Off on Nobel Prize laureate Arthur Ashkin speaks at Nokia Bell Labs

Nokia Bell Labs, the world renowned industrial research arm of Nokia, on the 17th of December 2018, held a ceremony in honour of Arthur Ashkin, who was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics for work undertaken while at Bell Labs. Ashkin was awarded the...

The Innovation Hub

The Innovation Hub appoints new CEO in South Africa

December 12, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on The Innovation Hub appoints new CEO in South Africa

Gauteng Growth and Development Agency and The Innovation Hub Board Members have announced the appointment of Advocate Pieter Holl as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Innovation Hub. Advocate Pieter Holl succeeds Dr McLean Sibanda and was the Acting...

Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled unlawfully promoted cryptocurrency

Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled unlawfully promoted cryptocurrency

November 30, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled unlawfully promoted cryptocurrency

Professional boxer, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and music producer, DJ Khaled are in hot water over allegations made against them of unlawfully promoting Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Both men failed to disclose payments they received for promoting investments in...

Managing the impact of the global digital component shortage

Top CIO, IT Personality for 2018 named at IITPSA President’s Awards

November 30, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Top CIO, IT Personality for 2018 named at IITPSA President’s Awards

  Etion’s Teddy Daka and Absa’s Jacques Barkhuizen have been named SA’s IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year at the SA IT industry’s top annual awards. The annual Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) 2018...

Etion Secure appoints new Executive

Etion Secure appoints new Executive

November 25, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Etion Secure appoints new Executive

  Etion has announced the appointment of Gaopalelwe Mogapi, who joins Etion Secure, the group’s cybersecurity solutions provider, as Executive: Cloud Services.   “Gao joins Etion Secure from Accenture where she was the Technology...

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams sworn in as new Minister of Communications

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams sworn in as new Minister of Communications

November 23, 2018 • People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams sworn in as new Minister of Communications

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the Department of Communications and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services will be merging into what will henceforth only be known as the Department of Communications during a Cabinet reshuffle on...

Andrew Hall named new Managing Director for Paratus Namibia

Andrew Hall named new Managing Director for Paratus Namibia

November 16, 2018 • PeopleComments Off on Andrew Hall named new Managing Director for Paratus Namibia

Paratus has announced the appointment of Andrew Hall as its new Managing Director for Paratus Namibia. He will be taking over the reins from John D’Alton who will be taking over regulatory, legal and also marketing strategies for the Paratus Group in...

Vodacom appoints new Managing Executive for IoT Africa

Vodacom appoints new Managing Executive for IoT Africa

November 13, 2018 • Internet of Things, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom appoints new Managing Executive for IoT Africa

Vodacom Group has appointed Peter Malebye as Managing Executive for Internet of Things (IoT) Africa Vodacom Group Business. Peter, who has almost 20 years of experience replaces Deon Liebenberg. Peter previously held the position of Managing Executive...

Twitter mourns the passing of comic book legend Stan Lee

Twitter mourns the passing of comic book legend Stan Lee

November 13, 2018 • Online & Social, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Twitter mourns the passing of comic book legend Stan Lee

Stan Lee, the creator of Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four, and The Incredible Hulk, has died at the age of 95. Lee passed away on Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and his death was confirmed by Kirk Schenck, an attorney for Lee’s...