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SPECTRAMI appoints new General Manager

March 20, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Company News, PeopleComments (0)

SPECTRAMI has announced that it has appointed Yasser Ali, as the General Manager for Egypt, Levant and North Africa. Based in Cairo, Yasser will be responsible for accelerating the growth of business, maintaining customer, partner and vendor relationship by implementing company’s Vendor Extension Model (VEM) model in Egypt, Levant and all across North...

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Johanna Juselius looks beyond just 'smart' cities

IoTFA2019: Johanna Juselius looks beyond just ‘smart’ cities

March 18, 2019 • Features, Internet of Things, People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Internet of Things is a vast and rapidly developing concept within ICT. Devices are getting smarter and innovators are finding more ways to integrate these kinds of devices into our everyday lives. It has moved completely out of the personal and residential...

Altron appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Altron appoints new Chief Financial Officer

March 15, 2019 • PeopleComments (0)

JSE-listed Altron has announced Cedric Miller as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Miller, who will join the technology Group on 1 May 2019, has more than 27 years’ financial and accounting experience, having worked extensively in global investment and retail...

Facebook loses chief product officer and Whatsapp head

March 15, 2019 • Company News, Online & Social, People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg has announced the resignation of the company’s Chief Product Officer, Chris Cox, and the head of WhatsApp, Chris Daniels. Cox has been with Facebook for more than a decade and currently oversees the company’s core suite of...

Cortex Logic CEO awarded AI Leader Of The Year

March 13, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, People, StartupsComments (0)

South African based Artificial Intelligence Software & Solutions veteran and founder of Cortex Logic, awarded premium accolade at Africa’s Tech Week event, underlying a life dedicated to AI and Data Science Innovation. Dr Ludik is an African based...

Winch Energy appoints Olga Johnson as Ambassador for Africa

Winch Energy appoints Olga Johnson as Ambassador for Africa

March 10, 2019 • Company News, Mining & Energy, PeopleComments Off on Winch Energy appoints Olga Johnson as Ambassador for Africa

Leading off-grid utilities provider Winch Energy, announces it has appointed highly respected African energy expert Mrs. Olga Johnson as an Ambassador for Africa. Franco-Beninese Olga Johnson is a true expert in her field and one of the figures of the...

Cell C appoints new interim Group Chief Executive Officer

Cell C appoints new interim Group Chief Executive Officer

February 28, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, PeopleComments Off on Cell C appoints new interim Group Chief Executive Officer

Cell C has announced the appointment of Douglas Craigie Stevenson as interim Group Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective 1 March 2019. Craigie Stevenson replaces Jose Dos Santos, who announced his resignation as Chief Executive Officer in February...

SAP Africa appoints cloud expert for Southern Africa

SAP Africa appoints cloud expert for Southern Africa

February 19, 2019 • Cloud Computing, PeopleComments Off on SAP Africa appoints cloud expert for Southern Africa

SAP Africa has appointed Cameron Beveridge as Regional Director for Southern Africa. Beveridge, a seasoned professional with a 25-year pedigree in technology, had until recently led one of SAP Africa’s largest business units, with responsibility for SAP...

Aerobotics appoints new head of Data Science

Aerobotics appoints new head of Data Science

February 18, 2019 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Aerobotics appoints new head of Data Science

Aerobotics announced that artificial intelligence expert and thought leader Stuart Reid has joined the company as their Head of Data Science to help drive and grow their capabilities. Stuart will be based in the Cape Town office where he will establish new...

ICASA chair gets 20 years in prison

ICASA chair gets 20 years in prison

February 16, 2019 • People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on ICASA chair gets 20 years in prison

Rubben Mohlaloga, chair of the Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA), has received a 20-year prison sentence for money-laundering and fraud linked to a Land Bank scam amounting to R6-million. Mohlaloga, ANC MP and chair of the parliament’s...

Clickatell appoints new executive

Clickatell appoints new executives

February 12, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Clickatell appoints new executives

South African-born and Silicon Valley-based global customer engagement company, Clickatell, has made three new appointments to its board as it enters its next phase of growth and global expansion. Michael Jordaan, financial services expert, venture capitalist...

Xen Lategan and Alan Keet have been appointed to Xineoh board.

Xineoh appoints new executives

February 11, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Xineoh appoints new executives

South African AI start-up, Xineoh, has appointed former Chief Executive Officer of Grand Parade Investments, Alan Keet, and former Chief Technology Officer of News International in the United Kingdom, Xen Lategan, to its board. Xineoh Chief Executive Officer,...

SAP Africa appoints MD for new Central Africa region

SAP Africa appoints MD for new Central Africa region

February 7, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on SAP Africa appoints MD for new Central Africa region

SAP Africa has announced the appointment of the Managing Director for a newly-formed Central African region. SAP veteran and respected business leader Pedro Guerreiro, who was appointed as managing director for Lusophone Africa in 2015 and West Africa in...

e4 appoints first HR and transformation executive

e4 appoints first HR and transformation executive

January 31, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on e4 appoints first HR and transformation executive

Fintech company, e4, a Software-as-a-Service driven digital solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Ntombi Mphokane, as its first HR and transformation executive. Responsible for all aspects of HR and transformation across the Group, Mphokane...

Rudi Matjokana returns to Vodacom

Rudi Matjokana returns to Vodacom

January 28, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Rudi Matjokana returns to Vodacom

Vodacom Group has announced the appointment of Rudi Matjokana as Managing Executive for Public Enterprise Business. Rudi will report into Vodacom Business Chief Officer for Enterprise Sales, Mickey Mashale and will form part of the Vodacom Business executive...

9mobile gets new CFO

9mobile gets new CFO

January 24, 2019 • People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on 9mobile gets new CFO

Nigerian Telecommunications company, 9mobile has announced the appointment of Phillips Oki as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Oki has worked at KPMG Nigeria, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Royal Merchant Bank, Pepsico International, TBIC Nigeria Ltd and...