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Posts Tagged ‘appointment’

  • A sit down with Checkpoint's new Regional Director for Africa

    Meet Checkpoint’s new Regional Director for Africa

    September 3, 2019 • People, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Meet Checkpoint’s new Regional Director for Africa

    In August Check Point announced the appointment of Pankaj Bhula as the new Regional Director for Africa. With over 25 years’ experience in the IT sector, Bhula is tasked with the responsibility of driving Check Point’s market share and business...

  • Ericsson announces changes to the Executive Team

    Ericsson announces changes to the Executive Team

    August 26, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Ericsson announces changes to the Executive Team

    Ericsson has announced changes to the Executive Team. Fadi Pharaon has been appointed as Senior Vice President and Head of Market Area Middle East & Africa at Ericsson and member of Ericsson’s Executive Team, reporting to the CEO effective September 1,...

  • 5 things to know about Cell C's new CEO

    5 things to know about Cell C’s new CEO

    August 7, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 things to know about Cell C’s new CEO

    Months after Jose Dos Santos stepped down as the Chief Executive Officer of Cell C, the company has appointed Douglas Craigie Stevenson as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Stevenson was appointed as interim CEO in March this year. Craigie...

  • JUMO appoints regional CEOs

    August 6, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on JUMO appoints regional CEOs

    Tech company, JUMO has appointed Buhle Goslar and Ashish Desai as Africa CEO and India CEO respectively. The appointments come as part of a new organisational structure to support JUMO’s expansion into new markets in Africa and Asia. Goslar, who previously...

  • SUSE appoints first female CEO

    SUSE appoints first female CEO

    July 25, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on SUSE appoints first female CEO

    On Tuesday, 23 July 2019, Melissa Di Donato is named Chief Executive officer of SUSE,  effective 5 August 2019. This move is said to herald the next phase of growth and momentum for the independent open-source software company. Di Donato has a proven track...

  • JC Geha, the new COO for iBASIS.

    iBASIS appoints new Chief Operating Officer

    July 25, 2019 • Features, PeopleComments Off on iBASIS appoints new Chief Operating Officer

    iBASIS, a communications solutions provider based in Lexington, Massachusetts, USA, recently announced the appointment of JC Geha as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Geha was previously the Senior Vice President, Head of International...

  • MTN appoints Vodacom former CEO

    MTN appoints former Vodafone CEO

    July 18, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on MTN appoints former Vodafone CEO

    On Thursday, 18 July 2019, MTN Group announced the appointment of Yolanda Cuba as new Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer. She joins MTN Group from Vodacom, where she served as Chief Officer of Strategy and M&A. Prior to her role at Vodacom, Cuba was...

  • Naspers has appointed Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa as CEO, South Africa.

    Naspers appoints new CEO

    July 3, 2019 • People, Southern AfricaComments Off on Naspers appoints new CEO

    On 3 July 2019 Naspers, a global internet group, announced the appointment of Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa to the global Naspers management team in the position of CEO, South Africa. Mahanyele-Dabengwa will report directly to Bob van Dijk, Group CEO of Naspers....

  • 4AX appoints interim CEO

    4 Africa Exchange appoints interim CEO

    July 2, 2019 • Finance, People, Southern AfricaComments Off on 4 Africa Exchange appoints interim CEO

    4 Africa Exchange (4AX),  has announced that Fay Mukaddam has stepped down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO of RainFin Sean Emery will take over as interim CEO of 4AX. Mukaddam is still involved with the company as an active shareholder and will...

  • Thunes appoints KB Teo as new CFO

    Singapore-based payment company, Thunes appoints new CFO

    June 29, 2019 • Finance, PeopleComments Off on Singapore-based payment company, Thunes appoints new CFO

    Thunes, a business-to-business global payments platform that is targeted at emerging markets announced that KB Teo will be the new Chief Financial Officer. Teo enters the job with vast knowledge he has gathered over the past 25 years in the fields of...

  • Jobberman.com Nigeria appoints a new CEO

    Jobberman.com Nigeria appoints a new CEO

    June 22, 2019 • People, West AfricaComments Off on Jobberman.com Nigeria appoints a new CEO

    On 20 June 2019, Jobberman.com Nigeria named Hilda Kabushenga Kragha as the new CEO of the digital jobs and careers platform. She joined the business on 10 June 2019 responsible for the growth and operations of the company. Kragha was previously an Engagement...

  • Andrew Torre, Regional President for Visa Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa

    Visa’s Andrew Torre reappointed to the President’s Advisory Council

    June 20, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Visa’s Andrew Torre reappointed to the President’s Advisory Council

    Visa’s Andrew Torre, Regional President for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa has been reappointed to the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa. The Advisory Council is a United States private sector council...

  • Orange Business Services appoints new Vice President Middle East and Africa

    Orange Business Services appoints new Vice President Middle East and Africa

    June 18, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Orange Business Services appoints new Vice President Middle East and Africa

    Orange Business Services has announced the appointment of Sahem Azzam as Vice President Middle East and Africa. He is based in the regional headquarters at Dubai Silicon Oasis in the United Arab Emirates. Sahem brings over 15 years of experience in the region...

  • Hitachi Vantara appoints Regional Director for East and West Africa

    Hitachi Vantara appoints Regional Director for East and West Africa

    June 7, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Hitachi Vantara appoints Regional Director for East and West Africa

    Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, has appointed JP Smith as Regional Director for East and West Africa. As Regional Director, Smith is tasked with creating a high-performance culture within Hitachi Vantara’s local sales organisation...

  • EOH announces board appointment

    EOH announces board appointment

    June 6, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on EOH announces board appointment

    EOH has announced a new board and appointed Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi as Chairman of the Board. Dr Mkhwanazi was Chairman of BHP Billiton in South Africa from 2008 to 2015 and previously President and Chief Operations Officer of South Africa Aluminium with BHP...

  • Lenovo appoints new leader for META region

    Lenovo appoints new leader for META region

    May 27, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Lenovo appoints new leader for META region

    Lenovo has announced the appointment of Shashank Sharma as its new Executive Director and General Manager for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. Shashank has an extensive 23 years of experience in the IT and mobile industries, having previously served as the...