HR and Payroll

New leadership appointments at Schneider Electric

The energy management and industrial automation firm bolsters its leadership team with the appointments of James Calmeyer and Devan Pillay for its Anglo African region.


Board shake-up at MTN

The mobile operator names Nosipho Molope and Noluthando Gosa as non-executive directors of the group, effective 1 April 2021.

Dec 11, 2020

College-industry partnership promotes ICT talent development

Huawei, SAPCO and the Department of Higher Education and Training strengthen their partnership to transform 33 TVET colleges into ICT academies.


Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga named group CIO of Barloworld

The 2014 Visionary CIO of the Year is promoted from the position of chief digital officer at Barloworld Automotive and Logistics.

Dec 10, 2020

Govt’s weak IT systems flagged for sluggish COVID-19 relief delivery

The auditor-general’s COVID-19 audit once again flags IT systems as among the top shortcomings in government efficiently delivering relief initiatives.

Dec 10, 2020

MTN’s Oliver Fortuin appointed Seacom group CEO

Oliver Fortuin takes over from Byron Clatterbuck, who has resigned and will be ending his eight-year tenure with the submarine cable operator.

Dec 10, 2020

Hylton Kallner appointed new Discovery Bank CEO

The digital-only bank appoints Hylton Kallner to replace Barry Hore, at a time the digital bank has completed its build and migration phase.

Dec 10, 2020

Rajiv Ramaswami appointed CEO of Nutanix

Succeeding Nutanix co-founder Dheeraj Pandey, Rajiv Ramaswami previously held senior executive roles at VMware, Broadcom, Cisco and Nortel.

Dec 8, 2020

New CEO, COO to lead Bridgestone Mobility Solutions

Jan-Maarten de Vries will take over as CEO of the business unit, while Michiel Wesseling will become COO when the current CEO leaves.


Information Regulator welcomes new member

President Cyril Ramaphosa appoints Alison Tilley as a part-time member of the Information Regulator.

Dec 7, 2020

MTN picks Telkom’s Molefe as new finance chief

Telkom’s current chief financial officer Tsholofelo Molefe is joining Pan-African telecoms group MTN in a similar role.

Dec 7, 2020

HP Inc appoints VP, MD for Africa

The company names Bradley Pulford as vice-president and managing director of HP Africa, effective 1 December.