May 26, 2024

SAP onboards Kholiwe Makhohliso

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
SAP appoints Kholiwe Makhohliso to lead Southern Africa Organisation
SAP appoints Kholiwe Makhohliso to lead Southern Africa Organisation

SAP announced the appointment of seasoned technology executive, Kholiwe Makhohliso, as its new Managing Director for Southern Africa. 

Sergio Maccotta, Senior Vice-President for Middle East South and Africa at SAP
Sergio Maccotta, Senior Vice-President for Middle East South and Africa at SAP

Sergio Maccotta, Senior Vice-President for Middle East South and Africa at SAP, says Makhohliso joins the company at a pivotal time. “Organisations throughout Southern Africa are uncovering new capabilities and efficiency gains through the smart use of intelligent technologies, thereby accelerating business transformation and sustainability efforts. As the region shifts to more agile and resilient business processes to power growth across multiple industries, Kholiwe’s technology and leadership expertise will be a great asset to our business.” 

With more than 20 years’ technology experience, and previous leadership roles that span both the public and private sectors, Makhohliso started her career as an auditor. During her illustrious career, she has worked in IT, consulting and sales for blue chip companies that include Accenture and Oracle. Most recently, Makhohliso was the Vice-President and Country MD for German software company, Software AG, where she served as an Executive Director board member. 

SAP logo
SAP logo

Passionate about education and youth skills development, Makhohliso is also Chairperson of the Sparrow Trust, a non-profit organisation working to provide young, disadvantaged South African youth with education and learning opportunities. 

Speaking of her new appointment Makhohliso comments, “This is a fantastic time to be joining SAP, as the organisation takes significant strides on its cloud leadership journey that is embracing the potential of AI and sustainability in the Southern African marketplace. I’m excited for this next chapter in my career as the region has a well-established installed base of SAP customers, and I look forward to further engaging both customers and partners to generate ongoing positive impact, powered by technology.” 

“Organisations are navigating a new era of change and uncertainty and the role that technology plays in unlocking value is critical,” adds Maccotta. “Kholiwe’s appointment to this strategic leadership role will be invaluable in further leading SAP’s efforts in Southern Africa to power innovation and ultimately fuel economic growth.”

Source

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Banner_1300-x-600-pix-2-min-1024x473.jpg

For more articles related to SAP, do read:

Sapphire 2023: SAP’s Vision for Future-Ready Business Comes to Power

SAP to operate its flagship SAP business network out of Riyadh

Targa Telematics partners SAP Labs for Digital Transformation and EVs

Share.

RELATED POSTS

Andrew Sims, co-founder and CEO of Infinios Financial Services and Khalid Elgibali, Division President, Middle East and North Africa, Mastercard
Mastercard partners with Infinios
HSBC partners with AMIDEAST
HSBC collaborates with AMIDEAST
The MoU was signed in the presence of HE Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, Chairman of Masdar, and COP28 President-Designate; and Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany,
Masdar collaborates with IRENA for renewable energy
  • Telcotech

LATEST POSTS

INTLBM MAGAZINE COVER FOR WEB
Join us on May 29th, 2024, at the Holiday Inn Business District in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for Cyber Next Summit & Awards 2024 - KSA Edition.
Image used for illustrative purpose
A dash camera is like having a silent witness on the road, ready to capture those unexpected moments and setting Dash cams on cars is also vital