Kholiwe Makhohliso appointed new Software AG South Africa Sales Vice President


Kholiwe Makhohliso in the position of Country Leader for South Africa effective April 1st 2018.

Makhohliso takes over from Mohamed Cassoojee who decided to leave the business at the end of February 2018.

Makhohliso will be reporting to Philippe La Fornara, Software AG President for EMEA region.

Makhohliso has more than 22 years of experience in various businesses. She joined Oracle in July 2011 as a Head of Public Sector Applications. Her passion, drive, enthusiasm, commitment and success in this role saw her promoted to Senior Director and Later Country MD and Technology Leader of Oracle South Africa.

Makhohliso left Oracle in June 2017 to pursue business interests and complete her studies at Harvard.

She previously worked for Accenture for 7 years and held various roles including Senior Manager for Consulting, Business Development Executive and Sales Director.

Prior to that she was a Senior Auditor with Firm Chartered Accountants, PDB Pretorius Dondashe, where she completed her audit articles, a position she held for over 7 years.


About Author

Thabo Mphahlele is the BizNis Africa Head of Sales and Marketing. Mphahlele was previously MultiChoice Production Support Analyst responsible for developing and monitoring applications. In addition, Mphahlele develops and automates batch scripts and is responsible for the daily infrastructure maintenance at MultiChoice. As a Production Support Analyst, he is responsible for incident analysis solving , developing and constructing business reports for SQL and Oracle and implement change controls for the business. Additional responsibility includes monitoring system performance via SOA, Kibaba (Elasticsearch), H.P BSM, HP Sitescope. Mphahlele is responsible for creating infrastructure performance reports through HP Ops Analytics, monitoring payments via Splunk and in-house built-in tool and disaster recovery simulation and testing. At Nashua Mobile, he was responsible for application development and enhancing the web sites At South West Gauteng College, he was the IT Technician and Network Administrator. During his tenure at Double Digit Media, he was he focused on application and web site development for new and existing clients Mphahlele contributes as a Content Manager for BizNis Africa.

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