Altron announces new chief executive

 ·1 Sep 2022

JSE-listed technology company Altron has announced the appointment of Werner Kapp as Group chief executive with effect from 1 October 2022.

Altron executive chairman Stewart van Graan said: “After a rigorous search and recruitment process by the board, we are very pleased to appoint a well-recognised leader with extensive expertise and sector experience.

“Werner will drive our vision as Altron to become a preeminent technology services provider with ambitions to strengthen our local and global presence in the digital solutions market. This is a market where the opportunity is substantial.”

Kapp was at Dimension Data where over a twenty-two-year period, he held various roles as CEO (Middle East and Africa), chief operating officer (Middle East and Africa) and regional executive.

Kapp holds a law degree from the Nelson Mandela University and a Master’s degree in Business Leadership from the UNISA School of Business. He has a global leadership development certification from the IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland.

In a statement, the Altron Board thanked Stewart van Graan who has been interim chief group executive since July 2022 and will revert to his role of chairman of the board from 1 October.

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