Altron Systems Integration appoints Collin Govender as its new MD

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Collin’s appointment coincides with Altron’s plans to restructure its digital transformation business.

Altron has appointed Collin Govender managing director of Altron Systems Integration with effect from 1 October 2022.

Collin was appointed as managing director of Altron Karabina in January 2021 after joining Altron in June 2017 as group executive: shared services, and rose to the position of group chief information officer. He has, in the last 18 months, successfully turned the business around, and in his new role, he will continue to oversee Altron Karabina, putting in place an operational structure to ensure the company’s continued growth trajectory.

“Collin is a highly respected leader, and this appointment signals our intention to reshape our digital transformation business. Altron Systems Integration is central to this plan, which will enable us to optimally deliver security, data and cloud solutions and services to our customers,” says Werner Kapp, Altron’s group chief executive.

Collin oversaw the restructuring of Altron Karabina to simplify the operating model and renegotiated troubled contracts to return the company to profitability, resulting in a 47 percent increase in revenue and a 200 percent increase in operating income in the previous fiscal year.

He joined Altron from T-Systems International, where he was vice president for sales and service management. He has gained experience in a variety of business areas and has led turnarounds in systems integration, human resources, application development, and outsourcing. Collin has completed an executive programme at Harvard Business School and has participated in several executive development programmes at Deutsche Telekom.

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