EOH appoints Marius de la Rey as interim CEO

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Marius is currently chief executive officer of EOH’s largest segment, iOCO South Africa.

EOH, one of Africa’s leading technology services providers and CIO South Africa’s trusted principal partner, has appointed Marius de la Rey as its interim CEO. Earlier this year, Andrew Mthembu was announced as the interim CEO, succeeding Stephen van Coller, whose contract ended on March 31, 2024. Recently, Andrew Mthembu stepped down as a director of the company and its subsidiaries, as well as from his position as executive chairman and interim CEO.

Marius joined EOH as COO in 2019. He was later appointed as chief executive iOCO, where he also sat on its board, and most recently as interim CEO of EOH. Maruis is an entrepreneurial tech leader, having been a franchise owner in the past and also worked in the financial services industry during his time with Standard Bank as head of group real estate, and Absa as chief executive: customer channels distribution and coverage.

He holds a BAcc from the University of the Witwatersrand, and a higher diploma in tax, accounting and related services from the same institution.

Other notable appointments include Veronica Motloutsi as independent non-executive director, Dennis Venter as non-independent non-executive director, and Rhys Summerton as non-independent non-executive director.

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