Software AG appoints Itayi Mandonga as new country leader for South Africa

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Itayi will succeed outgoing VP and country MD Kholiwe Makhohliso.

Software AG, a multinational software corporation headquartered in Germany, has recently announced the appointment of Itayi Mandonga as the new country leader for South Africa, commencing on 1 July. With his responsible and principled approach to technology implementation, Itayi will collaborate with the skilled Software AG team to assist customers in embracing cutting-edge and innovative technologies while expanding their integration into the cloud.

With cloud technology as the foundation for ongoing and accelerated digital transformation, Software AG aims to empower businesses in South Africa to not only achieve cost and efficiency benefits, but also establish robust security and compliance processes.

Itayi brings a wealth of experience in the ICT industry to his new role. Prior to joining the company in 2019, Itayi held positions at BSW Data, Paradigm Systems, and Oracle. He takes over from Kholiwe Makhohliso, who has recently left the company.

Itayi holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Zimbabwe, and completed his master’s in business leadership (MBL) at Unisa’s Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL).

“I am very passionate about the use of technology to help companies achieve ambitious business objectives. Today, more than ever before, being a connected organisation is a minimum requirement, and being innovative is how you move forward,” says Itayi.

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