Nkosenhle Ngongoma


Job Title: CIO

Company: Ascendis


Nkosenhle Ngongoma was appointed Group CIO of Ascendis Health in February 2020. Before this he was CIO at Toyota Financial Services SA for four years. Nkosenhle has more than twenty years experience working in the IT sector having held positions like IT services continuity specialist at Eskom and corporate specialist in IT disaster recovery at ACSA. He has a Diploma in software development from the Durban Institute of Technology.

2020 - Present     Group CIO, Ascendis Health
2016 - 2020          CIO, Toyota Financial Services SA
2015 - 2017          Executive Committee Member, IITPSA
2015 - 2016          Corporate Specialist: IT Disaster Recovery, ACSA
2014 - 2014          ICT Domain Applications Specialist, PRASA
2011 - 2013          IT Service Continuity Specialist, Eskom
2011 - 2012          Senior IM Infrastructure, Eskom
2008 - 2011         Systems Analyst IM Applications, Eskom
2007 - 2008         Senior Software Programmer, Live Monitoring Pty Ltd
2004 - 2007         Head of IT Systems and Design, Classified Informatics Pty Ltd
2002 - 2004         System Developer, Azraa Audio Visual Software

2019 - 2019          PGD Management of Digital Business, Wits University
2018 - 2018          Executive Development Program, Wits Business School
2017 - 2017          CIO Professional Practice for IT Operations Management, Wits University
2009 - 2010          IT Knowledge Management, Tshwane University of Technology
1999 - 2001          Software Development, Durban Institute of Technology

About Ascendis Health Ltd: Ascendis Health is a market leader in health and care products, owning some of the most recognised brands in South Africa. Their innovative portfolio of products is spread across diverse revenue streams and markets, allowing for organic and strategic growth across each of their three product divisions: Ascendis Consumer Brands, Ascendis Pharma-Med and Ascendis Phyto-Vet. From the sourcing of raw materials to new product development and manufacturing, to marketing and selling, the Ascendis Health portfolio spans the value chain with solutions that span the globe. They invest in their health and care brands to ensure robust and sustainable growth, both locally and internationally.


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