Information Builders has appointed InfoBuild as a new full representative in South Africa.

Established to further Information Builders’ goal of providing industry-leading BI solutions to corporations and governments worldwide, InfoBuild has its offices in Johannesburg and will serve regional customers and partners throughout the region.

Johan Jurd will serve as MD of InfoBuild South Africa.

The new will be the continent headquarters.

There are currently more than 20 Information Builders sites in South Africa.

“I am thrilled to be heading the expansion of Information Builders into South Africa, an area rich in opportunities,” says Jurd. “By having a dedicated Information Builders representative in Johannesburg, we will be able to provide African-based companies with the industry-leading business intelligence tools that will help them better utilize the information available and continue to expand and thrive.”

Gerald Cohen, president and CEO of Information Builders, comments: “Information Builders has established itself worldwide as a premier provider and integrator of BI solutions. South Africa is largely an untapped territory in the world of BI, and this expansion will deliver great value, both to our organization and to the local companies that will benefit from the insight offered by advanced BI tools. We look forward to working closely with current clients in the region as well as forging new relationships with developing companies.”