Interactive Intelligence South Africa has sold its support service division in South Africa to KEW ICT Outsourcing.
KEW ICT Outsourcing is a South African Level One, 100% black-owned company that provides ICT services.
The transaction was vendor financed over three years for an undisclosed amount.
In terms of the agreement, KEW will be Interactive Intelligence SA’s strategic services partner, fulfilling onsite support requirements for its customers, which include many blue chip companies in the private and public sectors. KEW employs approximately 15 people at its Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town operations.
“This transaction represents our commitment to inclusive economic transformation, and to the newly published B-BBEE Code of Good Practice, both of which mark great strides toward meeting our black empowerment objectives,” says Andre le Roux, Interactive Intelligence MD: African region.
KEW is led by a team of three directors with more than 30 years of combined industry and executive management experience.
KEW director Kabela Maroga has been a chartered accountant since 2008, and a director of various companies, some of which are listed on the JSE. She also serves on the Limpopo Economic Development Agency Board, and the Wescoal Holdings Board. In addition, Maroga chairs multiple audit committees.
KEW director William Sekgobela is an entrepreneur and a B-BBEE specialist with more than eight years of business management and development experience. He is one of the most knowledgeable and pragmatic experts in the field of broad-based economic empowerment. He also serves on the Publicis Africa Group Board, and the BRAW Transformation Outsourcing Board.
KEW Director Eugene Tshivase has more than 16 years of IT engineering experience. He’s served as regional support manager for Interactive Intelligence SA since 2012.