SAP Africa has appointed Maphum Nxumalo as executive director, business development, where he will focus on the creation of new opportunities, while working closely with the regional directors and the sales team across sub-Saharan Africa.

“While we are beginning to feel the breeze of recession, there are significant opportunities across the rest of Africa and we are keen to realise this potential through relevant solutions. SAP is ready to work closely with current and potential customers as well as partners across the continent. The time for Africa is now.” says Pfungwa Serima, SAP Africa's MD.
“With Nxumalo taking up his new role, we have appointed Ashley Boag to the position of chief operations officer. Boag is the former vice-president: field management & operations, for SAP Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA).