Industry veteran Manoj Bhoola has joined SAP Africa as head of its database technology and mobility portfolio for the region.

In this role, Bhoola will lead a team of professionals in extending knowledge in software, hardware, consulting and networking across the SAP Database Technology and Mobile product portfolio to drive customer success.

Bhoola’s past experience includes executive and management positions at Novell, Microsoft, HP, Avanade and, more recently, Samsung Africa.

“Manoj brings 25 years of IT industry experience to the SAP Africa table and we’re most eager to watch as he helps our customers embrace the technologies that will help accelerate their businesses,” says Pfungwa Serima, CEO of SAP Africa.

“I am confident that, under Manoj’s leadership, this portfolio will continue to lead and drive continued innovation in the enterprise and mobile markets.”