South African technology integrator and managed service provider, NEC XON appoints ICT veteran, Johann Coetze to take over from Eugene le Roux as Executive VP of the organization. Johann formerly worked with HPE, Dimension Data, and Datacentrix.
“Johann Coetzee will provide support for NEC XON’s ambitious growth strategy in Sub-Sahara Africa, this also will include activities to increase the company’s market sector penetration.,” the company says.
“Carel Coetzee, CEO of NEC XON, says, “Our company now primarily focuses on offering sophisticated solutions to telecommunications, mobile network operators (MNOs), and network service providers.”.
“Johann will reinforce our position by supporting our solution clusters and enhancing our carrier-grade enterprise solutions, which will be backed up by services at the levels required by clients to minimize business disruption and improve quality of experience,” he says.
“NEC XON provides a complete and highly integrated solution set spanning infrastructure, safety, communication, and digital clusters, as well as enterprise-grade service levels to back them up,” says Johann Coetzee.
“NEC XON’s substantial systems integration skills and knowledge are in complete alignment with the commercial cooperation of the NEC Global. We rely on NEC’s more than 110 000 global workforces, over 49 000 patents, and a history of assisting African organizations dating back to 1963. We provide a compelling value proposition for carriers, mobile operators, service providers, and enterprises, backed by relationships with the top vendors in their categories around the world, combined with automated services capabilities and deep African innovation.”
The new Executive VP will kick off his responsibilities for sales engagement and solutions across NEC XON’s regional head offices in East, West, and South Africa.
Meanwhile, Le Roux joins NEC XON’s global partner, NEC, focusing his work with NEC America (NECAM) in the United States. He is currently in South Africa, where he is passing on his knowledge and gradually integrating into the US team.
“We are excited to have Johann join our team and bring his talents and experience to the enterprise industry and our broader customer base, allowing us to offer our comprehensive carrier and networking capabilities to the enterprise market and our broader client base,” says Carel Coetzee.