Altech announces executive appointments
2 July 2012
Altech announces executive appointments:
JSE-listed Allied Technologies Limited (Altech) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robin Marsden as Executive: Corporate Finance and Richard Wingfield as Chief Information Officer to the Altech Group.
Robin Marsden is an accomplished business leader with executive and financial experience in South Africa, the United States and international markets. He has more than 15 years’ board level experience and his previous positions include Partner and Head of M&A and Corporate Finance Advisory at Deloitte, Chief Executive Officer of Sage Life USA & Bermuda, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer at Sage Life, and Management Consulting Partner at Deloitte.
Robin will report to Peter Curle, Director: Corporate Finance at Altech and his duties will include acquisitions, joint ventures, financing, restructurings and disposals for the Altech Group.
Robin holds a BCom, BCom (Hons), MCom, and is a registered CA (SA).
Richard Wingfield is a well-respected professional with more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry. His experience covers the full breadth of the technology scope, including global technology strategies/innovations, complex system design through to global system implementation and support. He has extensive management experience having led large teams across multiple regions and zones. Richard was formerly a Chief Technology Officer at JP Morgan for the past 10 years.
Richard will report to Dr Willie Oosthuysen: Chief Technology Officer and Chief Strategic Officer at Altech. He will be responsible for providing vision and leadership in respect of the development and implementation of information technology initiatives to optimise and improve cost effectiveness, service quality and group business development.
Notes to Editors:
About Allied Technologies Limited
Allied Technologies Limited (Altech) is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). It is focused on the Telecommunications, Multi-media and Information Technology (TMT) industries and employs more than 3 580 employees in South Africa and abroad.
As a leading South African multi-billion rand group, Altech is involved in the design, development and convergence of Telecommunications, Multi-media systems and IT solutions.
For further information please contact:
Chief Executive Officer: Altech
Tel: +27 11 715 9004
Cell: +27 83 236 8000
Shenanda Janse van Rensburg
Group Executive: Marketing, PR & Communications - Altech Head Office
Tel: +27 11 715 9031
Mobile: +27 84 777 1977
JSE code: ALT