Browsing: Jeremy Ord

Didata’s new CEO sets out his game plan

Game ranging and IT are disciplines that couldn’t be more removed from one another. Yet it’s a former game ranger and former prospective farmer that Dimension Data has hired as the new CEO of its key Africa and Middle East operation. And the new man in the hot

Citizen Came

Serial entrepreneur and Dimension Data cofounder Richard Came is warm and welcoming when he greets me at his hilltop home in Johannesburg’s leafy suburb of Houghton. With a panoramic view of Johannesburg’s northern suburbs, the elegant and enormous house is an apt reminder of the business successes

Saki Missaikos: IS’s Greek geek

When I sit down with Saki Missaikos, the new Internet Solutions (IS) MD, at the canteen at Dimension Data’s sprawling campus in Bryanston, north of Sandton, he immediately takes a shine to my new Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone. He confesses that he’s moved almost wholesale to Apple

Could Didata refloat on the stock market?

Although there has been “no active discussion” about it, the possibility of SA-headquartered IT services giant Dimension Data relisting on the stock market is not entirely out of the question, the group’s chairman, Jeremy Ord, has revealed in an interview with TechCentral. Ord says he can’t say at this stage

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Alan’s next chapter

On Monday, Alan Knott-Craig will move into his new office at 150 Rivonia Road. Expectations among industry players and consumers alike about his looming tenure at the helm of Cell C are running high. Can the man who built Vodacom turn the smaller operator

SA tech execs – then and now

When Dimension Data unveiled its new brand identity and logo last week, it released two separate images of its chairman, Jeremy Ord, one from the 1980s, the other more recent, to illustrate to staff why

Didata eyes acquisitions – with NTT

Dimension Data is eyeing a number of acquisitions and other investment opportunities in conjunction with its new parent, Japan’s Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Corp. Didata executive chairman Jeremy Ord

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