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Former MTN South Africa CEO Mteto Nyati will take the reins at JSE-listed technology group Altron earlier than previously planned. Nyati, who resigned suddenly, and unexpectedly, as the

Shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a major shake-up at technology group Altron, ending decades of absolute control by the Venter family and ushering in a new strategic shareholder in the form

MTN South Africa CEO Mteto Nyati has resigned to take the reins at Altron. Nyati, formerly MD of Microsoft’s South African subsidiary, will take the reins at Altron from Robbie Venter on 1 July. The surprise move by Nyati, who joined MTN in 2014

Altron has a shortlist of candidates for a new CEO, all of them from the IT sector, the group’s current CEO, Robbie Venter, said on Monday. This comes as Altron disposes of non-core assets to focus on the ICT industry. Speaking on the TechCentral Podcast

Bill Venter will next week step down as chairman of Altron, the group he founded more than 50 years ago. He will be replaced by Mike Leeming, a retired banker who has been on the Altron board since 2002. Venter will assume a

JSE-listed technology group Altron has announced arguably the biggest shake-up in its 51-year history, setting out plans to introduce a new strategic partner and to collapse its control structure. The news sent the share price soaring by more than

Troubled technology and industrial group Altron said on Monday that it expects to return to profitability for the six months ended 31 August 2016 as a restructuring starts to bear early fruit. It said in a trading statement that it expects to report

At some point, JSE-listed Altron’s bombed out share price is going to look like a bargain. But it’s hard to know when that will be. The Venter-run family business last week announced a loss of R1,1bn for the year to February, drowning the previous