by MTHULISI SIBANDA
JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ACCENTURE, the professional services company, has appointed Vukani Mngxati as Managing Director (MD) for South Africa.
He is tasked with the responsibility of driving the company’s growth strategy in sub-Sahara Africa.
Mngxathi succeeds William Mzimba, who has been at the position since 2006 and with Accenture for 18 years.
Mngxati has served as MD of Accenture’s Health and Public Service business for the past five years.
He started his career with Accenture in 2000 after completing his studies and left in 2006 to pursue his personal interests as an entrepreneur.
He returned to Accenture four years later w.
Gianfranco Casati, Accenture’s Group Chief Executive: Growth Markets, said the new MD was familiar with the local market and delivered real value and impact for clients through innovative digital solutions.
This, he said, made him a great choice to lead Accenture’s business in sub-Sahara Africa.
“As country managing director, Vukani will help clients streamline, transform and grow their businesses so they are future-ready,” Casati said.
Mngxati, a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Business Information Systems and Accounting from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, said in the rapidly changing digital society, many companies risked lagging behind unless they embraced digital technology .
“It is a journey that not only improves companies’ bottom lines, but is also a part of nation building, making this an incredibly exciting time to be able to help shape the future of Africa,” said Mngxati.
Accenture has been operating in South Africa since 1971.
– CAJ News