The appointment is with immediate effect.
Sordam takes over from Cherian Varghese, who has been named as the Regional Managing Director and Vice President for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and South Asian Growing Economies at Oracle, based out of Singapore.
Sordam takes on his new role after over 20 years at Oracle in various leadership roles, most recently that of Vice President for Oracle’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
“Oracle is serious about Africa and having a vice president, based on the continent, heading African operations demonstrates our continued commitment to the continent, partners and our customers,” said Abdul Rahman Al Thehaiban, Oracle senior vice-president for technology Middle East and Africa (MEA).
Sordam said Oracle had been present in Africa for the last 30 years and invested into the continent aggressively for the last decades.
“I am eager to be a part of the Oracle Africa team, watching them transform the face of business on the continent, as they drive digital transformation success for our customers across the region,” Sordam said.
Oracle operates 13 dedicated offices across Africa.
These include two each in Nigeria, Egypt and South Africa and single offices in Algeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Mauritius and Senegal.
– CAJ News