August 20, 2017 12:30 AM ET


Company Overview of SAP Africa (Pty.) Ltd.

Company Overview

SAP Africa (Pty.) Ltd. develops and markets enterprise application software products. The company was incorporated in 1999 and is based in Woodmead, South Africa. SAP Africa (Pty.) Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of SAP AG.

SAP Business Park

1 Woodmead Drive

Woodmead,  2148

South Africa

Founded in 1999


27 11 235 6000


27 11 235 6001

Key Executives for SAP Africa (Pty.) Ltd.

Interim Managing Director
CEO & MD (Leave of Absence)
Age: 48
Chief Operating Officer
Managing Director of Francophone Africa
Managing Director of South African Business
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

SAP Africa (Pty.) Ltd. Key Developments

SAP Africa Appoints Goutam Dev as Head of Education for Africa

SAP Africa announced that it has appointed Goutam Dev as head of education for Africa.

SAP Appoints Interim Management Team for SAP Africa

SAP SE has announced an interim management team for SAP Africa after four management team members were placed on administrative leave, pending the outcome of an investigation into its South Africa business. The new management team comprises of Ashley Boag as acting chief operating officer; Peter David, chief financial officer for SAP EMEA and now acting CFO for Africa; local ICT industry veteran Pieter Bouwer as South African MD; and Claas Kuehnemann as acting managing director, SAP Africa. The rest of the management team reports to Kuehnemann. SAP announced last week that Kuehnemann will take on the role of acting managing director for Africa with immediate effect while the company conducts its investigation into its South African operations. Kuehnemann joined SAP in South Africa in 1992 and has held executive positions for SAP in South Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

SAP Africa Appoints Mars Hopeful as Innovation Head

SAP Africa has appointed Dr. Adriana Marais as head of innovation in Africa. A qualified theoretical scientist and quantum biologist, Marais is one of the top 100 candidates in the Mars-One project and aspires to be one of the astronauts involved in the development of a human settlement on the planet. According to SAP Africa, Marais will lead the IOT Lab, the Co-Innovation Lab initiatives, as well as other innovation streams, while taking the company's digital platform solutions to the African market. Based at SAP's Johannesburg offices, she will drive strategic co-innovation projects and take responsibility for the SAP Start-up Focus programme, which provides SMEs with digital solutions to help accelerate growth. Before joining SAP Africa, Marais was a postdoctoral quantum researcher at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) and lectured in physics at the University of Cape Town.

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