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S.Africa’s Gijima appoints COO

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Gijima is a South African ICT services group. PHOTO: Getty Images

Nxumalo, whose appointment will take effect from 1 July 2014, was employed as vice president (VP) of systems integration as well as VP for strategic business development at T-Systems.

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The information, communication and technology (ICT) services group recently reported a 19 per cent drop in revenue for the period ending 31 December 2013, citing a continued tough market as part of the reason for the pressure on its top line performance. [video]

“The results of strategic decisions taken are proving that the company is forging its way back on track as it continues to build on service delivery excellence. New markets are also being explored, specifically in Africa and in state-owned entities which are beginning to show traction,” [DATA GIJ:Gijima] had said.

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“The turnaround strategy is showing significant progress in terms of cost reduction and a return to profitability.”