Enterprise and Asset Management consultancy Vetasi has boosted its South African team with the appointment of Sales and Marketing Director, Steve Botha.
The 41-year-old, who is a specialist in IT Service Management and TRIRIGA, joins from IBM where he headed up a successful sales team as Business Unit Leader for IBM Tivoli. Prior to that, Steve held a number of senior roles at IT Service Management specialist Axios Systems, pharmaceuticals company Pfizer, and document management software solutions company Opentext.
Commenting on his appointment, Steve said: “I’m delighted to be joining Vetasi as it is one of the most experienced and dynamic IWMS and EAM business partners that IBM has globally. Vetasi are perfectly positioned to deliver against IBM’s Smarter Planet initiatives focussing on Smarter Physical Infrastructure, Smarter Cities and Enterprise Asset Management. I am really looking forward to working with major clients in the region and helping them to address their business and organisational challenges in the Smarter Infrastructure arena.
Trevor Roberts, Managing Director of Vetasi in South Africa, said: “Steve is a very successful sales and sales management professional with extensive experience in both the UK and South African markets. He will make a great addition to our South African team.
“Initially, Steve’s focus will be on developing our IBM TRIRIGA IWMS business in South Africa, whilst taking the sales and marketing leadership role on our board of directors.”
Established in 2005, Vetasi is a market leader in IT Service Management (ITSM), Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Work Management (WM) solutions, using IBM Maximo and other complementary technologies. The company has more than 50 consultants, making it the largest IBM Maximo Partner in Europe and Africa. Vetasi’s international client base includes GSK, Royal Bank of Scotland, Gas de France Suez, Volvo, Toyota, BP, Johnson & Johnson, Diageo, and Bombardier.