Agreement reflects commitment to leverage local partners to enable digital transformation in the Sub-Saharan Africa industrial and infrastructure market
AVEVA, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, today announced an expanded partnership and management role with EOH, with relation to AVEVA’s Sub-Saharan Africa sales and support for its software portfolio as an in-country partner.
AVEVA Expands Partnership with EOH to Enhance Support in Sub-Saharan Africa Region
From Left to Right: Bernhard Kloss, Divisional Director: Industrial Automation & Control–EOH, Dr. Ravi Gopinath, Chief Operating Officer-AVEVA, Deon Barnard, Managing Director-Wonderware Southern Africa, Doug Warren, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships-AVEVA.
“Sub-Saharan Africa is home to a large number of companies in the process, mining, metals, minerals and power industries. In order to increase our presence and best serve this market, we sought an experienced partner with an established customer base,” said Dr. Ravi Gopinath, Chief Operating Officer, AVEVA. “As a long standing distributor for our Wonderware portfolio of HMI/SCADA, Information Management and Operations Management solutions, we have built a strong working relationship with EOH that will now expand in scope, such as to meet the growing demand for our Asset Performance and other industrial solutions.”
“AVEVA’s reputation for innovation, coupled with the value proposition of the Industrial Software Platform to drive digital transformation, represents a unique opportunity that is unsurpassed in the industry. With our focus and technical expertise in the mining, manufacturing and infrastructure sectors, we are the perfect partner to manage and deploy AVEVA’s industrial solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa, while maintaining the highest levels of customer satisfaction,” said Zunaid Mayet, Group CEO, EOH.
EOH operates in 31 countries in Africa and the Middle East, and is driven by its design, build and operating model, providing end-to-end solutions across all industry verticals. As a Wonderware distributor since 2003, EOH has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to growth and customer success.
EOH is a proudly South African business and the largest technology services organisation in Africa. The JSE-listed group has strong empowerment credentials and with its 12 500-strong workforce in South Africa, is characterised by excellent delivery capability, great people and a strong culture.
EOH provides a broad range of technology solutions and innovation to clients in South Africa and internationally, covering many aspects of society and the economy, and geared towards supporting the developmental agenda of our country.
In keeping with its purpose, EOH launched the “EOH Youth Job Creation Initiative” five years ago, which to date, has resulted in the creation of over 20 000 jobs for our youth.