What is Nexio? It’s a conscious shift into a new mindset.
Change is inevitable but getting left behind is not. To keep up with our clients’ shifting needs, we’ve undergone a transformation of our own.
From Stortech to Nexio.
Drawing on our proud heritage as a leading data centre and storage specialist and systems integrator, we’ve evolved our business to become a trusted partner for your digital future.
With Nexio by your side, your business will no longer be hindered by legacy technology. Instead your people will be free to See What’s Next, proactively pursuing new business opportunities with confidence.
What does Nexio mean for our clients?
It’s not just a name change. It’s new capabilities on top of a strong foundation. Our integrated digital platform provides a unique launchpad for clients to unlock new opportunities for smart growth.
As a trusted business systems aggregator, our distinctive digital business platform is the key you’ve been searching for to drive visibility, control, optimisation and security across your organisation.
Enabling clients to modernise environments and adopt new technologies
Solving legacy problems and paving the way for their future digital success
Eliminating silos across the business to create an integrated ecosystem
Digital transformation can no longer wait. It’s do or die.
Our Multi-Cloud, Security, Data Management and Storage solutions will equip your organisation with the agility and assurance to conquer the digital world of business.
Your business can’t afford any digital transformation strategy delays. It’s time to drive change from the inside out.
Meet Our Executive Team
Chief Executive Officer
Mickey has over 20 years local and international ICT experience, combined with a great aptness for strategic growth and expansion. She joins Nexio after spending many years within Vodacom & Vodafone. Mickey brings to the organisation a range of industry knowledge as she looks to continually drive digital enablement for Nexio’s customers. She holds an MBA is a member of the IoDSA (International Institute of Directors South Africa).
Managing Executive: Sales & Marketing
Kena Setshogoe is the Managing Executive: Sales and Marketing for Nexio and reports to the Chief Executive Officer. As the former Managing Director of Hewlett Packard Enterprise South Africa, Kena is a seasoned, senior executive in the information technology industry.
Chief Financial Officer
Takalani joined us as CFO in 2018 with a decade’s experience in senior finance roles. A qualified Chartered Accountant with a value-based leadership style, Takalani also serves as treasurer of the board for an NGO that works in mathematics, science, technology and entrepreneurship education.
Managing Executive: Global Accounts
Pieter Bouwer is the Managing Executive for Nexio Global Accounts and reports to the Chief Executive Officer. Pieter, a veteran with 44 years’ experience in the IT industry, was until recently, employed at SAP in Southern Africa where he held several positions including Regional Director and Managing Director.
Executive Head of Human Resource
Dakalo Kangala is the Executive Head of Human Resources for Nexio and reports to the Chief Executive Officer. Dakalo has experience in the financial services industry having started her career at ABSA. She has held various roles across the HR value chain in Vodacom South Africa including being an organisational effectiveness and change management lead before fulfilling HR Analytics and Business Partnering roles.
Chief Technology Officer
Marius Schafer is the Chief Technology Officer for Nexio and reports to the Chief Executive Officer. Marius is a management professional with over 25 years in the telecommunication industry. He began working at Telkom in 1990 where he started as a Financial Manager before rising through various positions including General Manager: Technology Shared Services, General Manager Global Service Integration.
Executive Head of Commercial
Christo Bezuidenhout is the Executive Head of Commercial for Nexio and reports to the Chief Executive Officer. Over the years, Christo has held various roles within Vodacom and Vodafone being the Finance Business Partner for Vodafone Global Enterprise for Middle East and Africa. Christo has been in ICT industry since 2001 and comes with 19 years of experience in both the South African and international markets.
We’ve got all the right relationships in place to ensure that Nexio is best equipped to deliver everything our clients need to succeed in the digitally-driven world of work.
Nexio leads the way in BBBEE: Level 1
“With a black shareholding of more than 50%, and black female ownership of over 30%, Nexio can proudly lay claim to being one of South Africa’s most empowered IT companies.”
- We’re proud to have what it takes to have achieved a LEVEL ONE BBBEE rating in accordance with the new ICT sector codes
- This is reflective of our dedication and commitment to transformation (see, we’re not only about digital transformation!)
- We’re constantly analysing our performance, refining our targets and we’re always accountable against our transformation targets
- One of the ways we approach skills development is through youth empowerment, bringing the future leaders one step closer to their goals
What does this mean for our customers?
Claim up to 26.3 preferential procurement points on their BEE scorecard, including the benefits of Black-ownership shareholding and Level 1 BEE status, with procurement spend recognised at 135% and bonus points from being a designated group supplier.
Focused on economic empowerment
Skills development initiatives
Computers and educational vouchers for deserving organisations
Real working experience and mentorship from highly-trained individuals for students
- Free professional services and over-the-shoulder training and development
- Preferential payment terms (within 15 days) for SMMEs to avoid cash flow problems
Black Women empowerment
We place more emphasis on developing their presence in the business landscape.
Our defined recruitment process ensures that we always have the right people on board, with deserving individuals being identified and groomed through management development plans, including formal and informal training, mentorship and coaching.