Tag Archives: South African Business
Digital IQ for African companies track global averages—but South Africa is at risk of falling behind: PwC report
Most organisations around the world have not done enough to keep up with the digital era – and leadership is falling short, with many chief executives not yet fully engaged in the initiatives of digital transformation. African companies match their global peers in many measures of Digital IQ: just over half (52%) rate their organisation’s Digital IQ as strong – a score of 70% or greater. However, South African companies stand at risk, with less than half (47%) rating their organisation’s IQ over 70%.
Despite a bold agenda for change, South African business executives claim organizations are not “change agile,” new Mercer study finds
Mercer’s study shares insights from over 7,500 perspectives globally, 462 of these in South Africa, and compares the views of senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from organizations around the world
Mylan Launches Innovative Portfolio of Antiretroviral Products for Treatment of HIV/AIDS in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG and PITTSBURGH /PRNewswire/ — Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), one of the world’s leading generic and specialty pharmaceutical companies, today announced that its subsidiary in South Africa, Mylan (Proprietary) Limited, has launched a comprehensive portfolio of antiretroviral (ARV) products. South Africa has the world’s largest HIV/AIDS population, with approximately 5.6 million1 people living with the disease and an estimated 1.7 million2 people receiving treatment.
Johannesburg, South Africa: 11:30am 10 October 2012 – Nearly 80 per cent of organisations either use Cloud computing in their business or are planning to do so over the next 12 months, an audience of South African business executives heard today.
“One of the most significant trends in business today is a growing interest in Africa,” says John Thomson, Managing Director of Exhibition Management Services, organisers of the Southern African International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX). “Africa’s increasing middle class population is becoming the world’s most exciting emerging market, not only for retail products, but also for manufacturing and service industries. SAITEX is a platform for the world to interface with Africa and a showcase for everything Africa has to offer.”
Avi Lasarow paid tribute to the life and work of the South African-born cricketer Basil D’Oliveira at the memorial service held at Worcester Cathedral