In February 2010 after several management changes within Altron, Andrew was asked to merge three disparate operations into one cohesive organisation delivering multiple solutions to a broad customer base. The three business, Altron Outsource Services, Altron Communication Systems and Intelleca, were merged into one organisation that was rebranded Altron Connect.
Andrew has been with the Altron Group for over 20 years, with more than 15 of these at Director and Executive management level. Andrew began his career with Olivetti SA in 1994. In 1997 Olivetti was acquired by Wang Global and the South African operation was renamed Wang Global South Africa. In 1999 Wang Global was acquired by Getronics. In July of 2001 the South African subsidiary of Getronics was acquired by CS Holdings. Andrew continued to run the ITO Division but was soon elevated to Chief Operating Officer with responsibilities for all services including EUC, ITO, Training and Systems Integration. In November 2004 CS Holdings was acquired by Altron Technology Group.
For the next three years Altron Connect continued to grow under Andrew’s leadership, resulting in an organisation with over R600 million in revenue and more than 1200 employees. In November 2013 Altron Technology Group and Allied Technologies Limited (Altech) were merged into one group – Altron TMT and Andrew was designated with the task of implementing a shared services model across the entire Altron TMT group.
In February 2016, following the retirement of Rob Abraham as Chief Executive Officer of Altron Technology Group, Andrew was appointed as successor to Rob as Altron Operations Executive: Information Technology (under which the Altron Technology Group resides). In April 2017, following the appointment of Mteto Nyati as the Chief Executive of Altron and the restructuring of the Altron Executive Committee, Andrew was appointed as Chief Operations Officer for the Altron group.