COO SAP Africa
The role of Chief Operating Officer was a natural progression for Mehmood to assume the leadership of strategic operations that will continue to build the SAP brand as the top ICT provider across the African continent.
As the Chief Operating Officer Mehmood communicates a clear vision of the future, motivates through inspiration, mobilises teams and actively establishes relationships characterised by mutual respect and trust.
In his previous roles as Services Director SAP MENA and SAP Africa, Mehmood supported the successful deployment and operation of SAP customer’s systems solutions. He ensured SAP Services delivered the best Business Consulting, Technical Consulting, Solution Implementation, Custom Development and Education Services. He was responsible for all aspects of leadership, positioning, sales, delivery, revenue growth and profitability of the SAP Services business.
As SAP Africa Value Engineer Lead, Mehmood helped customers develop practical implementation plans and business cases for IT transformation working with blue chip South African companies to structure multi-million rand investments in SAP.
In his role as IT Strategy Manager at PwC, Mehmood led engagements with South African companies to create IT strategies, specialising in M&A and restructuring initiatives.
Mehmood has a BSc Applied Mathematics from the University of Witwatersrand and an MBA INSEAD (France)
In his spare time Mehmood enjoys spending time with his family and watching and playing cricket.