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Thursday, 13 October 2016

London, 13 October 2016: Logicalis Group, the international IT solutions and managed services provider, today announced the appointment of Rüdiger Rath as its Head of Europe. Rath will start his new role on the 1st November 2016, reporting to Logicalis Group CEO, Mark Rogers and will join the Group Executive Board.

Rath will have responsibility for all subsidiaries in Europe (UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Germany and the Channel Islands). He will work closely with Logicalis' country managers, to shape and speed up the company’s growth strategy, which will include securing more international customers.

Rüdiger Rath will also continue as CEO of Logicalis operations in Germany until 31st December 2016, at which point a new CEO will be in place. Rath has 9 years' experience in general management in the ICT industry, having joined Logicalis in 2015 through the acquisition of Inforsacom Informations systeme GmbH where he had been Managing Director and shareholder since 2008.

Rath was also CFO at Inforsacom from 2006 until 2008. Prior to that, he held senior finance roles at Amadeus Germany GmbH. Rüdiger Rath graduated in Business Studies (Diplom-Betriebswirt/FH) at Mainz University of Applied Sciences, majoring in tax and auditing.

Commenting on the appointment, Mark Rogers said,
"I am delighted that Rüdiger will be taking responsibility for one of the largest regions in the group and is well positioned to continue the growth strategy for Europe."

About Logicalis

Logicalis is an international multi-skilled solution provider providing digital enablement services to help customers harness digital technology and innovative services to deliver powerful business outcomes.

Our customers cross industries and geographical regions; and our focus is to engage in the dynamics of our customers vertical markets; including financial services, TMT (telecommunications, media and technology), education, healthcare, retail, government, manufacturing and professional services, and apply the skills of our 4,000 employees in modernising key digital pillars; data centre and cloud services, security and network infrastructure, workspace communications and collaboration, data and information strategies, and IT operation modernisation.

We are the advocates for our customers for some of the world’s leading technology companies including Cisco, HPE, IBM, CA Technologies, NetApp, Microsoft, Oracle, VMware and ServiceNow.

The Logicalis Group has annualised revenues of over $1.5 billion, from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. It is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and the AIM market of the LSE, with revenues of over $6.5 billion.

The Logicalis Group is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the AIM market of the LSE and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, with revenues of over $6 billion.

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