SqwidNet has officially appointed Phathizwe Malinga as managing director of the company.
Malinga previously served as acting CEO of SqwidNet following the resignation of Reshaad Sha.
In his role as managing director, Malinga will be responsible for building SqwidNet’s IoT business in partnership with Sigfox, and he will also continue to oversee the solutions division for the company.
Prior to joining SqwidNet, Malinga was the Head of Application Strategy at Life Healthcare Group, and headed up the IT application strategy and software development for the group.
Malinga holds an executive MBA from the Graduate School of Business in Cape Town and continues to guest lecture at the university.