Jaco Maritz takes on global CEO role at Syspro

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Formerly the CFO and COO of Syspro, Jaco has been working his way up the ranks of the tech company.

Syspro has announced that Jaco Maritz has been promoted to the role of global CEO of the company.

“It is an honour to lead Syspro as we look at accelerating our business across the globe,” says Jaco. “Our customer and partner success and experience are at the heart of everything we do.”

He explains that he is “extremely optimistic” about what Syspro will achieve as a business.

Having formerly served as the company’s CFO and COO, Jaco is well-positioned to drive the business strategy and vision of the company while overseeing its daily operations.

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According to the company, Jaco’s appointment is a result of a transition plan that was implemented when he took on the COO role in 2019. During his tenure as COO, he has been responsible for the company’s business operations, leading key initiatives, implementing new policies and procedures, Syspro’s financial strategy, and driving the companywide strategy and priorities.

The appointment will see co-founder and former CEO Phil Duff step into the role of executive chairman. “Jaco is an exceptional leader and has been the driving force behind the global alignment of our strategy and vision. He lives our shared values of integrity, customer and partner success, and has created an empowered team globally that adds value at every touch point,” says Phil.

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