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André Stürmer, 
Chairman of Board

Johannesburg-born and educated in Europe, André holds a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Freiburg and a bilingual MBA from the IESE Business School in Barcelona.

After advancing to Vice President at JPMorgan within the Debt Capital Markets and Derivatives arena in London and Johannesburg, André joined Inoxico’s holding company, Trivest the same year Inoxico was founded. He served as Inoxico’s CEO from 2012 to 2016, growing Inoxico from a humble base to an industry leading player.

He is now supporting the team from the holding company, Trivest and remains closely engaged as a market maker and senior advisor to the business.

Paul Ammer, 
Managing Director

With a BA in Philosophy & Economics from the University of Bayreuth (Germany) and an MA in International Relations from the King’s College London, Paul brings a unique mix of commercial, academic and extreme risk consulting skills to Inoxico.

He has worked in London, Geneva, and Washington DC for companies like McKinsey & Co, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, and most recently the Control Risks Group. While serving in the German Army he was deployed both to Africa and Afghanistan, where he experienced firsthand the need for good governance and data driven decision making in fluid environments.

Having kick-started Inoxico’s expansion into Africa, he now serves as Managing Director. It is Paul’s responsibility to ensure the continued growth of Inoxico as the leading provider of commercial data and supply chain governance services in Africa. He is extremely passionate about the African growth story and is the force behind our belief that there is a solution to every data problem in Africa.

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Dominique Pitot,
Director and Chief Operating Officer

Ensuring that Inoxico delivers world-class solutions to a broad array of clients is a challenge that requires a combination of innovation and systematic discipline, getting the best out of our employees and software platforms.

Dominique has worked on four continents for a number of multi-national and entrepreneurial businesses, including Anglo American and Siemens, focusing primarily on business development, technology and supply chain in Africa. His experience in developing business on the ground across Africa gives him an edge when assisting clients to identify risks and develop strategies to mitigate them in this challenging environment.

Apart from speaking several languages, Dominique also has a number of qualifications including an Msc in Financial Economics (Oxon), an Msc in Economic and Social History (Oxon) and a Bsc in Electrical and Computer Engineering (UCT).

 

Schalk van der Merwe,
Practice Leader, Supply Chain Governance

In a fast changing and complex African supply chain environment, a structured and systematic mind is required to bring cost-effective solutions for our clients.  As a professionally registered engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), Schalk brings just that firepower to the table.

Cape Town born and bred, he holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch and thereafter studied Project Management at the University of Pretoria. Awarded a study bursary from Eskom, Schalk subsequently earned his stripes working on several of the SEO’s most prestigious projects, where Schalk became Eskom’s youngest Lead Project Engineer.

His leadership abilities and his knack for distilling complex scenarios into solvable problems with cost-effective solutions earned him numerous leadership (and other) awards along the way. That’s why he carries the mantle of Commercial Manager and is the leader of our Supply Chain Governance practice.

Gareth BaarS,
Chief Technology Officer

With software at the core of each one of Inoxico’s products and services, it is crucial that the technical landscape is under the highest caliber of leadership. Backed by a BSc Honors in Electrical and Computer Engineering (UCT), and several years delivering enterprise software at one of South Africa’s top software houses, Gareth brings that potent technical leadership and team management to the table.

Gareth’s ability to align business and technical strategy amidst the ever fluctuating technology landscape ensures that Inoxico’s products are always moving the right direction. Having several highly successful enterprise-level projects under his belt, he leads with a strong emphasis on architecture, analysis, and industry best practices.

In addition to his technical expertise, Gareth brings a philosophy of hiring and mentoring only the best software professionals, and a passion for excellence in Inoxico’s software landscape.