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Welcome to AWCape

The choice of technology for your business, together with the selection of your technology partner, are defining moments in your organisation’s road to success. The depth of experience and dedication to quality products and services to support your business success is what sets AWCape from our industry peers.

AWCape (Pty) Ltd is a leading Sage Business Partner and a Sage Intacct Certified Implementation specialist partner. AWCape provides professional systems integration services by ensuring the effective deployment of Sage Intacct, Sage 300cloud, Sage 300 People HR & Payroll, primarily through cloud-based solutions. The company is well known for its outstanding consulting resources and industry-leading cloud solutions, resulting in an impressive list of blue-chip customers.

AWCape has a proud history of success – its founder Henri Hattingh opened his first Sage ACCPAC business, Applico, in 1986, which later became part of QData - Africa’s largest software and services group during the 90’s. The Applico brand, which recently took over Sage training facilities in Cape Town, has since been added as an empowerment subsidiary to the group with a B-BBEE level 2 and 125% Procurement Recognition.

Our head office is based in Kenilworth, Western Cape, but we operate nationally in South Africa.

If you would like to arrange a demo, we can explain the above and show you first-hand how we can help you to streamline efficiencies and productivity. Get in touch with us! Visit www.awcape.co.za and www.applico.co.za

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AWCape Management Team

AWCape’s Chief Executive Officer Henri Hattingh

Henri Hattingh

GROUP EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Henri is a founding member of the SA Institute for Industrial Engineers. His first Sage business became SA’s best performing Sage Accpac business partner between 1991 and 1993. Prior to the establishment of AWCape, Henri was involved in a number of successful business turnarounds for which he was awarded Business Person of the Year (large business category) in 1998 from the Knysna/Plettenberg Bay Chamber of Business and in 2008 Finalist in the Western Cape Chamber of Business Exporter of the year award.

Jeff Ryan

Jeff Ryan, CFA®

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Jeff initially joined AWCape as the head of business development for three group companies: AWCape, AWPower and Applico. With over 20 years of experience, Jeff has extensive strategy and technology consulting, project management and business development experience in multiple industries. In addition, having held several senior positions in different organisations has given Jeff a deep understanding of business drivers and needs.

Dr Khalil Du Plessis AWCape Team

Dr Khalil du Plessis

DIRECTOR - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Khalil is AWCape’s chief solutions architect. He is a Sage Intacct, Sage 300, Technisoft Service Manager, Sage Manufacturing & MS Dynamics AX professional with a D.Mgmt and a Bachelor’s in Accounting. His consulting experience spans more than 30 years with a recent period of 13 years spent as an enterprise consultant engaged in implementing and supporting Sage 300 for large organisations in Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, India and UAE. He has competencies in Enterprise Systems project management and Business Process optimisation.

AWCape Team - Cornel

Cornel Smit

DIRECTOR SYSTEMS INTEGRATION & CLOUD

Cornel is a Sage Intacct & Sage 300cloud certified consultant with specialised experience in systems integration and automation. He received his BCom in Business Management from Pretoria University and started his career at mining companies in Africa sub-Sahara as a consultant implementing Accpac. Cornel’s key focus is the implementation and support of Sage Intacct and Sage 300 (Accpac) at mid- to large sized organisations. He completed his 2nd Cape Epic in 2016.

Del-Mari Roberts

Del-Mari Roberts

GROUP MARKETING & PR MANAGER

Del-Mari is a communications professional with over 14 years of experience in communication, reputation management (PR), thought leadership, internal comms, social media, content marketing, and branding, in both agency and a corporate capacity. She managed Sage Africa’s PR for seven years where its PR campaigns have received global recognition. She is a storyteller, and she connects the dots between all the interdisciplinary functions, to ensure we are on message, all the time, across platforms.

AWCape team Gadija

Gadija Hendricks

Financial Manager

Gadija is a shareholder and AWCape’s Financial Manager. She is responsible for all accounting and administrative matters and is especially well known and highly regarded for her meticulous attention to detail, dependability, and patience in dealing with queries from both customers & suppliers. Her colleagues recognize her as possibly the best example of ‘the perfect accountant’.

Christiaan Hattingh, AWCape Divisional Director for Systems Integration

CHRISTIAAN HATTINGH

DIRECTOR - GROUP FINANCE

Christiaan is responsible for group finance. He is a certified Sage 300 consultant with a deep understanding and experience of cloud computing and systems integration. Christiaan obtained his BEng in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch. He is a passionate mountain biker and during a gap-year was employed by Specialized Bicycles Africa which provided him with an opportunity to travel the world.

AWCape Professional Services Team

Dr Khalil Du Plessis AWCape Team

Dr Khalil du Plessis

DIRECTOR - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Khalil is AWCape’s chief solutions architect. He is a Sage Intacct, Sage 300, Technisoft Service Manager, Sage Manufacturing & MS Dynamics AX professional with a D.Mgmt and a Bachelor’s in Accounting. His consulting experience spans more than 30 years with a recent period of 13 years spent as an enterprise consultant engaged in implementing and supporting Sage 300 for large organisations in Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, India and UAE. He has competencies in Enterprise Systems project management and Business Process optimisation.

AWCape Team - Cornel

Cornel Smit

DIRECTOR – SYSTEMS INTEGRATION & AUTOMATION

Cornel is a Sage Intacct & Sage 300cloud certified consultant with specialised experience in systems integration and automation. He received his BCom in Business Management from Pretoria University and started his career at mining companies in Africa sub-Sahara as a consultant implementing Accpac. Cornel’s key focus is the implementation and support of Sage Intacct and Sage 300 (Accpac) at mid- to large sized organisations. He completed his 2nd Cape Epic in 2016.

AWCape team - Jane

Jane du Toit

Certified Sage Intacct and Sage 300 Consultant

Jane has a BCom in Accountancy and Financial Management plus 29 years of experience in Accountant/Financial Management, including setting up, implementation, training and support of various ERP systems across many industries. These included manufacturing, technology services and brand management. At AWCape Jane is certified in Sage Intacct and Sage 300, specializing in accounting procedures. Jane is out cycling around our beautiful coastline in the Cape on most weekends.

Susan Keith

Susan Keith

TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

Susan has 20 years’ experience in Software Development as a Developer, Product Owner, Senior Business Analyst and Scrum Master. She has extensive experience in MSSQL including Business Intelligence, DBA, Data Analysis & Data transformations.

Salomi Kruger

Salomi Kruger

MD, APPLICO | CERTIFIED SAGE INTACCT AND BI CONSULTANT

Salomi graduated with a B.Tech in Marketing from NMMU in 2003. Subsequently she has also studied towards a B.Com in Management Accountancy and worked in London within the finance industry for 8 years. Upon return to South Africa in 2011, she worked extensively as part of a team who specializes in BI reporting within the SAGE product range. She was also the primary Excel trainer at SAGE Cape Town for a number of years and has a strong passion for teaching.   Salomi is a busy mother of two little girls and enjoys being creative in her hobbies of pottery and interior design.

AWCape team - Sihaam

Sihaam du Plessis

Outsourced Accounting Services

Sihaam provides Outsourced Accounting Services to Sage 300 installations. She is an experienced Sage 300 (Accpac) user where her involvement includes bookkeeping as well as assistance to Accpac users. Whilst living in Kuwait, she experienced multi-cultural environments for more than 10 years working in accounting and teaching roles.

AWCape HR & Payroll Solutions Team

AWCape Team - Malan Visser

Malan Visser

PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT – HR & PAYROLL

After completing his degree in Bcom Business Management at the University of Pretoria Malan started as a financial planner at Standard Bank. He then joined Sage in 2010 as a Premier consultant. He was promoted to support manager and later joined the Sage 300 product team in 2014 where he won consultant of the year for 2015. He has implemented some of the largest customers in Gauteng and the Western Cape throughout his 6-year Sage 300 journey. He is good at working under pressure and is very attentive to detail and process driven.

AWCape team - Angelique

Angelique Cant

Team Lead & Certified Consultant - Sage 300 People & Premier Payroll

Angelique has been a Payroll consultant with Sage since 2013, certified to implement and support Sage 200 (VIP Premier) and Sage 300 People.  She is a specialist in advanced payroll tax, outsourced payroll solutions and training. Angelique is very experienced in handling large customer volumes, requiring advance and complex payroll processing services and solutions. She supported major clients while at Sage and has brought a wealth of experience including service excellence to AWCape.

AWCape Team - Aleysha Stoman

Aleysha Stoman

Certified Consultant - Sage 300 People & Premier Payroll

Being in the Sage Consulting industry for almost 9 years, Aleysha has strong Payroll and ESS knowledge which enables successful implementations and maintenance assistance. Her journey started as a VIP Premier consultant in 2012 where she worked her way up to Senior Sage 300 People, also winning consultant of the year award in 2016.

AWCape team - Corinne

Corinne Els

Certified Consultant – Sage 300 People & VIP Premier Payroll

Corinne is a certified Sage 300 People, VIP Premier Payroll and Sage Business Cloud Payroll Professional Consultant with 8 years of experience as a Payroll Administrator and a strong accounting background. While working at Sage she had numerous projects converting Premier Payroll to Sage Business Cloud. She recently completed her training and certification for Sage 300 People.

AWCape team - Sindiso

Sindiso Molife

Certified Consultant – Sage 300 People

Sindiso holds a BSC Psychology Honours Degree. She is a certified Sage 300 People Consultant, Pastel Partner Payroll Certified Installer, Sage One Cloud Payroll Advisor and Certified Payroll Administrator with extensive Sage payroll experience in SADC countries such as Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Sindiso also has extensive experience in Payroll Legislation, Tax year End procedure, customized end user training, system configuration, Employee Self Service as well as MSCOA compliance, which is a key requirement in the public sector.

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Gerik Slabbert

Certified Consultant – Sage 300 People

Gerik started his journey with Sage back in 2017 and has been powering through payroll ever since. Gerik is a certified consultant on Sage VIP Premier, Sage Business Cloud Payroll Professional and Sage 300 People. Implementing various Sage products and platforms, supporting clients and always being on top of the latest payroll legislation - he’s a consultant you can always count on.

Ruan Schreuder

Sales Executive & Certified Sage Consultant

With more than 10 years of experience in Payroll and HR solutions, specifically Sage, Ruan started his payroll career in 2012 as a qualified Sage VIP Support consultant. During his career, he has received numerous achievements from Sage for innovation and outstanding work, including consultant of the year on three occasions. With hard work and dedication, he has worked himself up from a Junior Consultant to a Consultant and finally a Senior Consultant. In 2018, he became a certified Sage 300 People consultant. After his training, he was involved in numerous implementation projects and support projects. In 2019, Ruan joined AWCape as a payroll consultant and after being noticed that he has a passion for solving customer problems by linking a solution, he joined the Business Development team and hasn’t looked back ever since.

AWCape Admin Team

AWCape Team Madeleine

Madeleine Hattingh

DIRECTOR - GROUP LEGAL & HR

Madeleine is the group director for legal and HR. She was previously Senior Legal Advisor in Old Mutual’s Corporate Law Division. Prior to that, she was Programme Manager at Armscor for 15 years, responsible for the acquisition of logistic support for SA Navy vessels. She completed her BIuris and LLB-Degrees at the University of Pretoria and UNISA, respectively.

AWCape team Subeiga

Subeiga Arnold

Services Administrator

Subeiga is AWCape’s Services Administrator and her responsibility includes actively managing the AWCape Customer Support System deployed on a SharePoint Intranet. Subeiga is also responsible for Training Administration and is well known for her reliability.

AWCape Team - Talita

Talita Burger

Key Accounts Manager

Talita is Key Accounts Manager at AWCape, responsible for customer on-boarding and liaison, ensuring all customers are experiencing above average levels of service and to manage exceptions until resolved. Talita is also involved in the sales process for HR & Payroll and Accounting systems. Talita has won numerous awards for service excellence while working at Sage.

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