System integration company appoints new CEO

March 31st, 2014, Published in Articles: Energize



Hennie du Plessis

Hennie du Plessis

Power Technologies (Powertech), a wholly owned subsidiary of the JSE listed Altron Group has appointed Hennie Du Plessis as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Powertech System Integrators (PTSI) with effect from 3 March 2014. Du Plessis is registered as a professional engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa. He joined the Altron Group as the CEO of Bytes Healthcare Solutions (BHS) from 1999 to 2010. Subsequently, he became CEO of Bytes Document Solutions (BDS) in 2010 to 2012. He then moved into private consulting where he had many clients including Bytes, Powertech and Altron. Du Plessis was instrumental in the amalgamation of Strike Technologies, TIS and Powertech IST into what is now known as Powertech System Integrators. Neil Kayton, CEO of the Powertech Group, says that du Plessis is not new to PTSI. His knowledge of its business, markets and business structure as well as his proven record of leading teams in project management, gives the company great confidence of his ability to take PTSI to new heights. The team has welcomed him and he is receiving the necessary support to enable him to re-position the PTSI business.

Contact Regula Niehus, Powertech, Tel 011 706-7184,

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