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Behind every successful business lies a team of dedicated professionals who ensure the very best service levels and implement solutions to the highest quality standards.
At Absol, we believe that our people are what gives us the advantage. Our capable workforce is driven to provide excellent service, to develop best-of-breed products and to deliver successful custom solutions to our clients.
Absol's staff members are all highly effective, motivated professionals, who are marked by a shared passion for the company and its overall vision.
As a technically driven organisation, every individual within it understands that "today is our day" and that Absol stands at the cutting edge of development technology in the new digital wave of global communications.
Key members of staff include:
Chief Executive Officer
An original co-founder of Absolute Solutions in 1996, Mac has a technical background that began at the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) in the early nineties. As part of a 3-man team that launched the first commercial internet service provider in South Africa, his experience in, and knowledge of, the internet and software development industries provides a solid platform from which to drive the strategic direction of the company.
Mac has had the opportunity to work with and consult to some of the country’s leading business people and IT companies. He is responsible for all contractual negotiations, international services and partner relationships. He manages key customer accounts and drives the company’s sales activities.
Passionate about technology and an avid “gadget” collector, Mac enjoys most sports (to play and watch), is a home theatre buff and is hooked on Golf
Chief Financial Officer
An original co-founder of Absolute Solutions in 1996, Lauren’s business acumen and expertise in managing the financial affairs of the business, and experience in running the operational activities of Absolute Solutions, ensure that Absol continues to grow and deliver a return on investment for all shareholders.
A multi-talented member of the Absol team, Lauren contributes in every aspect of the business. She provides strategic input, marketing direction and is responsible for a number of key accounts. Lauren is responsible for sales of the Microsoft Business Solutions suite of products including CRM and Navision.
Lauren is a keen astronomer and animal rights supporter.
While still a full time student, Alex joined Absolute Solutions in 2000 on a part-time basis, (in accordance with his experiential training requirements) while completing his degree at the University of Pretoria. His unrelenting desire to contribute and make a difference to the fortunes of the company saw him cementing a position for himself as a developer and quickly growing within the organisation.
Alex fulfils the project management and quality assurance roles of the majority of projects handled by Absol’s software development team. He has also expanded his horizons and directly manages a number of key accounts through the initiative he has taken when dealing with customers.
A jack-of-all-trades, Alex is forever providing handyman services around the office and co-ordinating the lunch of the day. In his spare time you will find him on the golf course or in the carpentry workshop.