Executives

Meet some of our executives and team leaders who drive the largest health risk management group in Africa today.

Executives

Meet some of our executives and team leaders who drive the largest health risk management group in Africa today.

Our leadership

As a team of technological innovators, our leadership team is dedicated to instilling Afrocentric Technologies’ vision, mission and values in every step we take towards a sustainable healthcare frontier. Read their bios below and get to know our team of medical ICT experts.

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Avsharn Bachoo

Group Technology Director

Avsharn Bachoo is a technology strategist with over two decades of experience as a chief information officer and chief technology officer. He holds a PhD in systems architecture from the University of the Witwatersrand, a Master's in information systems from the University of the Witwatersrand, a Bachelor of Science Honours at Unisa and a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Natal.
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Shamanga Ilunga

Executive Manager: ICT Operations

Shamanga is a multi-skilled leader with over 25 years experience and vast knowledge of telecommunications, information and communication technology (ICT) and technical acumen in the information technology multi-platform environments. In the course of his career, Shamanga has amassed an impressive skills set comprising of network deployment & support, operations management, IT infrastructure delivery and IT business partnering specialising in change management, infrastructure operations (network), project management, IT operations and relationship management as well as technology domain strategy and product & services lifecycle management. His work experience spans across organisations such as multinational telecommunications equipment supplier, Siemens Telecommunications, Cell C Pty Ltd. and three global financial institutions, namely Standard Bank Group Ltd., MMI Holdings Ltd. and FirstRand Group Ltd.
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Joe Mabilo

General Manager: Software Development

Prior to joining Afrocentric Technologies in 2015, Joe gained experience with category-leading brands spanning retail, telecoms, FMCG and transport industries. He is passionate about developing, coaching and mentoring others. Joe holds an MBA from Gordon’s Institute of Business.
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Gavin Viljoen

General Manager: IT Managed Healthcare

Gavin’s journey at AfroCentric started in the early 2000s when Medscheme Holdings acquired Sanlam Health. Appointed as the General Manager of Managed Care systems at AfroCentric Technologies in January 2013, his position later extended to include management of data warehouse, web and integration teams. Gavin holds an Honours Diploma in Computer Data Programming (B.Tech) from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology; and a Diploma in Project Management from FTI.
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