Kea Hammond joins +OneX

+OneX appoints Kea Hammond as chief people officer.

IT company +OneX says their newly appointed CPO, Kea Hammond, will be driving a “a people-centric” culture in the business.

“One of the key ways that we strive to be different is through our focus on empowering our people and enabling them to reach their full potential. To that end, we are pleased to announce that we have appointed Kea Hammond as our chief people officer, with the mandate of driving a people-centric culture in our business,” the company says in a statement.

In her new role, Kea will seek to attract and retain the best IT talent available.

“She will help foster a culture of leading without titles, trust, and continuous learning as well as help to craft employee experiences that attract the best talent to work at our company. Kea will also take responsibility for developing our people and investing in their growth, all towards the end of ensuring +OneX is the most innovative, collaborative and exciting place to work in the local IT industry.”

Kea says about her new role: “In today’s fiercely competitive IT market, employers need to offer something special to attract and keep the best talent. I’m looking forward to working with the leadership team to ensure we offer the most compelling proposition and experience for IT professionals in South Africa. My new role also offers me the opportunity to do more of something I love – helping people to reach their full potential through development, coaching and mentorship.”

Kea played a key role in conceptualising +OneX, a new-age solutions and systems integrator that helps enterprises to excel in a dual-speed technology world. She has 17 years’ experience in the ICT industry and the company is confident that she brings an obsession to delivering “exceptional” client and talent experiences to her role.

Over the years, she has held a range of roles with leading IT companies, with her achievements including the Channel Brand Ambassador of the Year accolade from HP in 2016.