Smart Money – Webafrica CEO Sean Nourse on the acquisition of Mweb

Sean Nourse - Webafrica

In this Smart Money with Alishia Seckam interview, Sean Nourse – Webafrica CEO – discusses the decision to acquire Mweb.

Nourse is a seasoned IT veteran with decades of experience in the South African Internet industry.

He worked at Internet Solutions for over 15 years, where he started as a Hosting Product Manager.

Nourse quickly worked his way up the ladder to become the Connectivity Services Executive and, subsequently, the Chief Solutions Officer.

In 2017, Nourse took the reins of Mweb as CEO, before taking the CEO role at Webafrica in 2020.

As Webafrica CEO, Nourse was in the unique position of having chaired the company (Mweb) that Webafrica was acquiring, which gave him valuable insights into both sides of the deal.

Interview with Sean Nourse

In this interview, Nourse talks about Webafrica’s decision to acquire Mweb and explains how this aligns with the company’s broader goals.

He unpacks how his previous role as Mweb CEO is helping to make the integration process smoother and how Webafrica will benefit from the acquisition.

In the acquisition, Webafrica decided to retain the Mweb name and keep it running as an independent entity.

Nourse unpacks the reasons for this dual-brand strategy, and explains how Mweb will be used to enhance Webafrica’s service offering.

Lastly, Nourse discusses Webafrica’s vision for the future and explains how it plans to remain competitive in the South African ISP landscape.

Watch the full interview with Sean Nourse below.


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