About Teraco

Company Background

Teraco provides carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centres, and with over 20 000 cross-connects, is Africa’s most interconnected data centre hub. As the first provider of highly resilient, vendor-neutral data environments in sub-Saharan Africa, Teraco brings global content closer to the digital edge.

With its world-class data centre infrastructure and network dense ecosystems, Teraco forms a vital part of the African Internet’s backbone and is an essential part of the modern enterprise’s digital transformation strategy. Its ever-expanding ecosystems move Teraco beyond colocation and firmly establish it as an open marketplace for digital growth and innovation. Discovering new business partners, making strategic interconnection choices, on-ramping to your choice of cloud, and reaching new markets globally – Teraco provides a highly secure, flexible and resilient home for digital organisations the world over.

Purpose-built and operated to global best practice by an expert organisation with an absolute focus on data centre technology and infrastructure, Teraco offers all its clients secure, cost-effective, sustainable, scalable and resilient data centre services through its Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town facilities.

Teraco is backed by leading international investors Berkshire Partners LLC and Permira. Teraco is a Level 2 BBBEE contributor (DTI Codes).

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Black Economic Empowerment

Teraco is committed to sustainable transformation within the organisation and the empowerment of those who have been economically marginalised and disadvantaged through the discriminatory practices of the past. Teraco has achieved the BBBEE status of Level 2 contributor, with 125% BEE procurement recognition. Teraco aims to create a work environment that promotes equal opportunities for all, and acknowledges that it has an important role to play in normalising our society through positive contributions in the ICT sector.

Teraco Data Environments is a certified level 2 contributor. As a South African organisation, we are committed to the spirit of empowerment and will continue to focus on improving every element of our BBBEE scorecard.

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Management Team


Jan Hnizdo

Chief Executive Officer


Samuel Erwin

Chief Financial Officer


Brendan Dysel

Head of Infrastructure Management


Radia Bhamjee

Head of Organisational Development


Gys Geyser

Head of Infrastructure Development


Samantha Tudor-Owen

Head of Finance


Sven Blom

Head of Sales


Marius Snyman

Head of Environment, Health & Safety


Carla Sanderson

Head of Marketing


Michele McCann

Head of Interconnection & Peering


Helen Kruger

Head of Operations


Ridwaan Sookharia

Head of Data Centre Operations

Executive Board Members

  • Jan Hnizdo    Chief Executive Officer
  • Samuel Erwin    Chief Financial Officer

Non-Executive Board Members

  • Andrew Tuckey    Chairman
  • Grant van Rooyen    Non-Executive Director
  • Larry Hamelsky    Non-Executive Director
  • Lex van Wyk    Non-Executive Director
  • Pierre Pozzo    Non-Executive Director
  • Unathi Magwentshu    Non-Executive Director

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Working at Teraco

If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please submit your details along with your CV using the form provided on each listing. Successful candidates will be contacted by Teraco's recruitment team to arrange interviews.

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