Kate Mollett

31st August 2018

Kate Mollett

Full Name: Kate Mollett

Position: Regional manager: Africa South territory at Veeam

Main Activity of the Company: Intelligent data management for the hyperavailable enterprise and its solutions provide business continuity, digital transformation agility and visibility for virtual, physical and cloud-based workloads

Date and Place of Birth: June 8, 1972, Manchester, England

Education: Business diploma from Damelin

First Job: Authorisations clerk at FNB

Career History Prior to Current Position: Sales director at Puleng Technologies, Microsoft communications and media lead for Enterprise Product Group, district manager for Enterprise Business at EMC, customer advocate at Dimension Data, Barlows, JCCI

Size of First Pay Packet: R900 a month at FNB, in 1990

First Job with Present Group: Current position

Number of People under Your Leadership: 14

Management Style: Open, flexible, people first

Personal Best Achievement: My family – I have amazing children and an amazing husband

Professional Best Achievement: Turkey, Eastern Europe, Africa and Middle East Area Manager of the Year at EMC

Person Who Has Had the Biggest Influence on Your Life: Probably my mother – hugely talented and smart

Person Who Has Had the Biggest Influence on Your Career: I have had a number of remarkable mentors

Person You Would Most Like to Meet: Joan Rivers

Businessperson Who Has Impressed You Most: Richard Branson

Philosophy of Life: It is better to sleep well than to eat well

Biggest Ever Opportunity: Working for Veeam – it is a great organisation and I joined at an amazing time

Biggest Ever Disappointment: Masterchef 2017 . . . I was gutted and watched every episode

Hope for the Future: That everyone has access to water, education and food; that my children live long, happy lives and give me grandchildren

Favourite Reading: Murder and mayhem . . . and psychological thrillers

Favourite TV Programmer: Probably Friends

Favourite Drink/Food: Oysters/champagne

Favourite Music: Rock, country

Favourite Sport: To watch, rugby

Favourite Website: YuppieChef

Hobbies: Cooking, collecting and consuming wine, travel and reading

Pets: Two French bulldogs – Chloe and Ella

Favourite Other South African Company: Woolworths – whatever ails you, a cure can be found at Woolworths

Favourite Foreign Company: Veeam

Married: To Dean Mollett

Children: Two sons aged 18 and 19

Clubs: Not stated