ABOUT US

Our Story

 

Flex is driven to repair and improve the reputation of an industry that has been tarnished by gross profiteering, poor sales accountability and inadequate service experiences.
Flex prides itself on fair and balanced Ts & Cs, transparency and commitment to service. Our key focus is to create long-term partnerships and relationships with our clients built on trust and respect.
Our team is made up of highly qualified professionals with more than 40 years combined experience.
We are passionate about providing the best solution for our clients and are committed to supporting clients and helping them to improve their business processes through our business intelligence reports.

Flex Sechaba and BEE

 

Flex is a proud level 2 B-BBEE contributor, committed to positively impacting our communities by creating opportunities for people from all walks of life to participate in the growing South African economy.

Flex Sechaba is a testament to our commitment of empowering our people. Having identified the potential of Gcina Madida in our sales department we created the opportunity for her to grow and become the majority owner and director of her own business – Flex Sechaba.

Our Values

ACCOUNTABILITY

 

Taking responsibility for our actions, facing problems head on and being confident in our decision making.

RESPECT

 

Having respect for our clients, our staff, our roles and our leadership.

ATTITUDE

 

An attitude of the glass is always half full,  radiating positivity and standing up for ourselves. An attitude of success.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

 

Celebrate each other, our clients, and our successes.

The Team

WARREN MCLAUGHLIN

CEO and Founder

As the founder of the Flex Technology Group, Warren is passionate about ensuring that Flex is a sustainable business for shareholders, customers and staff. His edge as a leader lies in creating businesses that get the fundamentals right while operating effectively and transparently across the board.

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Warren graduated with his Bachelor of Social Science degree from Maritzburg University and has over twenty-four years of experience in the office automation space. With his wealth of experience and knowledge, Warren directs his efforts towards ensuring that Flex operates effectively to deliver consistently high levels of superior customer service while developing a team that is proud to work for Flex.
If he is not hard at work motivating his team, Warren is usually teeing up his next shot on the golf course, trying to lure an elusive trout to take his fly or burning calories on the squash court.

HANNAH TAUBENSEE

Director

Hannah is a Director at Flex responsible for finance, HR, strategy, operations and ensuring a positive and fulfilling culture in the organisation. She has been with Flex  Technology Group for eight years and plays an integral role in driving the development of people as well as the strategic direction of the company.

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She holds a BCom Business Management, various qualifications in operations, finance and HR as well as a life coaching certificate. Her edge lies in her focus on wellbeing and growth while maintaining an objective opinion on all matters. In her spare time, Hannah loves to let her creative side out with writing and sewing. She also enjoys settling down with a great book after a relaxing yoga session.

GCINA MADIDA

Flex Sechaba’s Managing Director

Gcina is the Managing Director of Flex Sechaba and has been with the Flex Technology group for over 5 years. Gcina holds a degree in media studies and certifications in both entrepreneurship and radio broadcasting. Her greatest achievements to date include being majority owner…

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…and director of her own business Flex Sechaba, and being recognised as one of Mail & Guardian’s 100 Women Changing South Africa in 2019.
Having had sixteen years’ experience in the solution sales and marketing industry, Gcina offers uniquely tailored office automation solutions while playing a key role in creating strong vertical growth strategies for both her clients and Flex Sechaba. Being in a service centred environment, Gcina believes that achieving exceptional service lies in understanding the purpose of the clients business and how she can tailor make a solution that will ultimately help her clients achieve their set goals. Gcina is driven by seeing how her individual economic and personal success facilitates a positive socio-economic impact for the next generation of women who come from previously disadvantaged backgrounds. She is passionate about enterprises that develop and empower generationally for the good of the South African economic landscape. In her spare time, you will find Gcina immersed in the fine arts. She is an avid collector of artworks from local emerging visual artists.

BRENDAN TICKLE

Head of Sales

Brendan leads the sales team for Flex. He has over 14 years experience in the industry including solid experience for blue chip brands including Konica Minolta, Nashua and Itec.
Having achieved the accolade of salesman of the year…

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…for 3 years, Brendan has both the skill…and determination to manage, train and develop the best sales professionals ensuring they all reach their goals and potential. He is untouchable in crafting solutions for his clients that are sustainable and deliver value in a way that creates positive returns. Brendan relishes spending time with his family and in his spare time he enjoys anything and everything that’s active – golf, fitness and mountain biking.

ROOSHDEAN SOLOMONS

Service and Technical Manager

Rooshdean is a service and technical manager at Flex and has been with the group for over two years. Rooshdean’s role consists of managing the service and technical team’s initiatives at Flex, creating and maintaining standard operating procedures and providing optimal…

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…service and improving service delivery levels. He ensures continuous process improvement to enable effective operational processes and technical team performances as well as the architectural design of new infrastructure and software implementation projects.
Rooshdean holds several qualifications including a National Diploma in Electronic Engineering from TUT in 2010, CCNA in 2012, MC SE in 2016, ITIL v3 Foundation in 2017 and most recently completed IBM’s Data Science Professional Certificate. In addition to this, Rooshdean has over eight years’ experience in the office automation industry, seven years in IT infrastructure and four years in leadership. With his wealth of experience, knowledge and skill, Rooshdean thrives in his role. Rooshdean believes that work ethic wins. He is driven by the end result and knowing that he can achieve a positive result with dedication and commitment.
Quality family time is where Rooshdean’s heart lies. He loves being spontaneous with his family because he believes that the best memories are made through unexpected adventures. Rooshdean also enjoys getting the band together and playing some keys on his piano.

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