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Ex-Telkom CIO Len de Villiers joins JSE

Former Telkom Group chief information officer Len de Villiers has joined the JSE as acting CIO with immediate effect. He has also been appointed as advisor on IT to Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe. De Villiers will work two

TechCentral’s top 5 podcasts in June

TechCentral’s interview with newly appointed BCX CEO Jonas Bogoshi was the publication’s most popular podcast in June 2018, in what was another record month for downloads. The Bogoshi interview, recorded

Interview: Len de Villiers on being a CIO

In this episode, Duncan McLeod interviews Len de Villiers, until recently group chief information officer at Telkom, to talk about the role of IT management in South Africa. In the wide-ranging discussion, De Villiers talks

Telkom CIO Len de Villiers retires

Telkom’s group chief information officer, Len de Villiers, has retired. He will step down from the telecommunications operator on Thursday after four years with the group. In an e-mail to staff, group

Inside Telkom’s colossal IT overhaul

Len de Villiers, Telkom’s chief information officer, says he enjoys a challenge. He says, too, that he’s a sucker for punishment. He’s certainly taking on a big challenge – and a punishing one – in

Telkom names procurement head

Telkom has appointed Ian Russell as chief procurement officer with effect from 1 February 2014, the telecommunications group said in a statement on Thursday. “This appointment takes us a step closer to completing the renewal of the top leadership team,” said group CEO Sipho

Len de Villiers is new Telkom CIO

Telkom has named one of the country’s top chief information officers, Len de Villiers, as its new CIO. De Villiers is a former CIO for both Nedbank and Absa.
De Villiers takes on the role on 1 November. He has 25 years’ experience in the IT industry having start in IT

Len de Villiers to step down as Absa CIO

Absa group chief information officer Len de Villiers is stepping down at the end of the year and says he plans to take time off to “recharge his batteries” before deciding what to do next. The Absa CIO role is one of the biggest and most demanding IT management jobs in SA