Airtel Africa Welcomes Jacques Barkhuizen as New Group Chief Information Officer

Jacques Barkhuizen, known for transformative leadership in South African companies, takes on key role at Airtel Africa.

Airtel Africa has appointed Jacques Barkhuizen as their news Group Chief Information Officer.

Jacques Barkhuizen took to LinkedIn to announce this news.

I’m happy to share that I’m starting a new position as Group Chief Information Officer at Airtel Africa!

Jacques Barkhuizen, Group Chief Information Officer, Airtel Africa

Jacques Barkhuizen has been a pivotal figure in various leading South African companies. During his tenure as CIO at Vodacom, he adeptly navigated the rapidly evolving telecom industry. At ABSA Retail Bank and Deloitte Africa, he played a crucial role in designing robust IT systems, empowering businesses and strengthening customer relations. As Global CTO at Investec Bank, Barkhuizen successfully scaled tech solutions to a global platform. His role as CTO at Woolworths South Africa marked a significant shift in retail experiences, embracing the digital age. Barkhuizen’s career trajectory exemplifies a leader who not only adapts but anticipates and architects change across different sectors, from banking to digital realms.

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