Business Connexion rejigs management team

Gugu Lourie (Tech Financials)

Business Connexion, JSE-listed technology group, has initiated a reorganisation process to make its structures more agile and help it to grow in key regions across the continent.

The company – which is seek expansion opportunities in Nigeria – said this process includes a change in the group’s executive team and the creation of a new Group structure to support the delivery of sustainable growth with greater agility and efficiency.

The reviewed group executive leadership team will comprise of Chief Executive Officer – Benjamin Mophatlane, Deputy CEO – Vanessa Olver, Chief Financial Officer – Lawrence Weitzman, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer – Isaac Mophatlane, Chief Operating Officer – Jane Canny, Chief Investment and Alliance Officer – Matthew Blewett and Group Human Resources Executive – Grace Dipale.

A Strategic office, led by Vanessa Olver (Deputy CEO), has been established to assist in accelerating the execution of key elements of the Group strategy.

“The new structure will provide the platform to put our customers at the centre of everything we do by clustering associated services, improving efficiencies and enabling the Group to grow key regions across the continent,” said Chief Executive Officer, Benjamin Mophatlane.

The transition into the new structure is expected to be completed in the last quarter of the financial year and teams of senior executives have been put in place to ensure business continuity and the delivery of current targets.

Furthermore, Isaac Mophatlane (Chief Sales and Marketing Officer) will lead global sales, marketing and customer management. All regional heads across the continent will also report to Isaac.

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