BCX: Zwelithini Vilakazi

Zwelithini Vilakazi has been the chief financial officer of BCX since September 2018.

Zwelithini Vilakazi is an experienced group executive with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications and banking industry. Prior to his most recent appointment, Zwelithini was with Telkom, which acquired BCX in 2014, for more than three years, serving in several executive positions. Before that, he spent five years with Barclays Africa Group Ltd in various finance and accounting roles. 

2018 - Present    Chief Financial Officer, BCX 
2017 - 2018         Group Executive: FBP Corporate Centre and Accounting, Telkom
2016 - 2017         Executive in the CEO Office, Telkom
2015 - 2016         Executive: FBP Corporate Centre, Telkom
2012 - 2015         CFO: RBB COO & Support, Barclays Africa Group Ltd
2010 - 2011         Senior Finance Business Partner, Barclays Africa Group Ltd
2008 - 2010         Finance Manager, Nashua Kopano
2003 - 2007         Assistant Group Financial Manager, Reunert
1998 - 2003         Support Centre Accountant, Mondi Group: Forest Division

2011 - 2016         Masters in Commerce, UJ
2013 - 2015         MSc, University of Liverpool
2013 - 2013         WBS IEDP, Wits
2010 - 2011         B.Com, Honours, UNISA
2008 - 2009         Post-Graduate Diploma, UNISA
1993 - 1997         Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, University of KZN
1988 - 1992         Matric, Ncakini Secondary School

About BCX: BCX is a JSE-listed, South African-based information and communications technology company. The ICT group has a wide footprint with operations in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. In Africa, BCX expands to Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Zambia and Tanzania.