BCX CEO Benjamin Mophatlane passes away

Business Connexion Group has announced the passing of its chief executive officer, Leetile Benjamin Mophatlane, following a cardiac arrest.

By - June 12, 2014 Share on LinkedIn
Benjamin Mophatlane

Listed ICT group, Business Connexion Group has announced the passing of its chief executive officer, Leetile Benjamin Mophatlane, following a cardiac arrest on Wednesday 11, June 2014.

“As CEO, he left an indelible mark on the company, the employees of the group and our clients. Benjamin was instrumental in building BCX into SA´s leading IT company and led BCX business activity in the rest of Africa,” the company said in a statement.

“Benjamin will be remembered for his entrepreneurial spirit, enthusiasm and exceptionally warm personality, which are aspiring attributes for us all,” it added.

The CEO was 41 when he passed.

Tony Ruiters, chairman of BCX said: “We have lost an irreplaceable brother, colleague, leader, husband and father. Ben was a leader with a big heart and who considered wisely decisions in all facets of his life.”

“He had impeccable judgement and most of all, was a man of deep integrity and honour. His death is a great tragic loss to the Company and the South African business community.”

BCX said it will make further announcements in due course.

In May, Telkom said it has entered into an agreement to acquire BCX in a R2.7 billion cash offer funded from its own cash resources.

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