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Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga named group CIO of Barloworld

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Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga, group CIO of Barloworld.
Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga, group CIO of Barloworld.

Prominent chief information officer (CIO) Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga has been appointed group CIO of JSE-listed Barloworld.

Prior to her appointment to the new role, Ramuthaga was chief digital officer at Barloworld Automotive and Logistics, a position she held since August 2019. She also used to be CIO of the logistics and supply chain management company.

Ramuthaga has more than 20 years of experience in IT, with more than 16 years as a CIO.

In 2014, she was named Visionary CIO of the Year by the Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA).

She is also a Professional CIO (Pr. CIO.) registered with the IITPSA, formerly the Computer Society of South Africa, and has held senior leadership positions at a number of organisations in diverse industries, such as government, telecommunications, banking and financial services regulatory, before joining Barloworld in 2017.

Ramuthaga holds a Master of IT degree from the University of Pretoria, an MBA from GIBS/University of Pretoria, and is currently studying towards a Doctoral degree in Business Administration with GIBS.

She was on the Gartner Africa Symposium Advisory Board from 2015 to 2018.

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