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Prominent CIO Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga now CDO at Barloworld

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Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga is now chief digital officer at Barloworld.
Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga is now chief digital officer at Barloworld.

Prominent chief information officer (CIO) Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga is now chief digital officer at Barloworld Automotive and Logistics.

Ramuthaga used to be CIO at the logistics and supply chain management company.

In a statement, Barloworld says: “In line with Barloworld’s managing for value strategy and as part of the automotive and logistics integration initiative currently under way, we are delighted to announce that Tshifhiwa Ramuthaga has been appointed as chief digital officer: Barloworld Automotive and Logistics Division, effective from 1 August.”

Ramuthaga has over 20 years of experience in the ICT industry, with more than 15 years as CIO.

She held key positions at Telkom, Standard Bank and the Financial Services Board (FSB), before joining Barloworld Logistics as CIO in July 2017.

In 2014, Ramuthaga was named Visionary CIO of the Year by the Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA. She was still at FSB at the time.

She was honoured for her ability to influence executives as to the value technology can bring to their business and clients.

Ramuthaga holds a Master of IT degree from the University of Pretoria and an MBA from GIBS/University of Pretoria.

She is currently studying towards a doctoral degree in business administration with GIBS.

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