Ian Russell | Chief Executive Officer
Business Connexion

Ian Russell, Chief Executive Officer, Business Connexion

Ian Russell is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BCX, Africa’s premier end-to-end digital solutions partner. He joined BCX on 1 May 2017 from Telkom where he was accountable for the delivery of a wide range of Group Services to Telkom's business units including Procurement, Supply Chain, corporate real estate, security, Corporate Social responsibility activities and Human Resources.  
He has served as Head of Procurement for Johannesburg-based South African Breweries (SAB) Ltd and has held several senior back office roles across Barclays, including setting up and running the Smart sourcing team, which was entirely focused on transformational outsourcing. 
His previous career highlights include filling positions as Group Integration Director, Chief Administration Officer and Chief Procurement Officer for the Absa Group. 
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply and has been internationally recognised for leading and developing procurement best practices.


VIP Conference Day 2 @ 09:20

What works, what doesn’t: Getting students ready for the future of work

  • Effective strategies and techniques: How to isolate what works
  • “Learning fit” so students can thrive in their future careers
  • AI in the classroom and beyond
  • Stretching mind-sets: Developing new skills at a school and university level
  • Make with technology
  • Understanding and capitalising on the concept of employees as a brand
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