Dark Fibre Africa appoints Dr Heydon Hall as its new CIO


Heydon will be responsible for implementing a robust and integrated information technology strategy.

Telecommunications company Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) has announced the appointment of Dr Heydon Hall as its new CIO to develop and oversee the implementation of a robust and integrated information technology strategy, as well as the company’s overall digital transformation and enterprise architecture.

Heydon has over 20 years’ experience in senior IT roles, having led teams in digital transformation and business re-engineering turnarounds for numerous large organisations. He has also been involved in several successful technology start-ups.

He holds a DCom from the University of Johannesburg, a BCom majoring in economics, business, marketing and law from Unisa, as well as an MBA from Oxford Brookes University.

“Heydon joins DFA at a time when we are going through extensive restructuring to become a leaner, more agile business, and he has all the right skills and experience to help accelerate DFA’s journey towards this goal,” said CEO Andries Delport.

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