ICT industry veteran Isaac Mophatlane joins Mustek board


Mustek has appointed Isaac as an independent non-executive director, effective 1 September 2023.

Isaac Mophatlane, co-founder of BCX with his late brother Benjamin Mophatlane, has joined the board of Mustek, one of South Africa’s leading assemblers and distributors of personal computers and related ICT products.

Isaac co-founded and serves as chairman of the Randvest Group, a South African majority black-owned, diversified investment holding company. In 1996, Isaac co-founded BCX (then known as Business Connection) with his late brother. When the company amalgamated with Comparex Africa in 2004, he was promoted to group executive: customer engagement in the public sector.

Before becoming group CEO of BCX following the passing of his brother Benjamin, Isaac held the positions of group executive: innovation and group executive: smart office Connexion. BCX was later acquired by Telkom in 2015, forming the largest African ICT company.

Isaac has a depth of experience in building a business from a small company to a large, listed entity with operations across multiple countries, both in Africa and abroad. He has an extensive network in the ICT, financial services and retail industries in several African countries.

Isaac currently serves as an independent non-executive director on the board of Pepkor and is a member of the Pepkor human resources and remuneration and nomination committees. He previously served as an independent non-executive director on the board of Exxaro Resources and was a member of the Exxaro audit committee, the social and ethics committee, and the investment committee.

Isaac is a non-executive director on the boards of several of Randvest’s investments and is also deputy non-executive chairman of the Catholic Education Investment Company.

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