Job Title: CIO
Derek Willcocks was appointed CIO of Discovery Limited in February 2018. He is passionate about the difference technology can make to companies and society. Since 1995 he has had leadership and strategy roles in Information and Communications Technology companies ranging in size from startups to billion dollar listed companies. Prior to working at Discovery he was CIO at Dimension Data and a Managing Director at Internet Solutions. Derek has a BSc. Hons. in Computer Science from Wits University.
2018 - Present CIO, Discovery Ltd
2015 - 2017 CIO, Dimension Data
2012 - 2015 CEO Middle East & Africa, Dimension Data
2009 - 2012 Managing Director, Internet Solutions
2001 - 2009 Executive, Dimension Data
1995 - 2001 Director, The Internet Solution
1995 - 2001 Director, Internet Solutions
1989 - 1992 BSc. Hons. Computer Science, Wits University
About Discovery Ltd: Discovery Limited is a South Africa-based financial services group that is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) with its headquarters in Sandton. Founded in 1992 by Adrian Gore, Discovery Limited engages in long and short-term insurance, asset management, savings, investment and employee benefits through its various brands. The Group has subsidiaries in South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States, China, Singapore, and Australia.