Job Title: CIO
Dirk Le Roux was appointed to the position of Group CIO of Mediclinic in August 2014. Prior to joining Mediclinic, he served in various managerial roles, including as managing director of ThinkWorx Consulting, CIO at Media24 (Pty) Ltd, General Manager of IT strategy and risk at Absa Bank Ltd and head of IT at the Development Bank of Southern Africa. He has a DCom. in Informatics from the University of Pretoria, an MBA cum laude from North-West University, a PgDip in Data Metrics from Unisa and BEng in Civil Engineering from the University of Pretoria.
2014 - Present Group CIO, Mediclinic
2011 - 2014 Managing Director, ThinkWorx Consulting
2006 - 2011 CIO, Media 24
2000 - 2006 General Manager IT Strategy and Risk Management, ABSA
1998 - 2000 Consultant / Project Manager, ABSA
1994 - 1997 Head of IT, DBSA
1998 - 2001 DCom. Informatics, University of Pretoria
1989 - 1992 MBA, North West University
1978 - 1982 BEng., University of Pretoria
About Mediclinic: Mediclinic is a private hospital group operating in South Africa and Namibia focused on providing acute care, specialist-orientated, multi-disciplinary hospital services and related service offerings. The group currently operates 49 private hospitals (including two day clinics) throughout South Africa and three hospitals in Namibia with more than 8 000 beds in total.
Mediclinic Southern Africa is a wholly owned subsidiary of the international private healthcare group Mediclinic International PLC, listed on the LSE (London Stock Exchange) with a secondary listing on the JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange) and the NSX (Namibian Stock Exchange).
Mediclinic International currently has three operating divisions - Mediclinic Southern Africa which operates 49 private hospitals and two day clinics throughout South Africa and Namibia; Hirslanden operates 17 private acute care facilities and four clinics in Switzerland with more than 1 700 inpatient beds and Mediclinic Middle East which operates six hospitals and 23 clinics with more than 700 inpatient beds in the United Arab Emirates.