Johnson Idesoh


Job Title: CIO

Company: Old Mutual


Johnson Idesoh was appointed CIO of Old Mutual in April 2018. He is also a part-time executive board member at CABS. Prior to his appointment he was CTO for Old Mutual Emerging Markets. Johnson spent several years working at Aviva as an IT strategist and architecture director. He has also worked at AstraZeneca as a programme director and VP for drug development information. He got his professional start as a consultant manager at Accenture. Johnson has an MBA from the University of Strathclyde.

2023 - Present    Chief Information and Technology Officer, Absa
2021 - Present     Executive Board Member, CABS
2018 - Present     CIO, Old Mutual
2014 - 2018          CTO, Old Mutual Emerging Markets
2013 - 2014          COO Transformation & Non IT Shared Services Director, Aviva
2012 - 2013          IT and Change Director, Aviva
2007 - 2012          IT Strategy and Architecture Director, Aviva
2005 - 2007          Information Systems Director, Aviva
2005 - 2005          VP, Global Drug Development Information, AstraZeneca
2003 - 2005          Programme Director, AstraZeneca
1998 - 2003          Global Head Drug Development IS, AstraZeneca
1991 - 1998          Consultant Manager, Accenture

1998 - 2001          MBA, University of Strathclyde
1987 - 1991          Bachelor’s Avionics, University of Glasgow

About Absa Group: is a South African-based financial services group, offering personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management, as well as bank assurance.

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