Willie Stegmann


Job Title: CIO

Company: Vodacom


Willie Stegmann was appointed Group CIO of Vodacom in October 2017. Prior to this he was the CIO of personal and business banking at Standard Bank. He has over twenty years experience in the financial services sector. Willie worked at ABSA as a general manager of Group IT. He also worked as the managing director of distributed technology services at Gijima. He has served on a number of boards including Vodacom, Nexio and Bankserv Africa. He has an MCom. and Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Johannesburg.

2021 - Present    Group CIO and Member of Leadership Team, Vodacom
2017 - Present    Group GIO, Vodacom
2018 - Present     Non-Executive Director, Nexio SA
2014 - 2017         CIO Personal and Business Bank SA, Standard Bank
2010 - 2015         Director Core Banking Transformation, Standard Bank
2009 - 2010         Director Retail Bank Business Performance Solutions, Standard Bank
2005 - 2009         Director Operations, Standard Bank
2005 - 2009         Non-Executive Director, Bankserv Africa
2000 - 2005         Managing Director Distributed Technology Services, Gijima
1998 - 2000         General Manager Group IT, ABSA
1996 - 1998         Managing Director Africa Growth Network, ABSA

2015 - 2015         Advanced Management Programme, M.I.T.
2000 - 2000         Advanced Management Programme,  Oxford University
1990 - 1992         MCom. Business Management, University of Johannesburg
1983 - 1987         BEng. Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Johannesburg

About Vodacom: Vodacom is a leading African communications company providing a wide range of communication services, including mobile voice, messaging, data, financial and converged services to 66.8 million customers. Their mobile networks cover a total population of over 220 million people. Through Vodacom Business Africa (VBA), they offer business managed services to enterprises in 32 countries. Vodacom is majority owned by Vodafone (65% holding), one of the world's largest communications companies by revenue.

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