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Ashwin Frankie

Group CIO at Kagiso Media


Ashwin is currently the Group CIO of Kagiso Media where he has spent the last six years as head of ICT. Prior to joining Kagiso Media, Ashwin spent 5 years at Business Connexion and a further 17 years at Toyota South Africa. Over the last 28 years, Ashwin has filled various senior positions within the ICT sector. Ashwin currently focuses his efforts on aligning Kagiso Media’s IT Strategy to the Business Strategy while ensuring the organisations information’s systems meet the needs of the business and delivers on its strategic objectives. He sits on Board of two of Kagiso Media’s subsidiary’s while fulfilling a 2nd role within the Group as CEO of Knowledge Factory a Analytics & Insights company. Ashwin is a member of the Institute of Directors of South Africa and holds an Information Systems Management qualification from UCT together with various industry certifications such as ITIL, MCITP & MCSE.

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