Board of Directors

The Brains Behind BCX

We have built up a highly professional team of the best ICT and business minds in South Africa, dedicated to developing solutions for every kind of business. Find out more about the people who serve on our Board of Directors and our Executive Management team.


Ian Russell

Chief Executive Officer and Acting Chief Revenue Officer – Integr8

BSc (Econ), MBA, FCIPS

Ian Russell was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BCX, Africa’s premier end-to- end digital solutions partner on 1 May 2017. He previously reported to the GCEO and was a member of the Telkom Group Executive Committee, accountable for the delivery of a wide range of group services to Telkom’s business units including procurement, supply chain, corporate real estate, security, corporate social responsibility activities and human resources.

He has served as Head of Procurement for Johannesburg-based South African Breweries (SAB) Ltd and has held several senior back office roles across Barclays, including setting up and running the Smartsourcing team which was entirely focused on transformational outsourcing.

His previous career highlights include filling positions as Group Integration Director, Chief Administration Officer and Chief Procurement Officer for the Absa Group.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply and has been internationally recognised for leading and developing procurement best practice.

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