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Andile Ngcaba

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Andile Ngcaba

Andile Abner Ngcaba

Founding Partner & Chairman at Convergence Partner


Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born in East London South Africa

Andile Ncgaba is chairman, founder and majority shareholder of investment group Convergence Partners and is also the Executive Chairman of Dimension Data Middle East and Africa, a subsidiary of the Dimension Data plc Group.

Through Convergence Partners, Andile is also involved in significant new communications infrastructure projects across Africa including Seacom (the first undersea fibre optic cable system serving Africa's East Coast) which was ready for service on 23 July 2009, the first private sector satellite in Africa (Intelsat New Dawn) which was launched on 22 April 2011 and a recently announced new joint venture to bring high capacity, long-haul terrestrial fibre to South Africa (FibreCo).

Andile was previously Director General of Communications in the first democratically elected government of South Africa in 1994. He left Government in 2003 to pursue a career in the private sector.


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Business Address

33 Fricker Road, Sandton, South Africa, 2196


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Current Position(s)

Chairman | Convergence Partners
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2006 - present

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Executive Chair | DIMENSION DATA HOLDINGS PLC
2004 - present






Board Member | State IT Agency

Previous Position(s)

Director General | Department of Communications | Government of South Africa
1996 - 2003

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Acting Chief Executive | Department of Communications | Government of South Africa
1995 - 2003

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Commander | Umkhonto we Sizwe

Communications Officer | Umkhonto we Sizwe

Electronics Technician | Philips

Educational history

Tertiary

Stanford University

Diploma in Management

University of Singapore

Diploma in Management

University of Fort Hare

Doctor of Commerce

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Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award | BMI-T at the African ICT Achievers Awards

ICT Leadership Award | Computer Society of South Africa

Eastern Cape Information Technology Award

Black Information Technology Achiever's Award

Best Computer Person of the Year | Computer Society of South Africa

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