Business Connexion boss dies

Cape Town -  Business Connexion [JSE:BCX] CEO Leetile Benjamin Mophatlane died late on Wednesday after a heart attack, the group announced on Thursday.

Mophatlane was 41.

Business Connexion said Mophatlane left an indelible mark on the company, the employees of the group and its clients.

"Benjamin was instrumental in building BCX into SA's leading IT company and led BCX business activity in the rest of Africa," the group said in a statement released on SENS.

Mophatlane is survived by his wife Abena Saah, their three children, his mother, and two siblings.

BCX chairperson Tony Ruiters said "we have lost an irreplaceable brother, colleague, leader, husband and father".

He praised him for his impeccable judgement, deep integrity and honour.

"His death is a great tragic loss to the Company and the South African business community," said Ruiters.

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