2019 BC AWARE SPEAKER
carol vorster, Vice-President & CIO, Corix Group of Companies
Carol has over 25 years of experience in the Information Technology profession in South Africa and Canada, having worked in the Software, Insurance, Banking, Distribution and Utility industries. Carol is currently the CIO at the Corix Group of Companies and has been instrumental in providing the backbone infrastructure, enterprise and personal applications that have allowed Corix to fulfill its aggressive growth trajectory over the past 15 years.
Carol is part of the Executive Management Team at Corix reporting directly to the President and CEO. In her role as VP & CIO, Carol has responsibility for all technology infrastructure, telecommunications and business applications and ensuring that the right technology solutions are in place to support the business objectives across the Corix Group of Companies.
Carol earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree with majors in Economics, Accounting and Information Systems from the University of Cape Town, RSA and a Diploma in Financial Management from the Institute of Bankers (RSA).
Carol has been fortunate to pursue one of her major personal interests, travel, while supporting her kids in their hockey as they have played all across North America and in Europe. She loves to spend time with her family enjoying the outdoors and experiencing the cultures of the world.