Benjamin Mophatlane, CEO of Business Connexion (BCX), passed away at the age of 41 following a heart attack on 11 June 2014. Mophatlane was a great leader and entrepreneur. Before his passing, Mophatlane had planned many ventures in order to take BCX to a whole new level as a Pan-Africa success story. Upon the news of his passing, many of Mophatlane’s family, friends and colleagues took to Twitter where they expressed their deepest condolences.
So sad to hear of the passing of Benjamin Mophatlane, CEO of @bcxglobal. One of my favourite characters in the tech world. My sympathies.
— Arthur Goldstuck (@art2gee) June 12, 2014
Sad day .Benjamin Mophatlane, friend, husband, father, CEO of BCX and the most dedicated Proteas cricket fan ever passed away suddenly. RIP
— Mike Ettling – SAP (@mikeettling) June 11, 2014
Unbelievable. Our BCX CEO, Benjamin Mophatlane, has passed away. Condolences to his brother and the rest of the family.
— Eric Stokes (@bigric) June 12, 2014
I just heard of the passing of Benjamin Mophatlane of @bcxglobal. My condolences to his loved ones & family. 🙁
— Karen Heydenrych (@KayHey09) June 12, 2014
Very sad news of BCX CEO and cofounder Benjamin Mophatlane. One of SA’s greatest entrepreneurs. RIP Ntate!
— Katlego M (@dogis15) June 12, 2014
Such sad news about Benjamin Mophatlane. A true trailblazer!
— Ivan Moroke (@ivanmoroke) June 12, 2014
— Gbenga Aliu (@kingconsul) June 13, 2014
…hearing reports that the CEO of BCX (my former boss) Benjamin Mophatlane has passed on. sad news indeed.
— Keratilwe Rakobelwa (@Keratilwe_) June 12, 2014