by CFO South Africa Added February 22, 2017 at 11:35
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The CFO Awards 2017 interview process is well underway, with close to half the nominees already having shared their views on a range of questions pertaining to strategy, compliance, leadership, transformation and governance, with the CFO editorial team and members of the judging panel. Thomson Reuters MD for Africa,…Continue
Posted by CFO South Africa on February 24, 2017 at 15:00
Accountants often don’t get the credit they deserve within their organisations and it is only when things go wrong that they become the focus of attention. Like a good interviewer or referee, they tend to fade into the background when things are running smoothly, but there is hell to pay when an accounting error comes to…Continue
Posted by CFO South Africa on February 24, 2017 at 8:03
Accelerator Sw7, in partnership with the law firm Webber Wentzel, is set to launch its FinTech Innovation Africa roadshow in Cape Town and Johannesburg next week. FinTech specialists will be making presentations at various events at the Webber Wentzel offices in Cape Town and…Continue
Posted by CFO South Africa on February 24, 2017 at 6:00
Samuel Adegboyega (pictured), company chairman, says Lekoil is “delighted” to welcome Bruce into the fold.
“His experience working in Nigeria, his knowledge of the investment…
Posted by CFO South Africa on February 23, 2017 at 15:00
“Successful dealmaking is about people. Don’t rely on spreadsheets – get out there and understand the personal dynamics. I think 80 percent of it is about process flow, stakeholder management and people,” said McDonald’s SA CFO Zafar Mahomed in a CFO masterclass entitled Survival of the…Continue
Posted by CFO South Africa on February 23, 2017 at 8:00
Venture capitalist, entrepreneur and public speaker extraordinaire Vusi Thembekwayo has earned plaudits (including from the likes of Nelson Mandela) and enthralled audiences all over the world with his lessons from the public speaking pulpit, which began when he was a teenager. He did not disappoint…Continue
Posted by CFO South Africa on February 23, 2017 at 6:00
ZAR X debuted on Monday this week, settling its first trade, a buy order for 100 shares in agricultural group Senwes at R10.50 a share, in just under ten seconds. This included it being matched, settled and cleared, said company CEO, Etienne Nel (pictured).
In 2016, the JSE implemented a four-day settlement cycle…Continue
Posted by CFO South Africa on February 22, 2017 at 19:00
“If traditional information security is about building a broad defence against attack, cybersecurity is really an attacker-centric approach. It's the knowledge of your attacker that drives your cyberinitiatives,” said Sean Howell (pictured), MD of Redshift Cyber Security, during this morning’s CFO masterclass on The Art…Continue
Posted by CFO South Africa on February 22, 2017 at 15:00
Global mining behemoth Anglo American announced that it has slashed its net debt by 34% during 2016, exceeding expectations amid an uptick in metals prices in an interim results presentation in London on Tuesday.
After ditching dividends in the face of falling commodity prices in 2015,…Continue
Posted by CFO South Africa on February 22, 2017 at 8:00
CFO of Oceana Group Imraan Soomra has been nominated for the 2017 CFO Awards. Soomra won the Transformation & Empowerment Award at the CFO Awards 2015. The annual 'Oscars for South African CFOs', to be held on 11 May, recognise CFOs of listed companies, large corporations,…Continue
Posted by CFO South Africa on February 22, 2017 at 6:00
You are more than welcome to join us for our 4th edition of the CFO Awards where CFOs of listed companies and large corporations are awarded for outstanding performance and leadership. Meet top CFOs, demonstrate thought leadership, extend your network and develop business on 11 May 2017 at the breath-taking Summer Place. Join us, buy a table or become a partner. Email Alex van Groningen. Attendance is free for members. Visit CFOawards.co.za
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