April 2014 Articles (11)

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Deon Fredericks, Acting CFO at Telkom: Learning from each other

“We don’t have to reinvent the wheel,” says Deon Fredericks,   Acting Chief Financial Officer at Telkom, Africa's largest integrated communications company. Fredericks joined the then state-owned landline monopolist in 1993 as a senior manager in internal audit and has worked himself up the finance ladder in an admirable fashion. Fredericks says he fully supports CFO South Africa’s mission to connect the country’s finance leaders. “CFOs are starting to play a more significant role,…


Added by CFO South Africa on April 23, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments

CFO Profile: John King | EOH Holdings

John King | Chief Financial Officer | EOH Holdings Ltd

In 2004, John King - current CFO at EOH Holdings Ltd - started his career at EOH as the Executive Director. At the South African Institute of…


Added by CFO South Africa on April 17, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments

CFO Profile: Nichola Dewar | Postbank

Nichola Dewar | Chief Financial Officer | Postbank

In 1997, Nichola Dewar – current CFO of Postbank – began her career as the manager of the Financial Institutions Team of Deloitte & Touche. Later, she gained quite some experience with finance…


Added by CFO South Africa on April 16, 2014 at 16:00 — No Comments

Nominee CFO Awards: Vuyokazi Memani-Sedile, Executive Director: Finance Unisa

Vuyokazi Memani-Sedile


Executive Director: Finance

Nationality: South African

CFO since: 2006 

Other current positions:

  • Board - Purchasing Consortium Southern Africa (PURCO SA)


  • 2006 -…

Added by CFO South Africa on April 15, 2014 at 13:30 — 1 Comment

CFO Awards jury interviews CFOs of Treasury, EOH and SAB

With the interview process drawing to a conclusion, three more CFOs were interviewed this week for the benefit of the jury of the CFO Awards. On Wednesday the nominated CFO Dalu Majeke of the National Treasury hosted CFO South Africa-founder Alex van Groningen in Pretoria.

On Friday EOH's CFO John King was interviewed by Van Groningen and jury member Richard Etemesi, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank. Later that day jury member Pieter Bench (Vice President and Managing Director…


Added by CFO South Africa on April 11, 2014 at 14:30 — No Comments

InnoVent and Transparent impress at Capital & Finance event

Ground breaking businesses InnoVent and Transparent presented impressive masterclasses during a well-attended CFO South Africa event in the Tintswalo at Waterfall 5-star Boutique Hotel just north of Johannesburg. The theme of the gathering on Thursday 10 April was Capital & Finance and the attending CFOs and finance experts were treated to new ideas and a range of innovative solutions.…


Added by CFO South Africa on April 10, 2014 at 20:00 — No Comments

CFO South Africa meets KPMG CEO Moses Kgosana

KPMG boss Moses Kgosana briefly interrupted his annual leave on Wednesday to meet with CFO South Africa founder Alex van Groningen and discuss the challenges that face south African CFOs. “CFOs are our biggest supporters and customers, so I want to be part of their community,” Kgosana said. “We can share…


Added by CFO South Africa on April 10, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments

Executive Director: Finance at Unisa is interviewed for CFO Awards 2014

On Tuesday Vuyokazi Memani-Sedile was the next nominee to be interviewed for the benefit of the CFO Awards jury. CFO South Africa's founder and director Alex van Groningen travelled to Pretoria to chat to the Finance Excutive of the University of South Africa - better known as Unisa - about her role as CFO, the finance transformation of her team and her role in strategy and governance. 

The interview was part of a series, which will inform detailed reports that will help the…


Added by CFO South Africa on April 8, 2014 at 19:30 — No Comments

CFO Awards jury interviews CFOs Discovery, JSE, Transnet, PSG and Postbank

The CFO Awards jury interviewed a number of prominent Chief Financial Officers in the last few days, all of whom have been nominated for the prestigious awards. On Thursday Brett Tromp (Discovery Health), Aarti Takoordeen (JSE Limited) and Anoj Singh (Transnet) were the ones making their case and on Friday…


Added by CFO South Africa on April 6, 2014 at 13:30 — No Comments

CFO Awards jury interviews CFO of Business Connexion

On Wednesday the jury for the inaugural CFO Awards resumed its interviewing duties with a visit to the Midrand offices of IT outsourcing company Business Connexion. Jury members Victor Sekese (CEO at SizweNtsalubaGobodo) and Professor Ben Marx (University of Johannesburg) chatted to Lawrence Weitzman,…


Added by CFO South Africa on April 2, 2014 at 20:47 — No Comments

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