August 2012 Articles (6)

Shaeen Khan – CFO Endress+Hauser: “Set yourself goals and work towards achieving them”

Endress+Hauser is a global leader in measurement instrumentation, services and solutions for industrial process engineering. The Swiss family-owned business, founded in 1953, supports its customers to optimize their process engineering procedures while taking into consideration reliability, safety, economic efficiency and environmental protection.

Endress+Hauser South Africa was established in 1984 and has grown…


Added by CFO South Africa on August 30, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments

Frikkie Kotzee – CFO Kumba Iron Ore: “CFOs have had to switch their focus more to efficiency and cost control”

Kumba Iron Ore Limited is a leading value-adding supplier of high quality iron ore to the global steel industry. Kumba is a member of the Anglo American plc group, of which three of its mining businesses are based in South Africa: Platinum, Kumba Iron Ore and Thermal Coal. Kumba Iron Ore employs over 6300 people, of which nearly 75 work at the financial department of the company. The company was listed on JSE in November 2006.…


Added by CFO South Africa on August 27, 2012 at 17:30 — No Comments

SA’s top entrepreneurial competition finalists revealed

The 22 finalists of South Africa's premier entrepreneurial platform, the 2012 Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® competition, have been announced today. 

According to Nimo Naidoo, project manager of the 2012 Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® competition, this year has set a benchmark in terms of celebrating entrepreneurial excellence in the country, resulting in encouraging entries from very talented South African entrepreneurs. “The…


Added by CFO South Africa on August 8, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments

Estate Agency Board members dissolved – real estate audit requirements remain in force

Whilst Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale recently placed the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) under administration, the three months audit extension granted by the EAAB until 30 September 2012 remains in force.


Yusuf Dukander, Project Director: Financial Services at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) says the audit requirements provide the EAAB with much comfort on the fair…


Added by CFO South Africa on August 7, 2012 at 16:30 — No Comments

Ted Baxter – CFO Norton Rose: “Not forecasting and budgeting is simply burying your head in the sand like an ostrich”

Ted Baxter, CFO of Norton Rose South Africa, was educated in Harare, Zimbabwe and came to South Africa in 1982. After a short period in the banking industry with Nedcor, he joined a manufacturing company in the accounts dept and within 2 years became…


Added by CFO South Africa on August 6, 2012 at 9:30 — No Comments

Chantelle Ah Sing – CFO Sekunjalo: “The CFO has to find new methods to expand business in smarter ways to add to its growth and profitability”

Chantelle Ah Sing is CFO of Sekunjalo Investment Group. The Sekunjalo Group is a collation of companies and investments and funds. In 1997, Dr Iqbal Survé, a self-described medical doctor, philanthropist and social entrepreneur, and three of his comrades founded Sekunjalo, an…


Added by CFO South Africa on August 1, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments

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