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Africa's biggest learning platform: WATCH CFO SA MD Graham Fehrsen at #findaba16

With more than 5 000 visitors tapping into a wealth of resources, know-how and inspiration and gaining unparalleled insights, Finance Indaba 2016 was an ambitious venture, but it was also one established on the idea that helping just a single individual would have a knock-on effect and prove fortuitous for the continent's financial services…

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Added by CFO South Africa on June 22, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Beneficial experience: WATCH leading executives at #findaba16

With more than 5 000 visitors tapping into a wealth of resources, knowhow and inspiration and gaining unparalleled insights, not only was Finance Indaba 2016 a golden opportunity to meet others in the industry, network with peers and speak to professional organisations and training institutions, but it also offered…

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Added by CFO South Africa on June 15, 2017 at 8:00 — No Comments

Golden opportunity: WATCH Standard Bank's Tiro Motlogeloa at #findaba16

As one of the foremost financial institutions on the continent, Standard Bank has been making great things happen in Africa for over 154 years. The bank currently operates in 20 countries on the African continent, including South Africa, as well as in other selected emerging markets, and employs more than 54 000…

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Added by CFO South Africa on June 7, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Outstanding event: WATCH KPMG's John Saker at #findaba16

KPMG is a leading global professional service company and one of the "Big Four". Established in 1987 with headquarters in Amsterdam, KPMG employs 189 000 people, offering financial audit, tax, and advisory services. The firm, which is frequently cited as one of the best places to work and build a career, was also a…

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Added by CFO South Africa on June 1, 2017 at 8:00 — No Comments

Platinum sponsor: WATCH Deloitte's Delise Muller at #findaba16

CFO South Africa has the privilege of boasting Deloitte as a trusted partner. The headline sponsor of the CFO Awards 2017 earlier this month, Deloitte is the largest of the Big Four global professional services networks. Deloitte has more than 244 000 professionals at member firms delivering services in audit,…

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Added by CFO South Africa on May 24, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Brilliant platform: WATCH Saica's Kelly Masete at #findaba16

The Finance Indaba is a magnet for South Africa's chartered accountant community, and as such, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants' (Saica) members are well represented. Saica is one of the world's foremost professional accounting bodies. It helps more than 36 000 members in every…

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Added by CFO South Africa on May 18, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Knowledge is power: WATCH Thomson Reuters' Kamal Patel at #findaba16

Founded in Toronto in 2008, multinational mass media and information firm Thomson Reuters aims to provide professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. Thomson Reuters operates in more than 100 countries, and has more…

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Added by CFO South Africa on May 4, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

The heart of business: WATCH futurist Graeme Codrington at #findaba16

Graeme Codrington is an acclaimed international speaker, consultant, and best-selling author who has built a career out of preparing companies for change. He is an expert on the future of work and the disruptive forces that are shaping it. As an author and researcher, his insights and analysis are sought after…

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Added by CFO South Africa on April 27, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Sustainability is key: WATCH SAICA CEO Terence Nombembe at #findaba16

CEO of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Terence Nombembe is one of the captains of industry shaping the accounting profession and has been a champion of the Finance Indaba since day one. Calling the Indaba a "unifying event that will help us build the nation" in his…

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Added by CFO South Africa on April 20, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

The modern CFO: WATCH the JSE's Aarti Takoordeen at #findaba16

JSE CFO Aarti Takoordeen is an award-winning finance professional who is in great demand at industry forums for her views on the evolution of the CFO role. A chartered accountant, she began her her career as a finance manager at NamTech and later served as a TSG Finance Manager for Hewlett Packard.…

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Added by CFO South Africa on April 13, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Rockstar of public speaking: WATCH Vusi Thembekwayo at #findaba16

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. 

At the age…

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Added by CFO South Africa on April 6, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Enabling accountability: WATCH Auditor-General Thembekile Makwetu at #findaba16

South African Auditor General Thembekile Kimi Makwetu was one of the high-profile names at the Finance Indaba 2016. He opened the Finance for Africa programme and shared his vision on the importance of finance and how the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) is enabling oversight, accountability…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 30, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

The king of governance: WATCH Prof Mervyn King at #findaba16

Professor Mervyn King is recognised internationally as an expert on corporate governance and sustainability and is in great demand as an arbitrator and mediator. He is a founding member of the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa and for some eight years was the South African judge at the ICC…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 23, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Simplifying online payments: WATCH Cubebucks CEO Jan MacKay at #afta16 #findaba16

Cubebucks is a virtual currency developed on blockchain technology that fixes the value of the qb digital currency to value in your local market against the price fix of gold on the London Metal Exchange against the dollar. The FinTech…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 9, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Bringing science to FinTech: WATCH I Know First's Dmitry Neginsky at #afta16 #findaba16

I Know First brings science and math to the financial world by providing daily investment forecasts based on an advanced self-learning algorithm. Developed by CTO and PhD-holder Lipa Roitman, the algorithm utilises artificial intelligence…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 2, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Barbarians at the Gate: WATCH public speaker Vusi Thembekwayo at #findaba16

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…

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Added by CFO South Africa on February 23, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Plan to clinch that dream position: WATCH Cassel & Co MD Georgina Barrick at #findaba16

Quality positions are difficult to come by in the current market and there is a lot of competition for those that are available. While on a job hunt, it is important to prepare yourself for success in order to gain an advantage over other candidates. Every recruitment process is different but there are some critical…

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Added by CFO South Africa on February 16, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Going on the digital offensive: WATCH ABSA's Brett St Clair at #afta16 #findaba16

It may be fashionable to talk about disruptive startups when describing the FinTech scene, but its story also covers traditional banking institutions that have made great strides in delivering a digital banking experience to their customers and overcoming…

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Added by CFO South Africa on February 9, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Global success principles: Watch CIMA Director Badibanga Promesse at #findaba16

In an uncertain world constantly disrupted by innovation and reams of data, quality decision-making has been more difficult. In his presentation at the Finance Indaba Africa 2016 in October, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Vice-President of the African region Badibanga…

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Added by CFO South Africa on February 2, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Africa has great potential: WATCH Eclectics consultant Sebi Salim at #afta16 #findaba16

"We believe there is a lot of potential in Africa and this is why we are investing heavily. Up to 60 percent of our solutions are USSD- and SMS-based, but as Internet access becomes cheaper and easier, we are increasing our investment in web and mobile banking apps. Through our partnership model, we sit down…

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Added by CFO South Africa on January 26, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

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