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Meet Simon Ridley (Standard Bank), recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award at the CFO Awards 2016

CFO South Africa chose to honour Simon Ridley (pictured), recently retired FD of Standard Bank and CFO of the Year 2014, as well as esteemed member of this year’s judging panel, by presenting him with a Lifetime Achievement…

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Added by CFO South Africa on July 7, 2016 at 8:00 — No Comments

Arno Daehnke appointed group FD for Standard Bank

Arno Daehnke (pictured), who has headed the Standard Bank Group's treasury and capital management division since 2010, has been appointed group FD.

Daehnke's appointment comes as a result of the current FD, Simon Ridley, having reached…

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Added by CFO South Africa on February 12, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

Judges 2016 CFO Awards swap notes during exclusive dinner

The mood was warm and jovial during an exclusive dinner for the panel of judges of the 2016 CFO Awardsand winners of last year's awards, hosted by CFO South Africa at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Rosebank on 27 January 2016. The gathering allowed…

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Added by CFO South Africa on January 28, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

Previous winners join judges CFO of the Year 2016

Celebrated CFOs Simon Ridley (Standard Bank) and Deon Viljoen (Alexander Forbes) will be joining the panel of judges that will be interviewing and adjudicating the nominees for the 2016 CFO Awards. Simon was…

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Added by Joël Roerig on January 13, 2016 at 8:00 — No Comments

CFOs are myth busters, says retiring Standard Bank CFO Simon Ridley

“As CFOs we need to be trusted advisors, rather than critics,” says Simon Ridley, CFO at the Standard Bank Group and last year’s CFO of the Year.  In an exclusive interview with CFO South Africa, Ridley talks about the myth busting…

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Added by CFO South Africa on September 22, 2015 at 8:00 — No Comments

Simon Ridley retires - CFO of the Year 2014 to leave Standard Bank

Standard Bank Group CFO Simon Ridley will retire next year April. By then he will be 60 years old, the retirement age for executive directors at the bank. On Friday joint CEO Ben Kruger said Standard Bank has not decided on Ridley's successor yet. During the same press…

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Added by Joël Roerig on August 17, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments

#WATCH Standard Bank CFO Simon Ridley "blown away" by CFO Awards

During his short keynote speech at the CFO Awards 2015, last year's CFO of the Year Simon Ridley (Standard Bank) didn't only give a glowing endorsement to CFO South Africa, but also…

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Added by Joël Roerig on July 1, 2015 at 8:00 — No Comments

Simon Ridley, Standard Bank: Curiosity breeds good CFOs

“As CFOs we need to be trusted advisors, rather than critics,” says Simon Ridley, CFO at the Standard Bank Group and CFO of the Year 2014.  In the run up to this year’s CFO of the Year gala, we are publishing a short version of the interview we had with Simon for the first issue of the brand new CFO Magazine – which will be launched during the…

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Added by CFO South Africa on April 29, 2015 at 8:30 — No Comments

CFO South Africa Newsletter | Identify key priorities and challenges for today’s CFO | Register now for last CFO Events of 2014

CFO South Africa Newsletter | Wednesday August 27…


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Added by CFO South Africa on August 27, 2014 at 13:30 — No Comments

Standard Bank’s Simon Ridley named CFO of the Year 2014

(From left to right in the photo: Alex van Groningen (Director CFO South Africa), Anoj Singh (Group CFO Transnet, Simon Ridley (Group CFO Standard Bank), Aarti Takoordeen (CFO JSE Limited), John King (Group Finance Director  EOH), Colin Brown (CFO SUper Group) and Melle…

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Added by CFO South Africa on May 15, 2014 at 22:00 — 1 Comment

CFO Profile: Simon Ridley | Standard Bank

Simon Ridley | Chief Financial Director | Standard Bank

Simon Ridley – current CFO of Standard bank – is also the Executive Director of Standard Bank South Africa Limited, which is a part of Standard Bank. Ridley tries to be an “absolute partner”  to the CEOs…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 13, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments

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