Alaris Holdings appoints Elsie Muller as group CFO

Alaris Holdings has appointed Elsie Muller as its new group chief financial officer, with effect from 1 July.

Alaris Holdings announced on Wednesday that it has appointed a new full-time group CFO and financial director with effect from 1 July. 

In the statement, Alaris said that after a rigorous recruitment process, Elsie Muller has been selected as the successful candidate. 

Alaris is a JSE-listed firm which produces Antennas, which are a vital part of any electronic communication system as they can be used in various environments and homeland security applications.  

In homeland security applications, antennas are widely used in armored vehicles, aircrafts, naval vessels to provide better surveillance and accurate tracking.

Elsie studied at the University of Pretoria and obtained her B.Com accounting honours degree in 2009. She completed her articles with Grant Thornton and qualified as a CA(SA) in 2012. After that she joined a manufacturing concern where she “obtained valuable experience in the manufacturing environment.” 

The press release read: 

“Elsie joined Alaris Antennas as finance manager in June 2015 and has become involved in the Alaris Holdings group management functions during the past two years. She has an in-depth knowledge of the financial systems and processes of the businesses and has been an integral part of the post-acquisition integration of COJOT and MWAVE into the group financial processes.” 

COJOT is Alaris’ business that is based in Finland and designs antenna products that mainly serve the homeland security and public safety markets globally. Meanwhile, MWAVE is based in the US and is a designer and manufacturer of passive radio frequency and microwave antenna solutions. 

Elsie will be taking over from Gisela Heyman, who has been promoted to managing director of Alaris Antennas and who will remain an executive director on the board. 

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