Ansys: Elvin Collin de Kock
Elvin de Kock has been Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director for Ansys since 8 January 2018. He is also the Non-Executive Director of Bryte Insurance Company.
Elvin de Kock was appointed CFO and Executive Director in January 2018. He was Chief Risk Officer at Zurich Insurance Company Ltd from 2013 to 2015, and prior to this he was COO at Group technology Absa. He has held management positions at Fujitsu Services, LCLA SA Ltd, Motorola, De Meyer and Associates and Thomson Reuters. He is also currently serving as a Non-Executive Director at Bryte Insurance and Chairman of Bryte Life Company Limited.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK), a Chartered Global Management Accountant and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries. Elvin also holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Edinburgh Business School in Scotland.
2018 – Present CFO, Executive Director, Ansys Ltd
2017 – Present Non-Executive Director, Bryte Insurance Company Ltd
2016 – Present Independent Consultant
2013 – 2015 Chief Risk Officer, Chief Operations Officer - Interim, Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
2009 – 2011 Chief Operations Officer – Group Technology, Absa
2001 – 2009 Chief Executive Officer, Fujitsu Services
1999 – 2001 Finance Director, ICLA SA (Pty) Ltd
1998 – 1999 Finance Director, Motorola
1996 – 1998 Principal Consultant, De Meyer and Associates
1986 – 1995 Financial Manager - Africa, Thomson Reuters
2009 – 2012 MBA, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University
1991 Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK)
1988 Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries
About Ansys Ltd: The Ansys Group consists of a portfolio of technology businesses. They leverage their own and partner IP to develop, produce, distribute and integrate bespoke and standard technology products and solutions that are aimed at improving connectivity, safety and productivity and cyber security for their customers.
They produce, develop, distribute and integrate digital technology solutions to enhance their customers’ and consumer safety, productivity, connectivity and cyber security. Their range of standard and bespoke solutions is currently used in the defence and cyber security, mining and industrial, rail and telecoms sectors.
Ansys Ltd reported a revenue of R806 million for the year ended 31 March 2017. The company has 272 employees.