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.

Work
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

Education
2012                     CGMA
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.