Astral Foods: Daan Ferreira

Daan Ferreira has been Chief Financial Officer of Astral Foods since May 2009.

Daan Ferreira graduated from the University of Pretoria with a B.Com in 1982. Since then he has held various positions in operational financial management, tax management and project management before joining Astral Foods as Group Financial Manager in 2001. In 2009 his hard work and excellence were recognised when he was promoted to CFO for Astral Foods. He is a Chartered Accountant and he is a board member of Meadow Feeds Eastern Cape and Nutec Southern Africa. 

Work
2009 – Present      CFO, Astral Foods
2001 – 2009           Financial Manager, Astral Foods

Education
1977                          B.Com at University of Pta
1982                          B.Compt(Hons) at UNISA
1983                          Qualified as CA(SA)

 

   

 
                
About Astral Foods: Astral is a leading South African integrated poultry producer. Key activities consist of animal feed pre-mixes, manufacturing of animal feeds, broiler genetics, production and sale of day-old chicks. There is a feed division, poultry division and ‘other Africa’ division. The company has been negatively affected by the brine regulations.

For the year ended 30 September 2017 Astral Foods reported a revenue of R12 351 million. At the end of December 2016 Astral Foods had 12500+ employees.