Barloworld: Donald Wilson

Donald Wilson has been Financial Director of Barloworld since August 2006. He has also been an Executive Director at Barloworld since September of the same year.

Donald G. Wilson, also known as Don, has been Finance Director at Barloworld Ltd since August 2006. He joined Barloworld Limited in December 1982 and served in different executive financial positions in the Barloworld group, mainly within the equipment division. He served as an Executive Director of Finance of Sappi Limited from April 1999 to 2006. He spent some time in Spain subsequent to the acquisition of Barloworld Finanzauto. He rejoined Barloworld Ltd. in August 2006 and has been an Executive Director at Barloworld Limited since September 2006. He served as a Non-Executive Director of Pretoria Portland Cement Company Ltd from 7 November 2006 to 16 July 2007. He has a B.Com and he is a CA (SA).

Work
2006 – Present        Financial Director, Barloworld
1999 – 2006             Executive Director Sappi Limited

Education
                                    CTA, CA (SA)
                                    B.Com 

About Barloworld: Barloworld is a distributor of leading global brands with head offices in Johannesburg (South Africa) and Maidenhead (United Kingdom), providing integrated rental, fleet management, product support and logistics solutions. The company was established in 1902 in South Africa, making it one of the country’s oldest companies. The core divisions of the group comprise Equipment (earthmoving and power systems), and Automotive and Logistics (car rental, motor retail, fleet services, used vehicles and disposal solutions, logistics management and supply chain optimisation). The group offers flexible, value adding, integrated business solutions, backed by leading global brands, to its customers. 

The company currently has operations in over 20 countries around the world with approximately 83% of just over 18 000 employees in South Africa and reported a revenue of R62 720 million for 2017.