The group has also appointed Elizna Read as CEO after the joint resignation of former CEO and CFO.
JSE-listed PBT Group has announced the appointment of Bianca Pieters as its new CFO. The company has also appointed Elizna Read as its new CEO.
Bianca is a qualified CA(SA) and joined PBT in 2020 as the group accountant and company secretary when the company listed on the JSE. She has been responsible for all financial functions of the group under former CFO Murray Louw’s leadership. In 2017 she was also appointed as corporate governance manager.
Taking over from Bianca as company secretary is Anastassia Sousa, a qualified CA(SA) who joined the company in 2018.
Elizna previously served as the COO of PBT Group before being appointed CEO. She joined the group in 2000 and has served in several managerial positions. She was appointed as the HR director of PBT in 2008, was promoted to operations director in 2014 and appointed as COO in 2018.
Bianca and Elizna’s appointments follow the joint resignation of Pierre de Wet as CEO and Murray as CFO.
In a statement, the business intelligence solutions company thanked Pierre and Murray for their “valuable leadership and contribution” over many years. Both men will remain available as consultants to the company to ensure a smooth transition in leadership.