Buildmax: Christiaan Els

Christiaan Stephanus Els has been the Financial Director of Buildmax since 1 April 2010. He is also an Executive Director of Buildmax.

Christiaan Els is a Chartered Accountant (SA) with more than 12 years’ experience as a Financial Manager or Director. He is a Director of Cast Industries Ltd. He served as a Financial Director of Imperial Logistics prior to being CFO of Buildmax Ltd and was Associate Director for PwC before that. He has a history of working in the mining and metals industry and is skilled in negotiation, budgeting, operations management, managerial finance and procurement. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance. 

Work
2010 – Present    Chief Financial Officer, Buildmax Ltd
2000 – 2008         Financial Director, Imperial Logistics
1984 – 1989         Associate Director, PwC

Education
                                CA (SA),
1984 – 1989         Bachelor’s Degree, Accounting and Finance, UJ

About Buildmax Ltd: Buildmax Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of mining services, equipment sales and rental services primarily in South Africa. The company offers mining, SHECQ management, plant and equipment hire, mine rehabilitation, drill and blast, supply chain, IT and communication, and monitoring systems services to the opencast coal mining sector. It is also involved in the disposal of the second-hand equipment, as well as short-term rental of equipment. Buildmax Limited was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Benoni, South Africa.

Buildmax Ltd reported a revenue of R623. 674 million in 2017 with 1 140 employees.