Cape Union Mart Group: Jason Wright

Jason Wright has been the Group Chief Financial Officer of Cape Union Mart Group since March 2015.

Interview: Jason Wright's unusual route to the top.

Jason Wright has a B.Compt Honours from UNISA and is a CA (SA). After finishing his articles, Jason headed to McDonald’s as Head of Operations: Finance. He was later approached by Massmart to join the finance team at Builders Warehouse. He was appointed CFO of Cape Union Mart in March 2015. 

Work
2015 – Present    Group Chief Financial Officer, Cape Union Mart Group
2013 – 2015         Commercial Manager, Builders: Warehouse, Express,                                                    Trade Depot, Superstore
2012 – 2013         Financial Manager: Commercial, Builders: Warehouse, Express,                                  Trade Depot, Superstore
2011 – 2012         Financial Director, Ronald McDonald House Charities of                                                South Africa
2010 – 2012         Principal Officer: Pension and Provident Fund, McDonald’s                                            South Africa
2010 – 2012         Head of Operations: Finance, McDonald’s 
2007 – 2009         Audit Supervisor, KPMG
2004 – 2006         Group Online Manager, Dimension Data
2002 – 2004         Project Manager, Internet Solutions                                                                                    (a Dimension Data company)
1999 – 2002         Web Development Lead, Primedia Broadcasting

Education
                                B.Compt Hons, CTA, UNISA
                                B.Compt, UNISA

About Cape Union Mart Group: Cape Union Mart has been equipping South African adventures since 1933, and is South Africa’s favourite outdoor adventure store. Stocking everything one needs for outdoor pursuits, Cape Union Mart is an essential first step in every adventure. They have stores across South Africa, Namibia and Botswana.