Capitec Bank: Andre du Plessis

Andre du Plessis has been CFO since May 2002. He was also one of the founders of Capitec Bank.

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André du Plessis was appointed CFO of Capitec in May 2002. He joined the company in 2000 as a Financial Manager. André has a B.Com and is a qualified CA (SA). He specialised in the areas of business advisory, financial consulting and strategic and financial management. He served as a partner at Arthur Andersen for 10 years from 1986 to 1996. From 1996 to 2000 he was associated with Boland PKS as a Chief Executive, Financial Management. For his work as the CFO of Capitec Bank, du Plessis was nominated for CFO Awards 2014 and again for CFO Awards 2019.

Work
2002 - Present    Financial Director - Capitec Bank Holdings Ltd
2000 - 2002         Executive Financial Management - Capitec Bank
1996 - 2000         Chief Executive of Financial Management - Boland PKS and                                         NBS Boland Group
1986 – 1996        Partner - Arthur Andersen

Education
1988                      CA(SA), SAICA
1982 – 1985        B.Com Hons, Accounting and Finance, Rand Afrikaans                                                 University
1975 – 1979        Hoerskool Linden

About Capitec Bank: Capitec Bank is a South African retail bank. As of August 2017 the bank was the second largest retail bank in South Africa, based on number of customers, with 120 000 customers opening new accounts per month. As of the year ended February 2017 Capitec had 13 069 employees and reported a revenue of R3 793 million.