Deepa Sita will step down from the role at the end of the year to pursue an opportunity in Australia.
Tiger Brands has announced that CFO Deepa Sita has resigned and will be leaving the company at the end of the year.
Deepa, who has been with the company since 2020, has helped see Tiger Brands through the Covid-19 pandemic and ensure its long-term growth.
For her work as the CFO of Tiger Brands, Deepa won the Compliance & Governance Award and the Finance & Technology Award at the 2022 CFO Awards.
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Deepa will be pursuing a new opportunity in Australia.
She started her career with Deloitte as a trainee accountant and in 2005 she joined Samsung Electronics as a senior finance manager.
Her career then took her to Entyce Beverages, a division of National Brands, as finance and procurement director in 2007. Thereafter, she joined Mondelēz International as finance director responsible for South, Central and East Africa; Israel and Mauritius.
She joined the Masswarehouse division of Massmart as finance director in 2016. In 2018, her portfolio was expanded when she was appointed as finance and commercial director. She has also served as the interim CEO and wholesale chief integration and strategy officer for Masscash.