CFO South Africa Newsletter May 22nd 2013


Dear CFO South Africa member,

Good day! Hope you had a great start to your week. Thank you for participating with us online with CFO South Africa - here is this week’s update.

3 CFO South Africa Events last week a huge success

CFO Round Table, Master Class & Café in Cape Town
South African CFOs find common ground, May 14th at the Twelve Apostles.
During a successful round table discussion at the Twelve Apostles Hotel in Cape Town among others the CFOs of Sanlam Investment, Spur, Western Cape Government and Servest discussed burning issues like prioritizing and changing existing practices. The round table was followed by a thought-provoking Master Class by Oracle and the event ended with the CFO Café attended by an impressive selection of Cape Town-based finance professionals.
- Read the whole article here.
- View the photos here.

CFO Executive Dinner in Johannesburg
Top CFOs discuss challenges during Executive Dinner, May 15th at the Westcliff Hotel.
From serious issues like cash flow, funding for growth and hiring the best people – on Wednesday evening the Westcliff Hotel in Johannesburg was the location of a fascinating dinner conversation between South African CFOs from companies like Edenred, Tongaat, Mango and SITA.
- Read the whole article here.
- View the photos here.

CFO Round Table, Master Class & Café in Sandton

Transforming a day in the life of a CFO, May 16th at the Saxon Boutique Hotel.
How do you deal with the lack of talent in the job market? Is IT a strategic or a maintenance issue? How to be more proactive? Those were some of the issues discussed during a vibrant round table discussion attended by among other the CFOs of GE, De Beers, Postbank, Dell and Winhold. This round table was also followed by the Orale Master Class & CFO Café and this time attended by an impressive selection of Johannesburg-based finance professionals.
- Read the whole article here.
- View the photos here.

Read new interesting new articles and interviews on
Last week our director Melle Eijckelhoff had an exciting visit to Cape Town and Johannesburg and met with several prominent South African thought leaders.
• Victor Sekese, CEO SizweNtsalubaGobodo: CFOs struggle with sustainability
• Asher Bohbot, CEO EOH: Doing things right the first time
• Craig Thompson, Managing Director Michael Page: Advice for young CAs
• Kent Karro, Managing Partner Horwath Zeller Karro: Keeping up with the taxes
• Jonathan Lang, Head of Bowman Gilfillan Africa: Expanding into Africa

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Jurriën Morsch
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