Citi South Africa: Nico Botha

Nico Botha has been the Chief Financial Officer of Citi South Africa since August 2016.

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Nico Botha received his Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Pretoria and his Honours from UNISA. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant (SA) after completing his articles at Moores Rowland and remained on as Audit Manager before moving to KPMG. He has held Controller positions with Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs and has gained Accounting Policy Directorship experience from UBS Investment Bank and Citi EMEA. He joined Citi Group in 2011 and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer of Citi South Africa in 2016. 

Work
2016 – Present    Chief Financial Officer, Citi South Africa
2011 – 2016         Head of Accounting Policy, EMEA, Citi
2008 – 2011         Director, Accounting Policy, UBS Investment Bank
2007 – 2008         Product Controller, Credit Suisse
2007 – 2007         Financial Controller, Goldman Sachs
2006 – 2006         Manager Advisory Services, KPMG 
2005 – 2006         Audit Manager, Moores Rowland
2003 – 2005         Article Clerk, Moores Rowland

Education
                                CA (SA)
2003 – 2003         B.Com Honours, Accounting Sciences, UNISA
1999 – 2001         B.Com, Accounting and Finance, University of PTA

About Citi South Africa: Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides customers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.