Cognition Holdings: Pieter A Scholtz

Pieter Scholtz has been the Financial Director of Cognition Holdings since February 2008.

Pieter Albertus Scholtz was appointed Financial Director of Cognition Holdings in February 2008. He served as Cognition Holdings’ Company Secretary until February 2014. Prior to being Financial Director at Cognition Holdings Ltd, he was Chief Financial Officer at Commission for Gender Equality. In 2007 he was the Group Finance Manager for Blue IQ Holdings (Pty) Ltd. He did his articles at the Johannesburg office of the Auditor-General where he stayed on until May 2005. During this period he was the appointed Training Officer for all the SAICA trainees within the Johannesburg Office, specialising in Performance Auditing. He was also the Senior Manager in charge of numerous high-profile government audits within the Gauteng Province. Pieter is a Chartered Accountant (SA) with a B.Com in Accounting, a B. Com Honours in CTA and CIMA.

Work
2008 – Present    Financial Director, Cognition Holdings Ltd
2007 – 2008         Group Financial Manager, Blue IQ Holdings (Pty) Ltd
2005 – 2007         Chief Financial Officer, CGE
1999 – 2005         Audit Manager, Auditor General of SA

Education
1998 – 1999         B.Com Hons, Accounting and Finance, RAU
1994 – 1996         B.Com, Accounting, RAU

About Cognition Holdings Ltd: Cognition Holdings Ltd is divided into four divisions: FoneWorx Proprietary Ltd, MediaWorx, BizWorx and Knowledge 350°.  FoneWorx houses the operating divisions of MediaWorx, BizWorx and Knowledge350°. MediaWorx has developed a proprietary technical platform which hosts a range of multi-channel services, which are offered to all internal divisions and third-party clients. BizWorx leverages off the proprietary platform and provides a range of unified communication services targeted to individuals, small office/home office, small medium enterprises and corporate. Faxing solutions make up the most of this division. Knowledge 350° is a specialised consulting services division, assisting clients in moving away from mass marketing to one-on-one marketing. 

Cognition Holdings Ltd reported a revenue of R279 million in 2017 with 147 employees.