CFO Profile: Colin Brown | Super Group

Colin Brown | Chief Financial Officer | Super group Limited

Colin Brown - current CFO of Super Group Limited - started his career in the Finance sector whilst working for EDS Africa. He then proceeded to serve for several companies, like Fujitsu and Celcom Group Limited. In June 2009, Brown joined Super Group as the CFO of the company. Since then, he has helped the company to set a new course - from a turnaround to a growth path. According to Brown, his success lies in his " ability to work with people, keeping them motivated and honest." For is work as the CFO of Super Group, Colin Brown won the Finance Transformation and Strategy Execution Award at the CFO Awards 2014 and the Finance & Technology Award at the CFO Awards 2015.


Mr. Brown holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science degree from the University of South Africa, as well as a Honours Bachelor of Accounting Science degree from UNISA, a Certificate in the Theory of Accounting from UNISA, Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and a Master in Business Leadership degree from UNISA.

More about Colin Brown:
Meet Colin Brown (Super Group), winner Finance & Technology Award 2015
CFO of Super Group interviewed by CFO Awards judges
Triple CFO Award winner Colin Brown raises the bar at Super Group
Colin Brown, Super Group: a CFO that doesn't understand IT is at risk
CFO Awards 2015: as it happened (with all the quotes!)


Nationality:
South African
CFO Since: 28 February 2010

Career:

  • 2010-present: Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director - Super Group Limited
  • 2006 - 2009: Group CFO and Financial Director - Celcom Group Limited
  • 2004 - 2006: Finance Director and South Africa - Fujitsu
  • 1997 - 2004: Financial Director - EDS Africa
  • 1994 - 1997: Senior IT Auditor - Nedcor
  • 1989 - 1994: IT Auditor and Articles - Deloitte

Education:

  • Master in Business Leadership - Unisa SBL
  • CA (SA)
  • B.Compt (Hons)

Super Group
Listed: JSE
Sector:
Industrials
Industry:
Transportation & Logistics


Activities:
Established in 11986, Super Group Limited is a broad-based supply chain management business listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange. The company's supply chain division provides a platform for the group's core expertise and offerings. This expertise is applied into vertically integrated divisions covering vehicle dealerships and fleet management. Super Group has an international footprint and offers customers a comprehensive range of products and services.

Super Group is essentially a support chain mobility company revolving around the optimization of supply chain processes and vehicle fleets with a strong IT focus and technology underpin. Their business encompasses the planning and management of all activities across the supply chain from the sourcing, procurement, transport, warehousing and distribution of goods and services.

Financial Results (Rm):

2011

2012

2013

2014

Total Revenue

Total Revenue

Total Revenue

Total Revenue

7834

10204

11717

14296

2011

2012

2013

2104

Net Income

Net Income

Net Income

Net Income

320

515

636

729