Comair: Kirsten King
Kirsten King has been the Financial Director of Comair since June 2014.
Interview: Kirsten King talks about Benoni an Boeings.
Kirsten King is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) with a Bachelor of Commerce Honours from University of KwaZulu-Natal. She also has an Advanced Certificate in Auditing. Kirsten was first introduced to Comair when she was the appointed manager in charge of external audit in 2009. She then joined Comair as the Revenue Accountant and was appointed FD in 2014. She has gained substantial exposure to the challenges facing the industry, and has competently managed the accounting function within the group. Prior to joining Comair, Kirsten started out as a trainee accountant at PKF and then became audit manager.
When not at work, she likes to walk through the suburbs with her Labrador, yoga and spending time with her daughter and husband.
2014 – Present Finance Director, Comair Ltd
2011 – 2014 Revenue Accountant, Comair Ltd
2009 – 2011 Manager: External Audit, Comair Ltd
Audit Manager, PKF
Trainee Accountant, PKF
APT, Advanced Certificate in Auditing
B.Com Hons, Accounting, University of KZN
About Comair Ltd: Comair is an aviation company that was founded in 1946 and continues to operate successfully in South Africa. It is managed and owned by South Africans through its listing on the JSE. Under the Comair umbrella are a number of airlines and travel-related brands, including kulula.com, British Airways, SLOW, Comair Travel, Comair Training Centre and Food Directions.
Comair reported a revenue of R6.063 billion in 2017 with 2 106 South African employees.