Cristina Teixeira new Spur Corporation CFO

Cristina Teixeira will be taking over from Phillip Matthee as Spur CFO with effect from February 2021.

Spur Corporation has announced the appointment of Cristina Teixeira as its new CFO with effect from 1 February 2021. Cristina will be taking over from Phillip Matthee, who has requested to stand down from his current position for personal reasons, and to take on a senior operational role within the group’s finance department.

Cristina has 12 years’ experience as a CFO in listed companies. After qualifying as a chartered accountant, she joined Group Five and was appointed as CFO in 2008. She joined Consolidated Infrastructure Group as CFO in 2019.

She was voted Businesswoman of the Year by the Businesswomen’s Association of South Africa in 2013 and has led finance teams that have been consistently recognised in the Investment Analysts Society annual awards for reporting and disclosure, as well as in the Institute of Chartered Secretaries/JSE reporting awards.

Phillip will resign as CFO with effect from 31 January 2021 and assume the role of commercial accounting executive.

The company has also announced the appointment of a new CEO, Val Nichas, with effect from 1 January 2021. Val will succeed Pierre van Tonder, who will be retiring from the group with effect from 31 December 2020, after 38 years of service.