CFO Profile: David Edley | Santova

David Edley | Chief Financial Officer | Santova Limited

David Edley - current CFO of Santova - has served as Chief Executive Officer of Gane Capital Limited and before this as Chief Operating Officer of Investec Private Bank. Mr. Edley has become a CA(SA) in 1992. In March 2012, Edley started working for Santova, among others, as the Group Financial Director and Executive Director.

David Edley says to be happier than ever in his CFO role. He feels his supportive nature and love for accounting detail are exactly what is needed at Santova. He also says to be exited to go to work each day. For his role as the CFO of Santova, David Edley was nominated for the CFO Awards 2015.

Nationality:
South African
CFO Since: March 1st, 2015

Career

  • March 2012-Present: Group Financial Director Santova Ltd
  • Unknown: Chief Executive Officer Gane Capital Pty Ltd
  • Unknown: Chief Operating Officer Investec Private Bank

Education

  • University of KwaZulu-Natal - Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.),
  • South African Institute of Charted Accounts - Chartered Accountant (S.A.)
  • KwaZulu-Natal - Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting (DIPACC)

Santova Limited
Employees: 300
Sector: Industrials
Industry: Transportation & Logistics


Acitivies
Santova Limited provides non-asset based third part and fourth party logistics services primarily in South Africa, Australia, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Hong Kong. The company is involved in the transportation of cargo, parcels, and documents on behalf of customers from source to destination via road, rail, air, and sea freight. It also provides supply chain optimization services; insurance services, such as marine and general insurance; customs accreditation and consultancy services; and warehousing and distribution services. In addition, the company offers optimised supply chain active resource suite of software packages that provides electronic tools to manage and optimize supply chains; and e-OSCI, an end to end integrated supply chain optimization IT solutions to client base. Further, it offers freight logistics and customized multimodal shipping solutions comprising sea and air freight, landside logistics, ex-works and destination delivery, and road and rail transport services. Additionally, the company provides trade finance solutions, foreign exchange services, disbursement funding, working capital loans, and trade advice services. Santova Limited is headquartered in Durban, South Africa.

Financial Results (Rm)

2011

2012

2013

2014

Total Revenue

Total Revenue

Total Revenue

Total Revenue

1442

1671

1767

2144

2011

2012

2013

2104

Net Income

Net Income

Net Income

Net Income

170

221

247

306

David Edley is nominated for the CFO Awards 2015. The factsheet below together with his interview with the panel of judges will be used to determine the CFO Award winners 2015.


David Edley
Santova Limited
Chief Financial Officer






Nationality:
South African

Age: 46

CFO Since: March 1st, 2015


Career



  • March 2012-Present: Group Financial Director Santova Ltd

  • Unknown: Chief Executive Officer Gane Capital Pty Ltd

  • Unknown: Chief Operating Officer Investec Private Bank


Education



  • University of KwaZulu-Natal - Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.),

  • South African Institute of Charted Accounts - Chartered Accountant (S.A.)

  • KwaZulu-Natal - Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting (DIPACC)


Additional Information

Mr. David Edley, CA (SA) has been the Group Financial Director and Executive Director of Santova Logistics Limited since March 01, 2012. Mr. Edley is a CA(SA) and completed his articles with Deloitte in Durban in 1992. Since then he has held a number of senior financial positions, both in South Africa and in the United Kingdom. Mr. Edley served as Chief Executive Officer of Gane Capital (Pty) Limited, Prior to this, he was Chief Operating Officer of Investec Private Bank


Santova Limited
Employees: 300
Sector: Industrials
Industry: Transportation & Logistics




Acitivies

Santova Limited provides non-asset based third part and fourth party logistics services primarily in South Africa, Australia, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Hong Kong. The company is involved in the transportation of cargo, parcels, and documents on behalf of customers from source to destination via road, rail, air, and sea freight. It also provides supply chain optimization services; insurance services, such as marine and general insurance; customs accreditation and consultancy services; and warehousing and distribution services. In addition, the company offers optimised supply chain active resource suite of software packages that provides electronic tools to manage and optimize supply chains; and e-OSCI, an end to end integrated supply chain optimization IT solutions to client base. Further, it offers freight logistics and customized multimodal shipping solutions comprising sea and air freight, landside logistics, ex-works and destination delivery, and road and rail transport services. Additionally, the company provides trade finance solutions, foreign exchange services, disbursement funding, working capital loans, and trade advice services. Santova Limited is headquartered in Durban, South Africa.


Financial Results (Rm)

























2011



2012



2013



2014



Total Revenue



Total Revenue



Total Revenue



Total Revenue



1442



1671



1767



2144




























2011



2012



2013



2104



Net Income



Net Income



Net Income



Net Income



170



221



247



306






Additional Information


Santova buys German freight agent

LOGISTICS supplier Santova has bought 100% of Masterfreight Internationale Spedition from the founding shareholders, who are independent third parties.Santova said in a statement on Thursday that the acquisition of the Frankfurt-based freight forwarding and clearing agent was part of its strategy to expand its international footprint to include all major international shipping routes. The company has offices throughout SA, and in Hong Kong, Australia, the UK and the Netherlands. "It provides Santova with a solid platform from which to grow and leverage its presence in Germany," it said.

http://www.bdlive.co.za/business/industrials/2014/11/13/santova-buy...; - November 13th 2014


Santova seeks to expand trade corridors

Supply chain management specialist Santova, which touched a new high of 230c on the JSE on Tuesday, could look to push into busy African markets in the financial year ahead. Santova earns most of its keep in South Africa (R137m in revenue in the year to end February), but also has a meaningful presence in the UK (R33m) and the Netherlands (R26.5m), and smaller operations in Australia (R12m) and Hong Kong (R5.5m).

http://www.bdlive.co.za/business/industrials/2014/06/04/santova-see...; - June 4th 2014


Offshore operations boost Santova six-monthly profits

JSE-listed Santova on Wednesday reported a 30.5% rise in normalised headline earnings per share to 9.93c for the six months ended August. The logistics management group said it had benefited from its growing offshore operations. CEO Glen Gerber said Santova's 28% rise in revenue to R103m for the six months had been boosted by the company's operations in the UK and the Netherlands.

http://www.bdlive.co.za/business/industrials/2013/10/30/offshore-op...; - October 30th 2013


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