CFO Profile: David Hodnett | Barclays Africa

David Hodnett | Chief Financial Director | Barclays Africa Group

David Hodnett - current CFO of Barclays - has an extensive portfolio, including his servings as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Excecutive Director of Absa. Mister Hodnett started serving as the CFO of Barclays in December 2013. He says that it is the width of the CFO role that he enjoys. According to Hodnett, the way he deals with people is reason for his success. "I believe in accountability and giving people space to operate." For his work as the CFO of Barclays Africa, Hodnett has been nominated for the CFO Awards 2015.


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Nationality: South African
CFO Since: December 2013

Career:

  • December 2013 - Present: Deputy CEO/Finance Director Barclays Africa Group Ltd
  • August 2010 - Present: Executive Director/Finance Dir Absa Bank Ltd
  • January 2008 - August 2010: Risk Officer ABSA Group Ltd
  • 2008 - Present: Executive Director Absa Bank Ltd

Education:

CA(SA); MBA

Barclays Africa Group
Employees: 42 114
Listed: Johannesburg
Sector: Financials
Industry: Banking


Activities:
Barclays Africa Group Limited provides various financial products and services primarily in South Africa. It primarily offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management, and bancassurance services. The company offers retail banking products and services to individual customers, including home loans; vehicle and asset finance products and services; credit and debit cards; personal loans; short-term insurance products; transactional banking, savings, and investment products and services;and CAF and Absa vehicle management solutions. It also provides various business banking products and services, such as debt products comprising commercial property finance, term and agriculture loans, technology finance, and overnight finance solutions; investment products that consist of term, notice, fixed, cheque, savings, and call deposits; transactional products, including cash accounts and electronic banking; and investment portfolio in listed and unlisted properties and other equities. In addition, the company offers investment banking services; private equity and infrastructure investments; corporate banking products and services; and wealth management services, which comprise investment management, risk management, and structured lending. Further, it provides life insurance products covering death, disability, funeral and investment, and retrenchment products; investments, such as asset management, multi management, unit trusts, stock broking, participation bonds, and linked investment products; short-term insurance solutions; and fiduciary and financial advisory services. Barclays Africa Group Limited operates 1,314 branches and 10,780 ATMs. The company was formerly known as Absa Group Limited and changed its name to Barclays Africa Group Limited in August 2013. The company is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. Barclays Africa Group Limited operates as a subsidiary of Barclays Bank PLC.

Financial Results (Rm):

2011

2012

2013

2014

Total Revenue

Total Revenue

Total Revenue

Total Revenue

45832

54976

59406

n.a.

2011

2012

2013

2104

Net Income

Net Income

Net Income

Net Income

8118

9674

9999

n.a.