Dirk Viljoen nominated for 2021 CFO Awards

Dirk has been nominated for his work as the group CFO of Hollard.

Dirk Viljoen has been nominated for the 2021 CFO Awards for the work he has done as the group CFO of Hollard.

At the annual “Oscars for South African finance professionals”, which is now entering its seventh year, CFOs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions are recognised and rewarded for their outstanding performance and leadership.

Dirk holds a master of science degree from the University of Witwatersrand as well as a bachelor of science degree from the University of Johannesburg. He is also a fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries in Edinburgh.

Prior to his appointment as group CFO in October 2018, Dirk served in various actuarial roles within the Hollard Group. Before this, he served as a technical manager at Fedsure. He also served as a risk manager at Commercial Union Asset Managers in Cape Town.

He holds directorship roles on the boards of various companies under the Hollard Holdings group, as well as non-executive directorship roles and chairman positions. He is also a director on the boards of Clarendon Transport Union and Ooba.