Dirk Viljoen nominated for 2022 CFO Awards

The Hollard Insurance CFO has been nominated for the Awards a second time.

Dirk Viljoen has been nominated for the 2022 CFO Awards for his role as the CFO of Hollard Insurance Group for a second time. He was nominated for the first time in 2021.

Dirk joins the list of nominees who will be competing for the prestigious CFO of the Year title.

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 an MSc from the University of Witwatersrand as well as a BSc 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.