Distribution and Warehousing Network: Chris Booyens

Chris Booyens has been the Chief Financial Officer of Distribution and Warehousing Network since 1 May 2017.

Chris Booyens held numerous positions in financial management, in a number of sectors including engineering, transport and logistics, mining, food, pharmaceuticals, industrial gases and several years in the building materials industry as Iliad Africa's Group Financial Director. He also previously served as Financial Executive and Executive Director at various Tiger Brands subsidiaries. He was a Director at Harmony Gold Mining, The Cold Chain, Enterprise Foods and Adcock Ingram Pharmaceuticals. He has significant experience in listed environments and in turnaround situations. He has a B.Compt Honours from UNISA.

2017 – Present    Chief Financial Officer, DAWN Ltd
2011 – 2016         Group Financial Director, Iliad Africa Ltd
2008 – 2011         Head of Corporate Finance, Afrox 

1976 – 1983         B.Compt Hons, Accounting Science, UNISA

About Distribution and Warehousing Network Ltd: Distribution and Warehousing Network Limited (DAWN) is listed in the Construction and Materials – Building Materials and Fixtures sector of the JSE Limited and its head office is based in Germiston, Gauteng. The group manufactures and distributes quality branded hardware, sanitaryware, plumbing, kitchen, engineering and civil products through an international, strategically positioned branch network in South Africa and selected countries in the rest of Africa.

The group has two main operating segments, namely building and infrastructure, reflecting the main exposures to the markets it serves.

DAWN reported a revenue of R1.927 billion in 2018.