Ellies Holdings: Adrian Bock

Adrian Bock has been the Chief Financial Officer of Ellies Holdings since 14 July 2016.

Adrian Bock is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA), specialising in turnaround strategies, with a wealth of experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, change management, financial department set-up and re engineering. Adrian completed his articles at PKF in Cape Town in 1997. He has been the Chief Financial Officer of an Aim-listed company (Beacon Hill Resources Plc) and the Group Finance Director of a JSE-listed company (Trusco Group Holdings Limited). Adrian also worked in the United Kingdom for four years at Accenture Consulting and Deutsche Bank. Upon his return to South Africa in 2001, Adrian served as one of the founding partners of an audit firm rendering a full range of financial services before founding ALB Capital, a niche corporate finance house. He has a B.Compt from UNISA.

Work
2016 – Present    Chief Financial Officer, Ellies Holdings Ltd
2013 – 2013         Chief Operating Officer, TransAfrica Capital
2011 – 2013         Head of Corporate Finance and Executive Finance Director,                                          Trustco Group Holdings Ltd
2001 – 2016         Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, ALB Capital Ltd
1998 – 2001         Operations, Risk Controller, Financial Management, Deutsche                                      Bank
1997 – 1998         Change Management, Financial Manager, Accenture
1993 – 1997         Senior Supervisor, PKF South Africa

Education
1992 – 1996         B.Compt, Accounting, Auditing, Tax and Commercial Law,                                            UNISA
1981 – 1985         Matric, Glenwood Boys High

About Ellies Holdings: Established in 1979, Ellies Group is a leading southern African manufacturer, importer, wholesaler and distributor of quality lighting, electrical and electronic products and solutions to both the residential and commercial sectors. They also supply aerial and satellite equipment, accessories and hardware.

Ellies listed on the Alternative Exchange of the JSE Limited on 5 September 2007 and moved to the Main board in 2010, in the Electronics and Electrical Sector. Following their restructuring which commenced during 2015, Ellies is ideally positioned to capitalise on ever-increasing demand for these products in South Africa, and to introduce new offerings to their extensive and diversified customer base.

Ellies Holdings reported a revenue of R1.331 billion in 2017 with 878 employees.