Felix Lombard new Pioneer Foods CFO

Following a robust recruitment process in evaluating external and internal candidates, Pioneer Food Group, the South Africa-based food and drinks group, has appointed Felix Lombard as its new CFO. Cindy Hess held the CFO role until late 2016, a tenure which saw her nominated for the 2016 CFO of the Year Awards.

Lombard, a qualified CA(SA), also holds an M.Com in Tax from the University of Stellenbosch. He is currently the Business Executive for the Groceries Division of Pioneer Foods, and has significant FMCG experience. In addition to his duties as CFO, Lombard will also head up IT and M&A functions at the company. He will assume the role of CFO from 1 July.