Hans Merensky Holdings' Rian du Toit nominated for CFO Awards 2018

Rian is part of the exco responsible for determining group and financial strategy.

Hans Merensky Holdings CFO Rian du Toit has been nominated for the CFO Awards 2018. This is Rian’s debut nomination. 

Rian du Toit has Rian has been CFO of Hans Merensky Holdings, a renewable bio-resource company with vertically integrated value chains, since 2002 and an Executive Director since 2011. A chartered accountant and University of Johannesburg alumnus, Rian is part of the exco responsible for determining group and financial strategy and is responsible for reporting, liaising with various financiers and shareholders and driving M&A transactions. He previously occupied a management position at PwC.

The annual 'Oscars for South African CFOs', the CFO Awards recognise CFOs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions, and rewards them for outstanding performance and leadership.

 

Hans Merensky Holdings (HMH) was established over 65 years ago. Its head office is located in Parktown, Johannesburg, in South Africa. A privately held company, its shareholders include the Hans Merensky Foundation, the South African state-owned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Vuka Forestry Holdings (Pty) Limited, Women Investment Portfolio Holdings (Pty) Limited, and HMH staff.

The HMH Group is committed to the principles of sustainable business that is socially and environmentally responsible, and the principles of hygienic and safe food processing and fair human resource management are implemented throughout. Compliance with global standards of sound production and distribution practices is rigorous while a deep commitment to scientific research and practical innovation is fundamental to its continued success.

Merensky Timber is a leading player in South African forestry and lumber processing, and Westfalia Fruit is one of the leading suppliers of avocados and other fresh subtropical fruit and related processed products to customers around the world.