Imperial Holdings: Mohammed Akoojee

Mohammed Akoojee was the CFO of Imperial Holdings from 2017 to 2019. He is now the CEO of Imperial Logistics.

Mohammed was appointed chief financial officer of Imperial Holdings on 1 March 2017. In February 2019 he took up the role as chief executive officer for Imperial Logistics. 

He joined the Imperial Holdings group in 2009, and previously served as CEO of the Logistics African Regions division and executive director responsible for mergers, acquisitions, strategy and investor relations for the group.

Prior to joining Imperial, Mohammed worked within the corporate finance and investment banking team at Investec Bank. In 2004 Mohammed worked for Nedbank Securities as an equity analyst. He served his articles with Deloitte and is a Chartered Accountant. He graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2000 with a B.Com Hons degree.

Work
2019 - Present     Chief Executive Officer, Imperial Logistics
2017 – 2019         Chief Financial Officer, Imperial Holdings
2015 – 2017         Chief Executive Officer, Imperial Logistics African Regions
2009 – 2015         Executive Director-Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Investor                                  Relations, Imperial Holdings 
2006 – 2009         Corporate Finance Consultant, Investec Bank Limited
2004 – 2005         Equity Analyst (Industrial Shares), Nedcor Securities
2001 – 2003         Trainee Accountant, Deloitte South Africa

Education
CA (SA), CFA,
1997 – 2000         B.Com Honours, University of Witswatersrand
1992 – 1996         Azaadville Secondary School

About Imperial Logistics: Imperial Logistics is a mainly African and European logistics provider of outsourced integrated value-add logistics, supply chain management and route-to-market solutions - customised to ensure the relevance and competitiveness of their clients.

With established capabilities in transportation, warehousing, distribution and synchronisation management and expanding capabilities in international freight management, the business operates in specific industry verticals - consumer packaged goods, specialised manufacturing and mining, chemicals and energy, healthcare, automotive, machinery and equipment and agriculture.