Laila Razack appointed as permanent Equites Property Fund CFO
Laila has been serving as interim CFO of Equites since December 2019.
Equites Property Fund has announced the appointment of Laila Razack as its new CFO with immediate effect.
Laila has been the interim CFO of Equites since 12 December 2019. According to a statement by the group, during this period, the board followed an extensive external and internal recruitment process with the assistance of an international recruitment consultancy. Laila emerged from this process as the leading candidate.
She graduated with a B.Sc in finance and accounting, along with a postgraduate diploma in accounting, both at the University of Cape Town. She spent the next two years completing her articles at PwC and was admitted as a CA(SA) in 2014. She joined Equites on 1 September 2015 as head of finance.
According to a statement, during her time as interim CFO, a period which saw significant disruption due to the impact of Covid-19, Laila stepped up and showed the leadership qualities and technical ability that are essential for the role.