CFO Profile: Lawrence Weitzman | Business Connexion

Lawrence Weitzman | Chief Financial Officer | Business Conexion Group

Over the years, Lawrence Weitzman - current CFO at Business Connexion Group - has gained a lot of experience. Weitzman has held several management positions, mostly in the ICT and financial sectors. In 2005, Weitzman joined Business connection group, where he serverd as a group financial manager.

After becoming the Chief Financial Officer of the company in 2011, Weitzman lost his boss to a heart attack. Since then, Weitzman has been curial fort he continuation of the company. For his work as CFO for Connexion Group, Weitzman has been nominated for the CFO Awards in both 2014 an 2015. Hard work and having a great, mature team that he can trust are the keys to his succes, Weitzman says. "We have always tried to make a social commitment, rather than just being compliant. We believe we are a truly South African company."


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Nationality:
South African
CFO since: 1 September 2011

Career:

  • 2011 - Present: CFO, Financial Director and Executive Director - Business Connexion
  • 2005 - 2011: Group Financial Manager - Business Connexion
  • 1999 - 2005: Group Financial Manager - Gijima

Education:

  • University of Pretoria - BCom (Hons)
  • University of Pretoria - Senior Management Programme
  • CA(SA)
  • UNISA - CTA

Business Connexion
Employees: 6788 (2013)
Listed: JSE
Sector: ICT
Industry: Software

Activities:
Business Connexion Group Limited, an investment holding company, operates as an integrator of business solutions based on information and communications technology. It offers application and project services, such as application software development, business intelligence, geographical information systems, graphic design, industrial solutions, mobile solutions and application management services, software application development-Mendix services, collaboration services, communication and security services; computing and data centre services; cryptographic solutions, data centre solutions, including cloud computing and virtual computing services and human capital management services, such as human resource management and payroll solutions, time and access management solutions and collections service.

Financial Results:

Revenue (R Million)

2013

2012

2011

2010

6173

5829

4314

4060

Net Income (R Million)

2013

2012

2011

2010

119

149

158

197