Lucky Finance Indaba Network launch day winners announced!

These are the winners of the Finance Indaba Network scavenger hunt and leaderboard competitions.

On 15 October, the first-ever virtual Finance Indaba Network kicked off with a gamified conference and expo experience. Thousands of finance professionals from across South Africa and Africa had the chance to attend insightful Impact Sessions with world-class speakers, interact with virtual partner stands, and network with their finance peers in online chatrooms.

Attendees embarked on an exciting scavenger hunt in which they had to look for ten diamond partner logos that were scattered across the virtual lobby, exhibition hall and auditorium, and they stood a chance to win one of three R5,000 cash prizes. The winners were:

  1. Asma Sheik, finance manager at City of Joburg
  2. Zanele Mokatula, finance director at MSF Southern Africa
  3. Kholofelo Mello, CA trainee at National Treasury

They were also awarded points for attending live Impact Sessions and networking, standing a chance to win up to R10,000 and a signed copy of Altron CEO Mteto Nyati’s bestselling book, Betting on a Darkie.

The Leaderboard winner and winner of the R10,000 cash prize, an exclusive invitation to the CFO Awards and a signed copy of Altron CEO Mteto Nyati's best-selling book 'Betting on a Darkie' is Nico Pretorius, head of external reporting at Standard Bank. The second and third prize goes to Phindile Majikijela, financial controller at TW Profile Services and Marizane Meyer, accountant at Jaco Grobbelaar Accountants. Both Phindile and Marizane win the R5,000 cash and a signed copy of Mteto Nyati's book.

The rest of the Top 10 and winners of R1,000 cash and a signed copy of Mteto Nyati's book are:

  • Audacious Murewa, financial advisor at IWCP
  • Yvonne Dias, group CFO at Mint Management Technologies
  • Valli Essa, financial manager at CEF
  • Yaaseen Mahomed, assistant vice president SSA Treasury and Trade Solutions at Citi
  • Asanda Mdungelo, accounts clerk at Motus Aftermarket Parts
  • Grazyna Auf, director at Astute Financial Solutions
  • Pitso Zwane, manager municipal capacity building & IGR at Gauteng Treasury

Terms and conditions
You must be a finance professional to participate and will need to provide proof of employment or qualification to claim your prize.
You have to be a citizen of an African country.
Winners will be paid by EFT so must have a current and verifiable bank account.
Winners will be contacted directly by CFO SA Enterprises (Pty) Ltd by 30 October 2020.
Winners’ details will be published on CFO.co.za by 2 November.
No employees of CFO SA Enterprises or Vfairs or their direct relations are eligible to enter the competition.
The decision relating to the winning participants is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Search and win
If you locate all 10 icons, the organisers will receive your data post-event and enter you into a draw to be one of three winners of a R5,000 cash prize.

Engage and win
The leaderboard closed at 19:00 on 15 October 2020, and the competition is closed.
Top ten: Receive a signed copy of Altron CEO’s Mteto Nyati’s bestselling book, Betting on a Darkie.
Top three: Receive an invitation to the CFO Awards on 25 November 2020
Cash prize: R10,000 (winner), R5,000 (second and third place) and R1,000 (fourth to tenth place).

[NOTE: Due to a data error, the wrong person was declared as the winner. We have corrected and will be awarding the first place prize to both the correct winner and the previously announced winner.]