Meet CFO Awards 2016 nominee Leon Crouse, CFO of Remgro Limited

Leon Crouse | Chief Financial Officer | Remgro Limited

In 1976, Leon Crouse - current CFO of Remgro - acquired his Certificate in the Theory of Accounting at the Univerity of Port Elizabeth. Crouse gained his first experience in the CFO-role while working for VodaCom. After leaving the company in 2008, Crouse began working for Remgro Limited.

In addition to his work as the CFO of Remgro, he is a Member of the Executive Board of Dark Fibre Africa, FirstRand Limited and Total South Africa. For his work as the CFO of Remgro, Crouse has been nominated for the CFO Awards 2016.

Career:

2009 - present

Non-executive Director - Dark Fibre Africa

2008 - present

Chief Financial Officer - Remgro Limited

2008 - present

Non-executive Director - Firstrand Limited

2008 - present

Non-executive Director - Total South Africa

1993 - 2008

Chief Financial Officer - Vodacom

Education:

1972 - 1976

Certificate in the Theory of Accounting - University of Port Elizabeth

1966 - 1970

Matric - Hoërskool Otto du Plessis

Remgro Limited

Industry:

Conglomerate

Sector:

Public

Employees:

173

About the company:
Remgro Limited is an investment holding company. The company is based in South Africa. Remgro focusses mainly on investing in banking and financial services, packaging and printing, glass products, motor components, mining, medical serives, petroleum products, wine, food and various other products. The activities of the company can be classified into five segments: Financial Services, Tobacco interests, Mining interests, Industrial interests and Other interests. In 2015, Forbes added the company to the top-ten biggest publicly-traded companies in South Africa.