Mondi Group: Andrew King

Andrew King has stepped into interim group CEO role at Mondi Group from 31 March 2020 along with his role as group CFO.

Andrew King has more than 14 years’ experience with Mondi in various strategy, business development and finance roles. He has played a key role in defining the group’s strategic direction and re-shaping the capital structure since listing. 

Andrew completed his articles with Deloitte in Johannesburg in 1994. In 1995 he joined Minorco, part of Anglo American, as a Financial Analyst, before assuming responsibility for the group’s investment management activities, and transferring to their corporate finance department in 1998. He worked on a number of group M&A activities before being appointed a vice president of Anglo American Corporate Finance in 1999. He was appointed Mondi’s vice president of business development in 2002 and corporate development director in 2004. He served as CFO of Mondi from June 2005 to May 2006. He was then appointed as Group Strategy and Business Development Director before becoming the CFO of the Mondi Group in 2008.

Work
2020 – Present    Interim Chief Executive Officer, Mondi Group
2008 – Present    Group Chief Financial Officer, Mondi Group
2005 – 2006         Group Strategy and Business Development Director, Mondi   
2005 – 2006         Chief Financial Officer, Mondi   
2004 – 2005         Corporate Development Director, Mondi   
2002 – 2004         Vice President- Business Development, Mondi  
1999 – 1999         Vice President – Corporate Finance, Anglo American    
1998 – 1998         Corporate Finance Department, Anglo American    
1995 – 1997         Financial Analyst, Minorco, Anglo American
1994 – 1994         Deloitte

Education
                                CA (SA)
                                B.Com, University of Cape Town

About Mondi: Mondi is an integrated packaging and paper Group with a dual listed company structure – a primary listing on the JSE and a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange. It has operations in Europe, Russia, North America, Middle East and North Africa, Asia and South Africa.

Mondi “sustainably manage forests and purchase wood from responsible sources to produce pulp”. Pulp is converted into recyclable paper as well as containerboard, kraft paper and uncoated fine paper. Other downstream products are manufactured which make use of paper as well as materials such as resins, films and non-wovens, some of which is produced by Mondi. As a result there are a wide range of innovative and sustainable packing solutions.

According to the Mondi 2016 Integrated report, the group generated €6.662 million. It had 25 400 employees.