PPC's Tryphosa Ramano nominated for CFO Awards 2018
This is Tryphosa's second nomination, after she was put forward in 2014
PPC CFO Tryphosa Ramano has been nominated for the CFO Awards 2018. This is Tryphosa's second nomination, after she was put forward in 2014.
The annual 'Oscars for South African CFOs', the CFO Awards recognise CFOs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions, and awards them for outstanding performance and leadership.
Tryphosa’s distinguished CV boasts positions ranging from auditing, investment management and corporate finance to being the CFO of South African Airways from 2004 to 2006 and most recently the CFO of Wiphold. She was also instrumental in the listing of Telkom on the JSE and NYSE and enforcing the payment of R10 billion in dividends by public entities to government, along with serving in various capacities at RMB Asset Management and heading the Asset and Liability Division of the National Treasury. A former president of African Women Chartered Accountants, she joined cement producer PPC in August 2011
Tryphosa boasts a BCom Degree and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting from the University of Cape Town.
“In order to be most successful in all daily operations of a CFO, as well as to be able to anticipate on what is ahead, one most definitely needs finance skills, leadership and management skills and lastly – but perhaps most importantly – be able to think strategically,” she told CFO South Africa.
A leading supplier of cement and related products in southern Africa, PPC has 11 cement factories in South Africa, Botswana, DRC, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Zimbabwe. PPC’s capacity is around eleven and a half million tonnes of cement products each year.
PPC’s Materials business comprises of Safika Cement, Pronto Readymix (including Ulula Ash) and 3Q Mahuma Concrete. PPC’s footprint in the readymix sector has grown to include 26 batching plants across South Africa and Mozambique.
PPC also produces aggregates; with its Mooiplaas aggregates quarry in Gauteng having the largest aggregate production capacity in South Africa. PPC Lime, one of the largest lime producers in the southern hemisphere, produces metallurgical-grade lime, burnt dolomite and limestone.