Primedia: Christopher Patricios

Christopher Patricios has been the Chief Financial Officer of Primedia since June 2011.

Chris Patricios joined Primedia in 2008 as Group Finance Manager and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in June 2011. Prior to that, he had served as Financial Director of a division of Servest. He worked within KPMG’s Hospitality and Leisure business unit for three years after spending two years with Credit Suisse in London. Chris qualified as a Chartered Accountant (SA) on completion of his articles at KPMG in 2002, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Accounting degree, both from the University of Witwatersrand.

Work
2011 – Present    Chief Financial Officer, Primedia (Pty) Ltd
2008 – 2011         Group Finance Manager, Primedia (Pty) Ltd
2007 – 2008         Divisional Financial Director, Servest (Pty) Ltd
2004 – 2007         Hospitality and Leisure, KPMG
2002 – 2004         Credit Suisse, London
2002                       Articles, KPMG

Education
1999 – 1999         B.Acc, WITS
1996 – 1998         B.Com, Accounting, WITS
1983 – 1995         St John’s College, Johannesburg

About Primedia (Pty) Ltd: Primedia is a leading African-focused media and advertising group targeting premium consumers on the move. Established in 1994, Primedia was listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in April 1995. Following a successful private equity transaction, their listing was terminated on 1 October 2007.