The Foschini Group: Bongiwe Ntuli

Bongiwe Ntuli has been the chief financial officer of The Foschini Group since 3 September 2018.

Bongiwe is a qualified chartered accountant and completed the advanced management programme at Harvard Business School in the United States. She has worked in the freight and logistics, mining and financial services sectors in New York, Canada, the United Kingdom and South Africa. 

She served as the CEO of Grindrod Freight Services until her appointment as CFO of The Foschini Group (TFG) in September 2018. Prior to this, she had been an executive director of the broader Grindrod group for four years. 

She has also served on a number of boards in a non-executive capacity, including Adapt IT

Work
2018 - Present    Chief Financial Officer, TFG
2017 - 2018         Chief Executive Officer of Freight Services, Grindrod Ltd
2015 - 2018         Executive Director, Grindrod Ltd
2015 - 2017         Executive Director of Port, Terminals and Rail, Grindrod Ltd
2014 - 2017         Chief Executive Officer of Port, Terminals and Rail, Grindrod Ltd
2014                      Independent Non-Executive Director, Atlatsa Resources                                               Corporation
2013                      Non-Executive Director, Grindrod Bank Ltd
2012                      Head of Corporate Services, Grindrod Ltd
2008 - 2015          Finance Director, Grindrod Ltd
2008                      Division Chief Executive of Finance - Freight Services Division
2008                      Independent Non-Executive Director, AdaptIT Holdings Ltd

Education
                               CA(SA)
                               Advanced Management Programme, Harvard Business School

About The Foshini Group (TFG): TFG is a diverse group with a successful portfolio of 28 leading fashion retail brands across various lifestyle and merchandise categories. They are one of the foremost independent chain-store groups in South Africa. The company established in 1924 and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in the general retailers sector since 1941. TFG has recently been included in the JSE Top 40, an index of the 40 largest companies listed on the JSE.