Media24: Mobasheer Patel

Mobasheer Patel has been the group chief financial officer of Media24 since 1 September 2018.

Mobasheer Patel is currently the Group Chief Financial Officer of Media24, Naspers

Prior to joining Media24, Mobasheer served in various senior roles at Old Mutual including chief financial officer of Old Mutual Wealth and Investment Group. At Old Mutual Investment Group, Mobasheer was responsible for the financial, governance, strategic projects and transformation aspects of Old Mutual Investment Group, a leading African investment manager. 

Mobasheer has held various board positions including Old Mutual Investment Group Holdings, Old Mutual Unit Trust, Futuregrowth Asset Management, Amabubesi Investments and Curo Fund Services

Prior to joining Old Mutual Investment Group, Mobasheer spent eight years at Old Mutual Corporate Finance as a senior corporate finance manager working over a range of merger and acquisition transactions. 

Mobasheer is a chartered accountant (placed 4th in the Chartered Accountants of South Africa board examination) and holds an Honours degree in Commerce from the University of Johannesburg.

Work
2018 - Present    Group Chief Financial Officer, Media24, Naspers
2018 - 2018         Chief Financial Officer, Old Mutual wealth and Investment 
2009 - 2018         Financial Director, Old Mutual Investment Group
2001 - 2009         Senior Corporate Finance Manager, Old Mutual

Education
2001 - 2001         CA(SA), SAICA
1999 - 1999         B.Com Honours, UJ
1995 - 1999         Higher diploma in Auditing, UJ
1994 - 1998         B.Com, UJ

About Media24: Media24 is the print media arm of the South African media company Naspers. It controls Naspers' newspaper and magazine Southern African publishing as well as printing activities but also includes the internet activities of the 24.com collection of web portals.