Punki steps into the role following the appointment of FD Jason Quinn as interim CEO of Absa.
Punki Modise has been appointed as the new interim FD of Absa Group and Absa Bank respectively. She takes over from Jason Quinn, who has been appointed as the group’s interim CEO following the departure of Daniel Mminele.
Punki joined Absa Group in 2008 and has held various senior management roles, including that of CFO of the retail and business banking division since June 2016. Previous roles include head of transactional banking, chief of staff for the retail banking division, and CFO of the distribution channels.
Prior to joining Absa Group she held positions at Standard Bank and Fedsure, having completed her articles at PwC.
Punki holds a B.Com from the University of Witwatersrand, as well as a Masters degree in financial management from the University of Johannesburg, and is a qualified CA(SA).