Risto Ketola nominated for 2024 CFO Awards


Momentum Metropolitan group FD Risto Ketola has been nominated for the CFO Awards for the third time.

Risto Ketola has been nominated for the 2024 CFO Awards for his work as group FD of Momentum Metropolitan Holdings. He was previously nominated for the 2020 and 2022 CFO Awards.

The 2024 CFO Awards, hosted by CFO South Africa, will take place on 13 November at the prestigious Polo Room in Sandton. This esteemed event recognises outstanding financial leadership and performance. The 10th annual CFO Awards were a resounding success, and this year's event promises to be just as impressive.

Dubbed the annual “Oscars for South African finance professionals”, CFOs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions are recognised and rewarded for their outstanding performance and leadership.

Risto joined Momentum Metropolitan Holdings in August 2016 to head up investor relations and business performance management. In this position, Risto was responsible for the investor relations function as well as the design, approval, monitoring, and reporting of balanced scorecards at various levels for the group.

He has extensive experience as a financial services analyst and researcher with Standard Bank, Ketola Research and Deutsche Bank.
In 2017 Risto was appointed as the company’s CFO, where he was responsible for investor relations, business performance, group reporting, finance group-wide services, mergers and acquisitions, and balance sheet management.

He is also a CFA charterholder, and is a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, and Actuarial Society of South Africa (ASSA). He graduated from the University of Cape Town with a BSc in economics and statistics.

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