Sam Hopwood has been nominated for the 2021 CFO Awards

Sam has been nominated for his work as the CFO of Mars South Africa.

Sam Hopwood has been nominated for the 2021 CFO Awards for the work he has done as the CFO of Mars South Africa.

At the annual “Oscars for South African finance professionals”, which is now entering its seventh year, CFOs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions are recognised and rewarded for their outstanding performance and leadership.

Sam obtained a BSc degree in economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a CIMA qualification from The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

He joined Mars in 2011 as an accounting analyst in their Netherlands division and in 2012 he became a sales finance business partner for the company’s Nottingham division. He has also served as a supply finance manager for the company’s Leeds, C&T and Wrigley South Africa divisions.

Before becoming the CFO of Mars South Africa in November 2018, Sam served as the CFO of Mars Switzerland.