Currently CFO of Metair, Sjoerd will also take on the role of interim CEO during January 2021.
Metair has announced the appointment of its CFO, Sjoerd Douwenga, to act in a dual and secondary role as the interim CEO of Metair for January 2021.
Sjoerd qualified as a CA(SA) after completing his articles with PwC. He spent eight years in the deals division of PwC where he gained extensive experience in acquisitions involving large, complex, integrated assignments as well as managing large-scale projects from end-to-end.
He has had significant exposure across a wide range of sectors including retail, manufacturing, food and beverage, agriculture and forestry, chemical and oil, security, hotel and leisure, telecommunications, information technology and mining sectors due to assignments performed for major corporate and private equity clients. Sjoerd has worked on assignments in Romania, Turkey, UK, Ireland, Iraq, Uganda and many other countries.
He has a BCom degree with Honours in accounting and finance from the University of Pretoria.