The 5th CFO South Africa Event Registration Closed | Brooks: If we don't do it - some foreign country will | Zimmelman: Trained technicians are hard to come by in South Africa

CFO South Africa Newsletter | Wednesday 28th of August Dear CFO South Africa member, Read Exclusive CFO South Africa Articles Abigail Brooks, Trustco: If we don’t do it – some foreign company will The Namibian firm, Trustco, has recently moved into South Africa and has ambitions to roll out its innovative microfinance and insurance products into the rest of the continent as well. Natalie Zimmelman, AAT(SA): Trained technicians are hard to come by in South Africa HR departments are conservative and bosses are reluctant to let people attend class during working hours, even though they know it will benefit the company eventually. Read more Jan van den Handel, Business Connexion: Balancing risk in Africa Farid Vania, SMEC SA: Patience to develop people Philip Nottingham, CFO a.b.e. Construction Chemicals:Business processes before ERP Showcase your work on CFO South Africa’s Website! Showcase your work and that of your company to 3500 members of CFO South Africa. Melle Eijckelhoff, Director of CFO South Africa will be in Johannesburg in October and will be conducting personal interviews. If you are interested send an email to Jurrien Morsch at [email protected] The 5th CFO South Africa Event Get to know Aarti Takoordeen, CFO of JSE and Speaker of the 5th CFO South Africa Event Aarti Takoordeen will give a brief talk on managing corporate growth during the CFO Café at The Saxon Boutique Hotel in Sandton that takes place on 3 October 2013. In the lead-up to this excellent opportunity to get to know this bright young South African she spoke to CFO.co.za to explain a few things about who Aarti Takoordeen is and how she views her job as Chief Financial Officer. Update! The 5th CFO South Africa Event Registration is Full The 5th CFO South Africa Event has reached its participant limit and has closed the registration process. We are excited to welcome 150 CFOs and financial professionals of the South African Business World from companies such as, Standard Chartered Bank, Shanduka, Discovery Health, Winhold, Nedbank, Dell, Servest, Mondeléz, Olam, Jasco, AGSA, Metmar, SAMSA, Postbank, Liberty, City of Johannesburg and J Walter Thompson. For more information click here or contact Kleo Nikolaidis at [email protected] New Partners for the 5th CFO South Africa Event CFO South Africa welcomes Transparent and Wipro as partners for the 5th CFO South Africa Event. Together with CQS, Oracle and Readsoft and CFO South Africa members we are looking forward to having a successful event with our CFO South Africa partners and members. For more information about the 5th CFO South Africa Event click here. CFO South Africa Partners for the 5th CFO South Africa Event: Stay connected with CFO South Africa Join CFO South Africa on LinkedIn Take advantage right away: Share knowledge, exchange interests and open up business opportunities with other finance professionals through the LinkedIn group: CFO South Africa | Finance Professionals South Africa. Follow CFO South Africa on Twitter Stay up to date and in the loop on what is happening in the world of finance by following us on Twitter @CFOSouthAfrica. Also to keep track of newly published interviews with CFOs and CEOs. Feel free to contact us Do you have any requests, please let us know. Any suggestions or comments are welcome. Kind Regards, Melle Eijckelhoff Director CFO South Africa | [email protected] (c) 2013 | CFO South Africa is published by Alex van Groningen BV To control which emails you receive from CFO South Africa, please change your email preferences at cfo.co.za by selecting under settings "I do not want to receive emails from CFO South Africa | Finance Professionals South Africa"