Transnet: Mohammed Mahomedy

Mohammed Mahomedy has been the Interim Group Chief Financial Officer of Transnet since 12 May 2018.

Mohammed describes himself as an “out-of-the-box thinker”. He is a Chartered Accountant (SA) with a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He has worked for Transnet for over 12 years and has led key strategic portfolios within Finance. Before being appointed as Interim Group Chief Financial Officer, he was General Manager of Finance at Transnet Group Capital. He also set up and managed the Group Capital Integration Assurance portfolio and was part of the finance executive at Transnet Freight Rail, their biggest division, where he also acted as Chief Financial Officer. 

2018 – Present    Interim Group Chief Financial Officer, Transnet
2016 – 2018         General Manager of Finance, Transnet Capital Projects
2013 – 2016         General Manager of Capital Integration, Transnet
2008 – 2012         Executive Manager Finance, Transnet Freight Rail
2001 – 2004         Divisional Finance Manager, Eskom 

2015 – 2015         Transnet Global Executive Leadership Development Program,                                    Gordon Institute of Business Science
2012 – 2012         Advanced Strategic Management, IMD Switzerland
1997 – 1997         CA (SA), SAICA
1996 – 1996         Post Grad Dip, Accounting, University of KZN

About Transnet: Transnet is the largest and most crucial part of the freight logistics chain that delivers goods to each and every South African. As the custodian of ports, rail and pipelines, Transnet’s objective is to ensure a globally competitive freight system that enables sustained growth and diversification of the country’s economy. Transnet operates as an integrated freight transport company, formed around a core of five operating divisions that complement each other. These are supported by a number of company-wide specialist units – Transnet Group Capital, Transnet Property and Transnet Foundation – which underpin their company. 

Transnet is made up of Transnet Freight Rail, Transnet Rail Engineering, Transnet National Ports Authority, Transnet Port Terminals and Transnet Pipelines. With a geographical footprint that covers the entire country, Transnet is inextricably involved in all aspects of life in South Africa.