Author: Sharon NaidooAfrican Finance and Business Leadership Executive, Sharon Naidoo, retains 17 years of corporate experience gained across world-leading organisations in the Integrated Energy and Chemicals, Drinks and Brewing, Pharmaceutical, Food Manufacturing and Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industries. Her deep technical abilities and proven commercial proficiency position Sharon as a highly accomplished and versatile C-Suite resource, whose broad skill sets encompass strategic direction and operational execution of profit-driven organisational change within sustainable and well-governed systems and frameworks. She is an astute business builder and articulate, practised negotiator, who achieved success in several finance and leadership roles in South Africa and Africa, in service of big brand multi-national groups.Her broad experience has afforded Sharon practical acumen in diverse accountabilities under the varied CFO mandate across procurement, supply chain, IT, legal, commercial management, sales and marketingfunctions. With extensive insights into best-practice strategy expansion in Africa, for both South African and global companies, Sharon is passionate about unearthing the continent’s market potential by investing in tailoredconsumer-centric offerings and relevant brand-building. Equally accomplished in people leadership and talent development, Sharon retains the dovetailed soft and business skills, relevant industry experience and demonstrated agile management abilities to lead market and global frontrunners effectively into the continent.
Articles by Sharon Naidoo
Have we become lazy when it comes to investing in our brand?
CFO Sharon Naidoo asks why organisations are falling into price wars instead of trusting their brand value.
CFO Diary: Leadership inspired by millennials
TransUnion Africa CFO Sharon Naidoo shares her experience of learning new leadership skills from her mentees.