Bongiwe Ntuli


Job Title: former CFO

Company: TFG


Bongiwe Ntuli was the CFO of TFG (The Foschini Group) from 3 September 2018 until the end of November 2023. 

A chartered accountant, Bongiwe has worked in freight, logistics, and the mining and financial-services sectors, locally and internationally. She began her career shortly after completing her articles at the age of 21, holding various positions in finance, treasury and risk-management at Anglo American, including subsidiaries in Europe, Canada and the UK. Prior to taking up the mantle of CFO of TFG, she had the challenging task as CEO of Freight Services at Grindrod, and Grindrod group executive board member. She currently sits on a number of external TFG boards and is the independent audit chairperson and non-executive director of South African software company AdaptIT. She is also chairperson of Caprisa, a non-profit S21 HIV/Tuberculosis research company.

For her work as the CFO of TFG, Bongiwe has been nominated for the 2021 CFO Awards.

2018 – 2023        Chief Financial Officer, TFG
2017 – 2018         Chief Executive Officer: Freight Services, Grindrod
2015 – 2018         Executive Director, Grindrod
2015 – 2017         Executive Director: Port, Transport and Rail, Grindrod
2014 – 2017         Chief Executive Officer: Port, Transport and Rail, Grindrod
2014                       Independent Non-Executive Director, Atlatsa Resources Corporation
2013                       Non-Executive Director, Grindrod Bank
2012                       Head: Corporate Services, Grindrod
2008 – 2015         Financial Director, Grindrod
2008                       Independent Non-Executive Director, AdaptIT Holdings

1998                      BCom, Accounting and Finance, University of KwaZulu-Natal
2007                      Management Development Program in Finance and Financial
                               Management Services, London Business School
2018                      Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School

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