Chris Patricios joined Primedia in 2008 as Group Finance Manager and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in June 2011. Prior to that, he had served as Financial Director of a division of Servest. He worked within KPMG’s Hospitality and Leisure business unit for three years after spending two years with Credit Suisse in London. Chris qualified as a Chartered Accountant (SA) on completion of his articles at KPMG in 2002. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Accounting degree, both from the University of Witwatersrand.
2011 – Present Chief Financial Officer, Primedia (Pty) Ltd
2008 – 2011 Group Finance Manager, Primedia (Pty) Ltd
2007 – 2008 Divisional Financial Director, Servest (Pty) Ltd
2004 – 2007 Hospitality and Leisure, KPMG
2002 – 2004 Credit Suisse, London
2002 Articles, KPMG
1999 – 1999 B.Acc, WITS
1996 – 1998 B.Com, Accounting, WITS
1983 – 1995 St John’s College, Johannesburg
About Primedia (Pty) Ltd: Primedia is a leading African-focused media and advertising group targeting premium consumers on the move. Established in 1994, Primedia was listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in April 1995. Following a successful private equity transaction, their listing was terminated on 1 October 2007.
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