Graham Mears


Job Title: CFO, Partner

Company: M&C Saatchi Group


Graham Mears has been the CFO of M&C Saatchi Abel since March 2019. Before this, he was the group CFO of JWT’s South African operations and he has extensive experience across various finance executive roles at Razorfish Digitas International.

He started his career at Deloitte & Touche as a senior accountant and later became a product controller at Lehman Brothers. In 2000, he was appointed financial controller at European Technology Consultants, where he later stepped into his first finance leadership role.

Graham has a BCom degree from the University of Cape Town and is a qualified chartered accountant.

2019 – Present     Chief Financial Officer, Partner, M&C Saatchi Abel
2014 – 2019          Group Chief Financial Officer, South Africa, JWT
2012 – 2014          Chief Financial Officer, Razorfish Digitas Europe
2011 – 2014          Chief Financial Officer, EMEA, Razorfish Digitas International
2009 – 2011          Vice President: Finance and Operations, Razorfish Digitas International
2006 – 2008          Finance and Operations Director, Razorfish Digitas International
2005 – 2006          Financial Director, Razorfish UK
2001 – 2005          Head of Finance, European Technology Consultants
2000 – 2000          Financial Controller, European Technology Consultants
1998 – 2000          Product Controller, Lehman Brothers
1995 – 1998          Senior Accountant, Deloitte & Touche

1990 – 1994          BCom, CA(SA), University of Cape Town

M&C Saatchi Abel

About company: M&C Saatchi Abel is a strategic advertising, marketing & communications consultancy.

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