Graham Mears

Graham Mears was appointed CFO and made a partner of M&C Saatchi in 2019. Prior to this he was CFO at J. Walter Thompson Company South Africa for five years. He is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and trained at Deloitte Cape Town. Before joining J. Walter Thompson, he spent 17 years in London, working for Lehman Brothers and Razorfish/Digitas/LBi as a Product Controller, VP for Finance and as CFO. He has a B.Com from UCT.

Work
2019 - Present     Chief Financial Officer Partner, M&C Saatchi Group
2014 – 2019         Group Chief Financial Officer, JWT South Africa
2012 – 2014         Chief Financial Officer, Razorfish Digitas UK
2011 – 2014         Chief Financial Officer – EMEA, Razorfish Digitas International
2009 – 2011         Vice President of Finance and Operations, Razorfish Europe
2006 – 2008         Finance and Operations Director, Razorfish UK
2005 – 2006         Financial Director, Razorfish UK
2005 – 2005         Forensic Accountant, Clifford Chance LLP
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

Education
                                CA (SA)
1990 – 1994         B.Com, PGDA, UCT

About M&C Saatchi Group: M&C Saatchi Abel is a strategic advertising, marketing & communications consultancy based in Johaannesburg and Cape Town.

Company: M&C Saatchi Group

Job title: CFO

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