Jo-Ann Pohl

Jo-Ann Pohl was appointed as a senior advisor at Kearney in March 2022, seeing her step down from the role of group CFO at iOCO, which she has held since April 2020. Prior to this she was Group CFO at Bowmans. Jo-Ann was also a CFO at Telesure Investment Holdings and UBank.  She also worked at Barclays in the Africa and Middle East division as the Head of Finance. She has more than 20 years experience as a finance professional. Jo-Ann has held a number of directorships and consulting positions including chairperson at CAF Southern Africa and Non-Executive Director at Sanari Capital. She has a BCom. Honours from Rhodes University. Jo-Ann is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA(SA) and ACCA), a Professional Banker of the Institute of Bankers in SA (PBSA) and a member of SAIBA and the IOD with a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Wales and completed an executive development programme with the University of Oxford - Said Business School.

2022 – Present     Senior Advisor, Kearney 
2008 – Present     Chairperson, CAF Southern Africa
2017 – Present     Non-Executive Director and Advisor, Sanari Capital
2020 – Present     Vice Chair, ACCA SA
2020 – 2022         Group CFO, iOCO
2017 – 2020         Group CFO, Bowmans
2017 – 2019         Non-Executive Director, MMI Lending
2018 – 2019         Chairperson Europe & Africa, Hansal International
2017 – 2018         Chairperson Africa, Hansal International
2017 – 2017         Consultant, Texton Property Fund
2015 – 2017         CFO, Telesure Investment Holdings
2015 – 2017         Non-Executive Director, Standard Chartered Bank
2007 – 2012         CFO, UBank
2005 – 2007         Head of Finance, Barclays Africa & Middle East
2005 – 2005         Finance Controller, Barclays Africa & Middle East
2003 – 2005         Performance Consultant, Barclays Africa & Middle East
1999 – 2003         National Training Manager, KPMG
1999 – 2001         Article Clerk, KPMG

2014 - 2014         Executive Development Course, SAID Business School
2008 - 2010         PGD in Business Administration, University of Wales
1995 - 1998         BCom. Hons. Accounting, Rhodes University

About iOCO: iOCO is an IT services management company founded in 1998. They are a part of EOH Holdings. They have offices in Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

Company: iOCO

Job title: CFO

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