Johannes van Lierop


Job Title: CFO

Company: TIP


Johannes van Lierop did his articles with EY and graduated from the University of Amsterdam in 1997 as a Registered Accountant (CA equivalent). After three years at the Dutch Development Agency, working in Cotonou, Benin, he spent over a decade at Diageo in various capacities in Nigeria, Jamaica, the UK, Hungary, The Netherlands and again in Nigeria where he was CFO, IT Procurement Director and a member of the board at Guinness Nigeria up to 2011. Following that, Johannes continued his globe hopping career in Nairobi, Kenya, for Bharti Airtel Africa, one of the largest mobile operations in the world. After three years as Africa CFO he took on the role of Africa Programme Director, driving business development and business integration for the Africa region. He was appointed as Massmart’s Chief Financial Officer in 2015. In May 2020 he became the CFO of TIP.

2020 - Present         CFO, TIP
2015 – 2019             SVP/CFO, MassMart/Walmart, Walmart
2011 – 2014             Africa Region CFO, Airtel Africa, Bharti Airtel Africa, Nairobi Kenya
2010 – 2011             CFO Guiness Nigeria Plc, Diageo
2009 – 2010             FD, Global Supply Chain, Global Technical and Logistics, Diageo
2007 – 2009             Group Planning and Reporting Director, Diageo
2005 – 2007             FP&R Director, International Markets, Diageo
2004 – 2005             Finance Director Red Stripe, Jamaica, Diageo
2002 – 2004             Decision Support Manager, Jamaica,, Diageo
2000 – 2002             Head of Business Risk, West & South Africa, Diageo
1997 – 2000             FD, Benin, SNV

1997                          Chartered Accountant – RA, University of Amsterdam
1987– 1991              Bachelor Business Economics,University of Applied Sciences
1983– 1987              MiddelbareHotelschool, De Kogge,Yes, Hotel & Catering Management
1979 – 1983             Boenhoffer CollegeCastricum, VWO, HAVO
1978 – 1979             MurmelliusGynasium, Gymnasium
1972 – 1978             Hoeksteen, Primary Education

About TIP: TIP Group is one of Europe and Canada's leading equipment services providers. They specialise in truck and trailer leasing, rental, maintenance and repair, as well as other value added services such as digital solutions and second-hand equipment. 

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