Leanne Thomas


Job Title: CFO

Company: SAMRO


Leanne Thomas has been the CFO of the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) since April 2023. She has been with the company for more than 10 years, starting as a group financial manager in 2013 and working her way to her most recent position as senior group financial manager.

Her career started as a trainee accountant at RSM Betty and Dickson in 2006. In 2009 she became a financial accountant at BP Interntrans Oil, and after a short stint as a self-employed accountant and auditor, returned to the corporate world as a financial accountant on contract at EY.

Leanne has a BCom honours degree in accounting from the University of Johannesburg.

2023 – Present     Chief Financial Officer, SAMRO
2020 – 2023          Senior Group Financial Manager, SAMRO
2019 – 2020          Financial Manager, WKW & Associates
2019 – 2019          Senior Group Financial Manager, SAMRO
2013 – 2019          Group Financial Manager, SAMRO
2012 – 2012          Financial Accountant Contractor, EY
2010 – 2011          Accountant, Auditor, Self Employed
2009 – 2010          Financial Accountant, BP Intertrans Oil
2006 – 2009          Trainee Accountant, RSM Betty and Dickson

2004 – 2005          BCom, Accounting, Honours, University of Johannesburg
2000 – 2003          BCom, Accounting, University of Johannesburg

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About company: The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO)

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