Lenny Govender


Job Title: CFO

Company: Macsteel Service Centres


Lenny Govender was appointed CFO of Macsteel Service Centres in September 2018. Lenny has more than 12 years of senior management experience, having previously worked for companies including Basil Read Limited, The Efficient Engineering Group of Companies, Weatherford, Sasol and EY. He has served as a CFO, head of group operational finance, managing director, director of strategy and business development, finance director and controller, and as a senior manager. He has an MBA from GIBS and a BCom Honours from UNISA.

2018 - Present    Group Chief Financial Officer, Macsteel Services Centres SA
2017 - 2018         Head of Group Operational Finance, CFO, Basil Read Ltd
2016 - 2017         Group Chief Financial Officer, The Efficient Engineering Group of Companies
2014 - 2015         Managing Director: South & East Africa, Weatherford
2014 - 2015         Director Strategy & Business Development, Weatherford
2012 - 2014         Finance Director Business Systems & Support, Weatherford
2010 - 2012         Financial Controller, Weatherford
2009 - 2010         Chief Financial Officer – Sasol Financing, Sasol Ltd
2007 - 2009         Senior Manager [Internal Audit], Sasol Ltd
2004 - 2007         Senior Manager, EY
2003 - 2004         Manager [Forensic Auditing & Insurance Claims], EY
2002 - 2002         Assistant Manager, EY
1999 - 2001         Article Clerk, EY

2016                      MBA, Gordon Institute of of Business Science, University of Pta
2003                      Certificate of Proficiency: Short-term Insurance, SAII
2001                      CA, SAICA
1999                      Honours in Accounting, CTA, UNISA
1998                      B.AccSc, UNISA

About Macsteel Services Centres SA: Macsteel Services is Africa’s leading manufacturer, merchandiser and distributor of steel and value added steel products. It consists of eight business units and operates from a strategic network of more than 50 service centres, branches and warehouses. Mac Steel supplies the entire sub-Saharan geographic region with a broad range of carbon steel, stainless steel, speciality steels, aluminium products and value-added processes to all industry sectors. 

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