Marinella Vigouroux


Job Title: CFO

Company: Howden Americas


Marinella Vigouroux was appointed CFO of Howden Americas in March 2021. Prior to this she was CFO Howden Africa Holdings Limited. She moved to the CFO role from a Financial Director role within the Fans and Heat Exchangers division of Howden. She brings with her, her extensive knowledge of the Construction and Engineering industry and a key operational understanding of the Howden business. She has specific expertise in financial control, systems implementation, strategic management and financial management and reporting. Prior to working at Howden, Marinella was a Financial Manager at Kentz. She did her articles at Grant Thornton and is a CA (SA). She has a B.Com Honours from the University of Pretoria. She sits on the Sustainability and Governance Committees and attends the Audit Risk Committee meetings by invitation only.

2021 - Present     CFO, Howden Americas
2016 – 2021         CFO, Howden Africa Holdings Ltd
2013 – 2016         Financial Director, Howden Africa (Pty) Ltd – Power Division
2012 – 2013         Group Financial Manager, Howden Africa Holdings Ltd
2008 – 2012         Financial Manager, Kentz
2008 – 2008         Technical Specialist, Altimax Training Academy
2005 – 2008         Article Clerk, Grant Thornton

2016 – 2016         Executive Development Programme, USB
2008                       CA(SA), SAICA
2004 – 2004         B.Com, Accounting Hons, CTA, Accounting, University of Pretoria
2001 – 2003         B.Com, Accounting, University of Pretoria
1996 – 2000         Crawford College

About Howden: Howden Africa is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and falls within the Howden Group of companies which first began in Scotland in 1854 and falls under the parent company Colfax. Major industries supplied include power generation, petrochemical, mining, construction, refrigeration, water treatment and general industry. The Group’s principal products and services can be split into Fans and Heat Exchangers and Environmental Control. The focus of the global engineering business is on industrial products that help multiple sectors improve their everyday processes; from mine ventilation and waste water treatment to heating and cooling. Focus is centred on solutions for air and gas handling. 



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