Michelle Sampson


Job Title: FD

Company: Hitachi Energy SSA


Michelle Sampson has been the FD of Hitachi Energy South and Southern Africa since 2020. She has extensive experience as an FD, having held the role at companies like Cinemark, Primedia Broadcasting and Hitachi ABB Power Grids, respectively.

Her career started at KPMG as an audit trainee in 1998. She later became and audit manager at the firm, and in 2002 joined Eskom as a senior financial advisor and management accounting manager.

2020 – Present     Finance Director, Hitachi Energy SSA
2020 – 2021          Country Finance Director, Hitachi ABB Power Grids
2017 – 2020          Chief Financial Officer, ABB SSA
2006 – 2017          Finance Director, Primedia Broadcasting
2004 – 2006          Finance Director, Cinemark
2002 – 2003          Senior Financial Advisor, Management Accounting Manager, Eskom
2001 – 2002          Audit Manager, KPMG
1998 – 2000          Audit Trainee, KPMG

1993 – 1997          BCom, Accounting, University of Cape Town

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