Mikaeel Tayob


Job Title: FD

Company: Bridgestone South Africa


Mikaeel Tayob has been the FD at Bridgestone South Africa since July 2023. He has been with the company since 2021, when he joined as a finance business partner head, responsible for the consumer and commercial divisions.

Before Bridgestone, Mikaeel held various financial lead roles at Nike, including FP&A lead and financial governance and control lead.

He started his finance career at KPMG as an audit associate and later moved into more senior roles.

Mikaeel has a MPhil degree in corporate strategy from GIBS Business School and a BCom Internal Auditing (Honours) degree from the University of Pretoria.

2023 – Present     Finance Director, Bridgestone South Africa
2021 – 2023          Finance Business Partner Head: Consumer and Commercial,                                                                             Bridgestone South Africa
2020 – 2021          Financial Planning & Analysis Lead, EMEA East, Nike
2014 – 2021          Financial Governance and Control Lead, Nike
2018 – 2020          Senior Manager: Financial Governance and Compliance, EMEA East, Nike
2013 – 2014          Senior Advisor, Board Advisory Service, KPMG
2012 – 2013          Senior Audit Associate, KPMG
2010 – 2012          Audit Associate, KPMG
2009 – 2009          Consultant, ETA Accountants

2020 – 2021          MPhil, Corporate Strategy, GIBS Business School
2009 – 2009          BCom Internal Auditing Honours, University of Pretoria
2006 – 2009          BCom, Internal Auditing, University of Pretoria

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