Mikateko Tshetshe


Job Title: VP of finance, Africa

Company: Unilever


Mikateko Tshetshe has been the VP of finance Africa at Unilever since October 2018.

Mikateko is qualified as a fellow with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in the UK and holds a B.Com accounting and business management degree from Unisa. She started her career as a trainee at Bayer.

She joined Unilever Southern Africa in 2017 as VP of Finance, before being promoted to her current role in 2018. Prior to joining Unilever, she was the CFO for AstraZeneca’s Sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa regions and previously spent 12 years in the FMCG industry at SC Johnson.

For her work as the VP of finance, Africa, at Unilever, Mikateko has been nominated for the 2021 CFO Awards. 

2018 – Present     VP of finance, Africa, Unilever
2017 – 2018          VP of finance, Southern Africa, Unilever
2015 – 2017          CFO, Sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa, AstraZeneca
2014 – 2015          Director of finance and strategic corporate initiatives, SC Johnson
2014 – 2014          Director of finance, Africa cluster, SC Johnson
2009 – 2014          Director of finance, South and East Africa cluster, SC Johnson
2003 – 2009          Management accountant & Financial controller, SC Johnson
2000 – 2002          Financial controller, Bayer
1996 – 2000          Accountant, Bayer
1994 – 1996          Trainee, Bayer

2015                       FCMA, CIMA
2006 – 2010         ACMA, CIMA
1996 – 2000         B.Com, Accounting and Business Management, UNISA

About company: Unilever is a British multinational consumer goods company headquartered in London.


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