Mohammed Akoojee


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Mohammed Akoojee was appointed chief financial officer of Imperial Holdings on 1 March 2017. In February 2019 he took up the role as chief executive officer for Imperial Logistics. He resigned in 2022 and became the COO of DP World. He joined the Imperial Holdings group in 2009, and previously served as CEO of the Logistics African Regions division and executive director responsible for mergers, acquisitions, strategy and investor relations for the group. Prior to joining Imperial, Mohammed worked within the corporate finance and investment banking team at Investec Bank. In 2004 Mohammed worked for Nedbank Securities as an equity analyst. He served his articles with Deloitte and is a Chartered Accountant. He graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2000 with a B.Com Hons degree.

2022 - Present     COO, DP World.
2019 - 2022          Chief Executive Officer, Imperial Logistics
2017 – 2019         Chief Financial Officer, Imperial Holdings
2015 – 2017         Chief Executive Officer, Imperial Logistics African Regions
2009 – 2015         Executive Director-Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Investor Relations, Imperial Holdings 
2006 – 2009         Corporate Finance Consultant, Investec Bank Limited
2004 – 2005         Equity Analyst (Industrial Shares), Nedcor Securities
2001 – 2003         Trainee Accountant, Deloitte South Africa

1997 – 2000         B.Com Honours, University of Witswatersrand
1992 – 1996         Azaadville Secondary School


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