Nerissa Jalim


Job Title: CFO

Company: Sandvik


Sandvik has appointed Nerissa Jalim as its new CFO to drive growth, profitability and sustainability at the engineering company. Nerissa Jalim is a former CFO of Cargo Carriers. Prior to joining Cargo Carriers, Nerissa was the country controller for Lafarge Holcim. Before that, she was the manufacturing operating group finance business partner at Aveng. She also served as the chair of Kuehne + Nagel’s board of directors during that time.

Nerissa has served as a FD for the Sub-Saharan Africa regions of Gunnebo and ESAB, as well as a financial manager for Imperial Logistics and First National Battery.

Her career started at Deloitte as a senior auditor, and she qualified as a CA(SA) in 2008. She has a BAcc honours degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

2024 – Present     Chief Financial Officer, Sandvik
2019 – 2024          Chief Financial Officer, Cargo Carriers
2019 – 2019          Head of Controlling, LafargeHolcim
2017 – 2019          Chair of the Board of Directors, Kuehne + Nagel
2017 – 2019          Manufacturing Operating Group Finance Business Partner, Aveng
2015 – 2017          Finance and Internal Support Services Director, Gunnebo Sub-Saharan Africa
2012 – 2014          Financial Director, ESAB Sub-Saharan Africa
2011 – 2012          Financial Manager, Commercial Manager, Imperial Logistics
2009 – 2011          Financial Manager, First National Battery
2005 – 2007          Senior Auditor, Deloitte

Present                 Executive MBA candidate, Henley Business School
2008                      CA(SA), SAICA
2004                      BAcc Honours, University of KwaZulu-Natal
2001                      BAcc, University of Johannesburg

About company: Cargo Carriers are specialists in providing transport solutions to the Fuel, Steel, Chemicals, Gas, Powders, Mining and Sugar industries.

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