Pieter van der Westhuizen

Pieter completed his training contract and qualified as a chartered accountant CA (SA) in 1996 at PwC. He joined President Medical Investments Limited (Presmed) in 1999, which became part of Afrox Healthcare Limited. Pieter performed various roles in the finance department of Afrox Healthcare and played a significant role in Afrox Healthcare’s delisting in 2005, and its subsequent relisting as Life Healthcare in 2010. He was appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer in 2013. He assumed the role of Acting Group CEO in June 2017.

2017 – Present    Acting Group CEO/CFO, Life Healthcare
2013 – Present    Chief Financial Officer, Life Healthcare
1997 – 1998         Audit Manager, PwC

1996                       CA (SA)
1990 – 1993         B.Com Accounting, Accounting, University of Pretoria

About Life Healthcare Group: Life Healthcare is a leading private hospital operator in South Africa. Its 51 acute hospitals are found in the Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, North West, the Western Cape and Botswana. It also has a number of out-of-hospital services including: Life Employee Health Solutions (EHS), which supports 371 clinics and cares for 419 659 employees and Life Esidimeni, which is a fully owned subsidiary of the Life Healthcare Group with nine facilities (2 424 beds). Two of these facilities are NGOs in partnership with the Department of Social Development. The company also has seven Life College of Learning centres across South Africa. 


Company: Life Healthcare

Job title: CFO

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