Punki Modise

Punki Modise was appointed as the interim chief executive officer of Absa's retail and business banking division on 29 March 2022 after serving as interim financial director of Absa Group and Absa Bank since 23 April 2021. 

Punki joined Absa Group in 2008 and has held various senior management roles, including that of CFO of the retail and business banking division since June 2016. Previous roles include head of transactional banking, chief of staff for the retail banking division, and CFO of the distribution channels.

Prior to joining Absa Group she held positions at Standard Bank and Fedsure, having completed her articles at PwC.

Punki holds a B.Com from the University of Witwatersrand, as well as a Masters degree in financial management from the University of Johannesburg, and is a qualified CA(SA).

Work
2022 – Present     Interim CEO, Absa Retail and Business Banking
2021 – 2022          Interim Financial Director, Absa Group
2016 – 2021          CFO: Retail and Business Banking, Absa Group
                                 Head: Transactional Banking, Absa Group
                                 Chief of Staff: Retail Banking, Absa Group
2008 – 2014         CFO: Distribution Channels, Absa Group
2008 – 2008         Financial Director, Standard Bank

Education
                                 CA(SA)
                                MBA, Financial Management, University of Johannesburg
                                 B.Com, University of Witwatersrand

About company: Absa Group is a South African-based financial services group, offering personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management, as well as bank assurance.

Company: Absa Group

Job title: Interim FD

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