Riaan Hanekom


Job Title: CFO

Company: Pepkor


Riaan Hanekom was been appointed as the Group Chief Financial Officer for Pepkor Holdings in August 2018. Prioor to this he was the CFO for Steinhoff Africa Retail (STAR). He completed his articles with EY in 1995. He then spent six years with Shoprite as a Financial Manager. He joined Woolworths in 2001 and was the Woolworths Retail Operations Group Head of Finance and Admin when he joined the Pepkor Group in 2006 as Commercial Director of Shoe City. After that he became the Commercial Director of Ackermans in 2008 and their Financial Director in 2009.  Riaan also serves as a director on a number of subsidiaries in the STAR Group. He has a B.Com with Honours from the University of Johannesburg and is a Chartered Accountant CA (SA).

2018 – Present        Group Financial Director, Pepkor Holdings Ltd 
2017 – 2018             Chief Financial Officer, Steinhoff Africa Retail
2009 – 2016             Financial Director, Ackermans
2008 – 2009             Commercial Director, Ackermans
2006 – 2008             Commercial Director, Shoe City
2003 – 2006             Financial Manager, ROG, Woolworths
2001 – 2003             Financial Manager-Franchise, Woolworths
1995 – 2001             Financial Manager-International Division, Shoprite

1991 – 1991             B.Com (Acc)(Hons), Accountancy, UJ
1988 – 1990             B.Com, Stellenbosch University

About Pepkor Holdings: Pepkor is a South African-based investment and holding company with business interests in Africa, Australia, United Kingdom, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and New Zealand. It manages a portfolio of retail chains focused on the value market selling predominantly clothing, footwear and textiles.

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