Rina Smith


Job Title: CFO

Company: Growth Ten


Rina Smith has been the CFO of Growth Ten since November 2022. She has also been the CFO and FD of Motsepe Group of Companies, Bravo Brands and Thorburn Security Solutions.

She started her career at HLB Prangleys as a trainee accountant, and later became a senior internal auditor at companies like BHP and Barloworld. She was a finance executive at PLascon for a year, and a group financial manager for Tsebo Solutions Group for six years.

Rina is a qualified CA and CIA, with a BCom honours degree in accounting from the University of Johannesburg. She completed GIBS Business School’s Leadership Development Programme in 2021.

2022 – Present     Chief Financial Officer, Growth Ten
2020 – 2022          Chief Financial Officer, Motsepe Group of Companies
2018 – 2020          Chief Financial Officer, Bravo Brands
2015 – 2017          Financial Director, Thorburn Security Solutions
2009 – 2015          Group Financial Manager, Tsebo Solutions Group
2008 – 2009          Financial Executive, Plascon
2003 – 2008          Senior Internal Auditor, Barloworld
2001 – 2002          Senior Internal Auditor, BHP
1996 – 2001          Trainee Accountant, Junior Manager, HLB Prangleys

2021                       Leadership Development Programme, GIBS Business School
2003                       CIA, IIA SA
2003                       CA, SAICA
2001 – 2002         BCom, Honours, Accounting, University of Johannesburg
1996 – 2001         BCom, Accounting, University of Johannesburg

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About company: Growth Ten is the holding company of Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology and the AAA School of Advertising, both of which are leading higher education institutions.

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