Sean Capazorio

Sean Capazorio has been the group finance officer of Aspen Pharmacare Holdings bsince January 1999.

Sean has a B.Com and B.Acc from the University of the Witwatersrand, and is a qualified CA(SA). He also completed an advanced certificate in taxation at UNISA during this time.

He served his articles at PwC and remained at the company post-articles for two years as an audit manager. In 1993 he left the profession and joined Unisys as a corporate management accountant. He was later promoted to the position of financial controller before leaving the company in 1996. He joined SAD as a corporate finance accountant responsible for group taxation and corporate finance. He was appointed group finance officer of Aspen Pharmacare in January 1999.

For his work as the group finance officer at Aspen Pharmacare, Sean was awarded the Finance Transformation Award at the 2018 CFO Awards and has been nominated again for the 2021 CFO Awards.

1999 – Present     Group finance officer, Aspen Pharmacare
1996 – 1998          Corporate finance accountant, South African Druggists
1993 – 1996          Financial controller & corporate management accountant, Unisys
1991 – 1993          Audit manager, PwC
1987 – 1990          Articled clerk, PwC

1991 – 1992         Advanced certificate in taxation, UNISA
1986 – 1987         B.Acc, University of the Witwatersrand
1983 – 1985         B.Com, University of the Witwatersrand

About company: Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited is a multinational South African holding company for pharmaceutical concerns, and the largest drug company in Africa.

Company: Aspen Pharmacare

Job title: Group finance officer

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26 March 2012

Sean Capazorio - CFO Aspen: `Plan your work and work your plan`

“Plan your work and work your plan.” That is one of the things Sean Capazorio needs to do every day to feel fulfilled in his work. In 2009 Sean was appointed Group CFO of Aspen, the leading pharmaceuticals manufacturer in the Southern hemisphere as well as Africa’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturer. The company was listed on the JSE Ltd in 1998 and is included in its Top 40 Index. The Aspen Group has almost 6500 employees, of which nearly 3000 are based in South Africa. The Aspen Group has a presence in South Africa, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Ireland, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Mauritius, Dubai, Germany and Hong Kong.