Sharon Naidoo


Job Title: CFO

Company: TransUnion Africa


Sharon Naidoo joined TransUnion Africa in 2021 as its CFO. Before that, she had served as a regional CFO for companies like Ricoh, KFC, and Eli Lilly and Company.

From 2014 to 2016, Sharon served as a regional markets commercial director for Kellogg Company.

Saron started her career at Sasol as a chief financial accountant in 2002. In 2005 she became a financial controller at Rand Merchant Bank, and was appointed financial executive trainee at SA Breweries later tht same year. In 2007, she was appointed as a management accountant and regional commercial manager for SA Breweries. From 2008 to 2012, Sharon served as the senior finance manager at AstraZeneca South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Sharon, a qualified chartered accountant, CA(SA), has a master’s degree in finance from the University of Johannesburg, and an honours degree in accounting from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

For her work as TransUnion Africa's CFO, Sharon was nominated for the 2023 CFO Awards.

2021 – Present     Chief Financial Officer, TransUnion Africa
2019 – 2021          Chief Financial Officer, Ricoh South Africa
2017 – 2019          Chief Financial Officer, KFC South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa
2014 – 2016          Regional Markets Commercial Director, Kellogg Company, East, West, Central,
                                 Sub-Equatorial Africa
2012 – 2014          Chief Financial Officer, Business Development Director, Eli Lilly and Company
                                 South Africa and Sub-Sahara
2008 – 2012          Senior Finance Manager, AstraZeneca South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa
2007 – 2008          Management Accountant, Regional Commercial Manager, South African
2005 – 2007          Finance Executive Trainee, South African Breweries
2005 – 2005          Financial Controller, Rand Merchant Bank
2002 – 2004          TOPP Trainee, Chief Financial Accountant, Sasol

2004 – 2006          Master’s, Finance, University of Johannesburg
2002 – 2004          CA(SA), SAICA
2001 – 2001          Honours, Accounting, University of KwaZulu-Natal
1998 – 2000          BCom, Accounting, University of KwaZulu-Natal

About company: TransUnion Africa is a leading global risk and information solutions provider with a strong presence in eight countries in Africa.

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