Sheldon Friedericksen


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Company: FedGroup


Sheldon Friedericksen served as the chief financial officer of Fedgroup from October 2016 until November 2021. He has since taken up the position of general manager for Fedgroup's group benefits division. 

Sheldon, a qualified CA(SA), holds a B.Bus.Sci degree in accounting and finance, as well as a post graduate diploma in accountancy from the University of Cape Town.

After completing his articles in 2010, Sheldon was seconded to New York where he served as an audit senior and audit manager for Deloitte. In 2013 he was promoted to senior manager of Deloitte South Africa and returned home.

Sheldon joined Fedgroup in 2014 as a group financial manager and was promoted to CFO in 2016.

For his work as the CFO of Fedgroup, Sheldon was nominated for the 2021 CFO Awards and walked away with the Young CFO of the Year Award! 

2022 – Present    General Manager: Group Benefits, Fedgroup
2016 – 2o21          Chief Financial Officer, Fedgroup
2014 – 2016          Group Financial Manager, Fedgroup
2013 – 2014          Senior Manager, Deloitte South Africa
2011 – 2013          Audit Manager, Deloitte
2011 – 2011          Audit Senior, Deloitte, New York
2008 – 2010          Trainee Accountant, Deloitte

2007                       PGA, University of Cape Town
2003 – 2006         B.BusSci, accounting and finance, University of Cape Town

About company: Fedgroup is a leading independent investment & insurance company in South Africa providing employee benefits (retirement & life cover) & investment plans.

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