Taryn Woodbridge


Job Title: CFO

Company: Mercedes-Benz South Africa


Taryn Woodbridge has been the CFO at Mercedes-Benz South Africa since December 2022. She’s been with the company since 2004, when she joined as a product control analyst. She worked her way through the finance ranks, serving in various managerial roles largely focused on controlling, accounting and tax. She also currently holds a senior manager of controlling MBSA role.

Before joining Mercedes Benz South Africa, Taryn was an audit manager at Auditor-General of South Africa, and before that at Klinkradt and Associates, where she had been a trainee accountant.

Taryn is a qualified chartered accountant and holds a Master's in commerce taxation.

For her work as the CFO of Mercedes-Benz South Africa, Taryn has been nominated for the 2024 CFO Awards.

2022 – Present     Chief Financial Officer, Mercedes-Benz South Africa
2021 – 20222        Senior Manager of Controlling MBSA: Plant, Sales and Legal Entity,                                                                 Mercedes-Benz South Africa
2014 – 2021          Senior Manager: Finance and Controlling,                                                                                                               Mercedes-Benz South Africa, East London
2014 – 2014          Manager of Controlling: Overheads and Plant Performance,                                                                               Mercedes-Benz South Africa
2010 – 2014          Manager: Financial Accounting and Tax, Mercedes-Benz South Africa
2008 – 2010          Manager Financial Accounting, Mercedes-Benz South Africa
2006 – 2008          Manager: Plant performance and efficiency, Mercedes-Benz South Africa
2004 – 2006          Product control analyst, Mercedes-Benz South Africa
2003 – 2004          Audit Manager, Auditor-General of South Africa
2002 – 2003          Audit Manager, Klinkradt and Associates
1998 – 2001          Trainee Accountant, Klinkradt and Associates

1997 – 2002          Chartered Accountant, Rhodes University

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About company: Mercedes-Benz South Africa is a subsidiary of the Mercedes-Benz Group that manufactures passenger cars and commercial vehicles in South Africa.

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