Wayne Beifus


Job Title: CFO

Company: Walgreens Boots Alliance


Wayne Beifus was appointed as CFO international retail for Walgreens Boots Alliance in August 2018. Prior to joining WBA Wayne was the CFO and FD of British American Tobacco’s various regions, including Western Europe, South Africa, Japan, Moldova, Eastern Europe, Australia, Samoa and Tonga for more than 16 years. He has also worked for Nomura Research Institute, Lloyds Bank and Charter Financial & Auditing. Wayne is a qualified chartered accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. He has a Bachelor of Accounting Science Honours degree and B.Com Accounting degree from UNISA. 

2018 - Present    Chief Financial Officer, Retail Pharmacy International
2017 - 2018         Chief Financial Officer, Western Europe, British American Tobacco
2016 - 2017         Chief Financial Officer, Southern Africa, British American Tobacco
2010 - 2015         Chief Financial Officer, Japan, British American Tobacco
2009 - 2010         Finance Director, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, British American  Tobacco
2008 - 2009         Finance Director, South Eastern Europe, British American Tobacco
2006 - 2008         Finance Controller, Australasia, British American Tobacco
2003 - 2006         Finance Director, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, British American Tobacco
2001 - 2003         Group Reporting Manager, Australasie, British American Tobacco
1998 - 2000         Finance Controller, Europe, Nomura Research Institute
1996 - 1997         Senior Project Manager, Lloyds Bank
1992 - 1996         Senior Audit Manager, Charter Financial & Auditing SA

                               Member, AICA
2000 - 2000         CA(SA), University of Southern Queensland
1995 - 1995         Hons, B.AccSc, UNISA
                              Member, SAICA
1991 - 1994         B.Com Accounting, UNISA
1986 - 1990         Matric, Northview High School

About Walgreens Boots Alliance: Walgreens Boots Alliance is an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail leader serving millions of customers and patients every day. A retail pharmacy with approximately 13,000 locations across the U.S., Europe and Latin America. 

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