Zaf Mahomed


Job Title: CFO

Company: Oceana Group


Zafar Mahomed was appointed CFO of Oceana Group in 2022 after serving as the Cell C since December 2018. Prior to joining Cell C, he was CFO at McDonald's and Ellerines Holdings and finance director at Johnson & Johnson. Zaf has more than 24 years of finance and business experience across major industries, multinational and listed companies and worldwide brands in multiple industries ranging from manufacturing to retail, financial services, real estate and property, food, medical devices, hospitality, mining equipment and FMCG. Zaf has a wealth of multinational finance experience with particular expertise in mergers & acquisitions, strategy development, property management, investor relations, change management and business turnaround in addition to being a skilled negotiator. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) with a Masters in Business Leadership from the UNISA School of Business Leadership. Zaf also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Natal and a Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from UNISA.

For his work as the CFO of Cell C, Zaf has been nominated for the 2022 CFO Awards.

2022 – Present    CFO, Oceana Group
2018 – 2022         CFO, Cell C
2014 – 2018          CFO, MacDonald’s SA
2012 – 2015          CFO, Ellerine Holdings
2012 – 2012          Finance Director, Joy Global
2010 – 2012          Finance Director, Extrabold
2006 – 2010          Finance Director, Johnson and Johnson
1996 – 2006          Investor Relations Manager, Tongaat Hulett

2000 – 2002         MBL, UNISA
1992 – 1993           BCom. Hons. Accounting, UNISA
1989 – 1992           BCom. Accounting, KwaZulu-Natal

About company: Oceana Group is one of the largest fishing company's, operating in South Africa, Namibia and the United States of America.

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