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I am an accomplished professional and seasoned CFO with over 35 years’ of extensive strategic, financial, commercial and board level experience – gained in listed and unlisted South African companies and US multinationals, across the agricultural (fresh produce), retail, manufacturing and FMCG sectors.

Specialist Skills

Strategic Thinker

Over 30 years of substantial business and financial experience

Budgeting & Forecasting

Implemented structured forecasting, budgeting and risk management processes

Business Planning

Introduced Shareholder Value Analysis (EVA/MVA) into a number of businesses

Profit Improvement

Involved in a number of turn-arounds, acquisitions and integrations

Cash Flow Improvement

Lead improvements in working capital management and cash flow optimisation

Track Record Highlights

  • Directed a strategic turnaround for a family-owned business by refocusing manufacturing operations, increasing operational efficiencies and improving cash flow
  • Generated a +200% improvement over a 5-year period for an international agricultural business by consolidating profit and cash flow
  • Led the drive for consistent growth in the pre-tax profits through intense focus on top line revenue growth, improved gross margins, tight expense and working capital controls
  • Established commercially astute finance teams in South Africa and UK/Europe by initiating standardised processes to consistently share operational/financial information and updates across business units
  • Implemented the USA retail orientated processes; Strategic Resource Management that allowed merchandising and store operations to assess and test the efficiency of business decisions timeously
  • Successfully implemented US financial reporting system, Hyperion, within SA whilst continuing to meet the stringent routine deadlines of a multinational
  • Established firm focus on enhancing SBU profitability across all business areas through the introduction of key business decision support and analysis to the business

Sector Experience

  • agriculture-farming
  • Manufacturing
  • Technology
  • Retail - Consumer Products
  • Transport & Logistics
  • Media & Telecoms

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