The annual CFO Awards recognises CFOs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions, and award them for outstanding performance and leadership. The eighth annual CFO Awards will be a celebration of the finance profession at the close of one of the most challenging years in living memory. Hosted by celebrated comedian Loyiso Madinga, the 2021 awards ceremony will adhere to strict Covid-19 protocols and numbers will be limited in line with the government’s safety requirements for public events. The community is hungry for an opportunity to relax, network and enjoy themselves. Never before has there been such a need to come together and celebrate the finest in finance.

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17:00 Arrival, registration and networking
18:00 Welcome by Joël Roerig, Managing Director, CFO South Africa
18:30 Gala dinner and awards ceremony
20:30 CFO Top Awards
21:00 Networking

2020 Winners

CFO of the Year – Jason Quinn Group FD Absa
Young CFO of the Year – Shabeer Khan CFO DTIC
Public Sector CFO of the Year – Shabeer Khan CFO DTIC
Strategy Execution Award – Jason Quinn Group FD Absa
Transformation & Empowerment Award – Dorette Neethling CFO Adcock Ingram
High Performance Team Award – Tsholofelo Molefe CFO Telkom
Compliance & Governance Award – Shabeer Khan CFO DTI
Finance Transformation Award – Tsholofelo Molefe CFO Telkom
Moving into Africa Award – Jason Quinn Group FD Absa
Finance & Technology Award – Rhett Finch Nominated for his role as CFO King Price Insurance

Learn more about the categories
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Thanks to the support of CFOs, partners, industry leaders and the eminent panel of judges, the event has grown into the most important day on the annual calendar for finance executives. Many CFO Awards winners have gone on to achieve even bigger and better things, while countless nominees have received a boost to their careers.

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CFOs of the Year
  • 2014 - Simon Ridley, then group FD at Standard Bank
  • 2015 - Deon Viljoen, then CFO Alexander Forbes
  • 2016 - Reeza Isaacs, CFO Woolworths
  • 2017 - Till Streichert, CFO Vodacom
  • 2018 - Christine Ramon, CFO AngloGold Ashanti
  • 2019 - Ralph Mupita, CFO MTN
  • 2020 - Jason Quinn, Group FD Absa

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