International Panel Of Judges -The CFO 2018


Deon Fredericks, CA(SA); CGMA
Group Chief Investement Officer, Telkom SA Limited

Deon has served as an esteemed Judge of this competition since inception in 2016. He is a Chartered Accountant, CA (SA); a CIMA-qualified Chartered Global Management Accountant, and holds honours degrees in Accounting and Business Management and  was recently, July 2018, appointed Group Chief Investment Officer of Telkom, responsible for driving the group's Megers an Aquisitions (M & As) and overall investment strategy. He has been the Group CFO and Executive Director of Telkom SA Limited, Africa’s largest integrated communications and a JSE-listed group since September 2014 where he has been instrumental in managing a number of successful acquisitions as well as guiding its massive restructuring programme in response to stiff competition from mobile operators and value add service providers.

Deon is currently on the Boards of Business Connexion Group Limited (BCX), SOX Holding Group, Gyro Property Group and an Advisory Board member of Business Against Crime (Mpumalanga). He previously held several other directorships in various Telkom subsidiaries including Trudon as board chair, and the Vodacom Group where he chaired the Audit Committee; he also previously served on the Telkom Retirement and Provident Funds Board of Trustees.

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