International Panel Of Judges -The CFO 2018


Fabian Cazares, MSc; MBA
CFO Southern  Africa, Philips

Fabian has served as an esteemed Judge of this competition since inception in 2016. He holds a Postgraduate degree in Financial Strategy (Oxford, UK), an MSc. Degree in International Finance, an MBA (the Netherlands), and a BSc. in International Trade (Mexico). He has also undergone ‘The Risk Management Programme’ (IBM and Financial Times, UK), ‘The E-business & E-Commerce Programme’ (France), ‘The International Competitiveness Programme’ (Zhejiang University, China); and ‘The Market Economy Programme’ -with specific focus in Project Financing at Harvard University (Boston, USA).

Fabian leads the Phillips Southern Africa finance function -to deliver on cost, risk, cash flow and controls, whilst providing strategic and operational enablement for the group strategy in the region. He started his career in 2005 with DaimlerChrysler (Netherlands), he then joined Phillips (the Dutch electronics, healthcare and lighting technology giant) as Business Analyst in Amsterdam, before being appointed Cost Compliance Controller (Dubai, UAE), then Financial Business Partner; Sector Market Controller; and now CFO Southern Africa.


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