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CFO Juzer Adamjee makes ‘third world experience’ a ticket to being first class

Among the memorable highlights of group CFO of Bobmill Group Kenya Juzer Adamjee's long career was his promotion, in 2014, from divisional CFO to group CFO. The role involved managing the finance function of an organisation in Qatar, with over 20 diverse business units operating in the Middle East and Europe. At the time, the company’s annual revenue was in excess of US$2.4 billion.

CFO Orge Godana’s quest for authenticity and excellence

Orge Godana, the group CFO at Java House Africa, is greatly inspired by Indra Nooyi. She considers Indra’s book My Life in Full: Work, Family and Our Future, a must-read for every professional, women in particular.

Q&A with Zainab Msimbe, incoming CEO of PwC Tanzania

Zainab, the incoming country senior partner effective 1 July 2024, currently serves as the country operations partner, overseeing the firm's financial affairs and spearheading the Learning and Methodology Practice. She spoke to CFO East Africa about the firm's role in assisting CFOs meet their objectives and their support of the community as principal partner.

CFO East Africa survey ranks investor demands as top ESG influencer

Close to half of CFOs in East Africa stated that demands from investors is the main trend influencing their organisations’ approach to ESG. This statistic is just one of several interesting findings from the CFO East Africa ESG survey, which involved 120 CFOs representing leading companies in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

FD Paul Tuyizere practises collaborative execution

Prior to joining Inyange Industries, FD Paul Tuyizere audited a number of manufacturing companies, which gave him insight into the sector and taught him how to handle high pressure situations.

PwC's Edward Kerich unpacks reasons why the ESG journey is just beginning

Edward Kerich is a partner at PwC in Kenya with responsibility for Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) advisory. He took time to speak to CFO East Africa about the ESG landscape in the region, including the challenges and opportunities of sustainable practices and reporting.

Rayson Foya: how a tour guide became a big bank CFO

In 2022, Rayson Foya and his colleagues took up the challenge to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro. During the process, it evoked memories of his time growing up in the area and how he worked as a porter for tourists who would pay him $40 to carry their luggage up the mountain.

CEO Nancy Muhoya is going the extra mile to back CFOs in East Africa

For Nancy Muhoya cluster leader of EY East Africa and the country managing partner for EY Kenya, success stems from the ability to handle anything that comes her way. Her own experience in a leadership role has taught her that success comes from seeking continuous improvement because comfort at any stage leads to stagnation.

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