William Olotu


Job Title: Finance director

Company: Abercrombie & Kent, Tanzania


William Olotu is the finance director at Abercrombie & Kent, Tanzania.

He is an experienced financial strategist who facilitates the achievement of ambitious growth plans and objectives.

William spent the initial years of his career at Japan Tobacco International, and thereafter moved to Yara International to lead its finance function in East Africa. After four years at Yara, William joined Abercrombie & Kent as its finance director.

He holds a MSc in Economics and Finance from the University of Bradford; a BSc in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University and a bachelor's in Business Administration (Accounting) from Tumaini University, Iringa College.

William is registered with the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (Tanzania) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Nov 2020 - Present: Finance Director, Abercrombie & Kent
Jun 2019 - Nov 2020: Regional East Africa CFO, Yara International
Apr 2016 - May 2019: CFO (Tanzania & Rwanda), Yara International
Oct 2013 - Mar 2016: Finance Controller, Japan Tobacco International
Jan 2012 - Oct 2013: Product Cost Planning and Reporting Manager, Japan Tobacco International
May 2011 - Dec 2011: Cost Accountant, Diageo
Aug 2008 - Apr 2011: Product Cost Planning and Reporting Associate, Japan Tobacco International

2011 - 2013: Master of Science (Economics and Finance), University of Bradford
2009 - 2012: Bachelor of Science (Applied Accounting), Oxford Brookes University
2005 - 2008: Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting), Tumaini University, Iringa College

Abercrombie & Kent
Abercrombie & Kent began 60 years ago and today it is the world’s premier luxury travel company, with an unrivalled legacy of creating memorable, inspiring adventures in more than 100 countries on all seven continents.

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