Xolani Mbambo, appointed Financial Director Grindrod Limited, with effect from 1 September 2018
As communicated by Mike Hankinson on behalf of the board on 22 August 2018, Andrew Waller and Xolani Mbambo will lead Grindrod in the roles of CEO and Financial Director respectively.
As Chief Financial Officer for Grindrod Freight Services since 2013, Xolani has actively participated in Grindrod Freight Services strategy formulation and execution while utilising sophisticated systems and processes to deliver on back-office finance requirements. Director of various local and international subsidiaries.
Prior to joining Grindrod, Xolani spent twelve years with Anglo American in various finance roles at its corporate offices in South Africa, Botswana and United Kingdom.
Xolani has extensive experience across various industries including, mining, transport and logistics and in various fields, including procurement, financial analysis and reporting, operational financial management, restructures, SAP ERP implementation and related processes, financial shared services, BBBEE strategy and compliance, and coal marketing.