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anglogoldashantiChristine Ramon, chief financial officer of gold producer AngloGold Ashanti, has been named South Africa’s CFO of the Year at the 2018 CFO Awards.  

This was announced on last Thursday at the annual gala event for finance executives, held at Constitution Hill, Johannesburg.  Christine is the first female winner of the most important award for finance executives, which celebrated its fifth edition this year.  She scooped up four of the ten prizes, which was another first, also winning the Compliance & Governance Award, the High Performance Team Award, and the Moving into Africa Award.  The other big winner of the evening was Dis-Chem Pharmacies CFO Rui Morais, who was crowned Young CFO of the Year (for finance leaders aged 40 years and younger) and also won the much-coveted Strategy Execution Award and the Finance & Technology Award.  The extremely experienced Dr Krish Kumar, CFO of eThekwini Municipality, was named Public Sector CFO of the Year.  The Transformation & Empowerment Award went to former Servest CFO Peter Walsh, who recently moved on to a new job overseas.  The Finance Transformation Award was won by Aspen Pharmacare CFO Sean Capazorio.  The black-tie dinner was attended by 350 CFOs and prominent leaders from business and the public sector.

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