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Sally Hutton is the managing partner of Webber Wentzel and is a partner in the Corporate/ M&A Practice. Sally Hutton has experience in all aspects of private equity transactional work, but specialises in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), especially leveraged buy-out and exit transactions (both public and private) for private equity funds. Her work includes structuring

What does it mean to be entrusted with a role of being CEO for Accenture? “This is my tenth year in the position, and I must say, it is a daunting task because of the huge responsibility. Our mission is basically to change the way people work and live. We want to make an impact

Letsema is a privately-held investment holding company with long-term interests in management consulting, third-party investment management and proprietary investments. In over 20 years with the group, Thomas has led each of the firm’s operating divisions. Thomas has a keen interest in the study of ‘Late Industrialisation’. To this end he has recently been growing Letsema’s proprietary

(Submitted by PR Worx) Managing risk and promoting safety is paramount in engineering practice. Alvin Dye, Regional Construction Head at Marsh Africa’s construction division explains how successful projects are not selected but shaped with risk resolution in mind.   Risks are multidimensional and thus need to be unbundled for clear understanding of causes, outcomes, and


(SUBMITTED BY EY PR) Economic growth across the region is likely to remain slower in coming years than it has been over the past 10 to15 years. The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) baseline projection for 2016 is now down to 3%, from what was a forecasted 6.1% in April 2015(1). The main reasons for a

What does it mean to you that your colleagues at KPMG elected you to the position of CEO? Though, when the announcement was made, it was a very sobering moment with the realisation that our Partners had the belief and confidence in me to lead this firm. This continues to remind me, every day, of

Apart from RSM International firm of the year award, what other accolades has RSM received recently?   RSM South Africa have just turned 77. This is a remarkable achievement and a true testament to how our firm has grown with and adapted to the changing needs of our clients. We have a strong training and

(Submitted by Orange Ink PR) April 25, 2016 – KPMG International has received all star ratings for its shared services and outsourcing advisory capabilities on the International Association of Outsourcing Professional’s (IAOP) 2016 World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors list. The 10-member judging panel – which included executives from GE, IAOP, Manchester Business School, Sprint, and Thomson

(Story by Irvine Barnette) JOHANNESBURG, 13 April 2016. Deloitte Digital today announced the launch of its latest solution, the EnergyJourney, which enhances and sustains high levels of workforce engagement. This ground-breaking innovation strengthens the focus of employees and supports high levels of motivation, with direct bearing on business growth and protection of profit margins. Organisational

(Submitted by Epic PR) Statistics reveal that in the UK three quarters of business owners fear making professional mistakes, yet the majority remain both unprepared and unprotected to attend to a compensation claim should it arise.   This is according to Gillian Wolman, Head of Litigations at Risk Benefit Solutions (RBS), who says that many

  (From RSM South Africa newsroom) RSM South Africa has been named RSM Member Firm of the Year at the annual RSM Special Recognition Awards. As one of the world’s leading networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, RSM member firms are among the leading industry experts in the world. What makes this award an

PwC has been named the strongest business to business brand by Brand Finance, and one of the world’s ten most powerful brands in their annual index. The Brand Finance index is an annual assessment of the brand value of over 500 of the world’s best known businesses. PwC achieved the highest score (AAA+) for the

Submitted by Angela Matthewson For the second year running, Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group has been identified as the leading legal adviser in Africa by both deal value and number of transactions at the annual Cell C DealMakers awards ceremony held in Johannesburg last night.   The Dealmakers’ league tables show that the deals attributed to

  Tell us about your background and how you ended up working in South Africa’s built environment? I was born in Zimbabwe and at the age of three my family was exiled from what was then Rhodesia. We crossed over to Zambia which is where I grew up before moving to the USA at the

Efious Mugwagwa’s decision to pursue mechanical engineering at the University of Zimbabwe was inspired by some sound advice received from his cousin Wonder Mutebuka who insisted his strength in mathematics would enable him to do well. That conversation happened in Harare in the mid-nineties shortly after Mugwagwa had moved to the Zimbabwean capital city from

Mudau credits his accounting teacher, the late Mr Sabatha, as the person who first introduced his class to the chartered accountancy [CA (SA)] profession in the eighth grade. Coincidentally, in the same high school class sat his close friend Justice Muhanelwa, who also qualified as a CA (SA), and is now his business partner at

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