Woolworths SA CEO, Zyda Rylands CA(SA) scoops inaugural award

Johannesburg – SA fashion and food retailer Woolworths says its SA CEO Zyda Rylands received the inaugural Woman of The Year award. This was at the World Retail Congress’s International Women in Retail Reception, held on April 5. In a statement on Friday, the listed retailer said Rylands was given … MORE

Karl Bishop CA(SA) appointed as head of Santam Specialist Real Estate

Karl Bishop has been appointed as head of Santam Specialist Real Estate. He previously held the position of head: Niche Business within Santam Specialist. In his new role he will oversee the rebranded C-Sure entity, now known as Santam Specialist Real Estate, a new division within Santam. Karl has extensive … MORE

How the new lease accounting standard IFRS 16 affects financing transactions

By Lionel Shawe, Managing Partner at Allen and Overy and Lauren Tunstall, PSL at Allen & Overy On 13 January 2016, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued its new international lease accounting standards IFRS 16 Leases which removes the distinction between finance leases and operating leases for lessees with … MORE

Jurgen Boyd CA(SA) to lead investment institutions

Following the departure of Mr Bert Chanetsa from the FSB at the end of December 2016, Adv. Tshidi, in his capacity as the Registrar in terms of the Financial Markets and Credit Rating Services Acts has delegated his powers and functions to Mr Jurgen Boyd, who will exercise the said … MORE

Listed Namibian Property company appoints Carel Fourie CA(SA) as new Chief Executive Officer

Oryx Properties Limited, the only Namibian property company listed on the Namibian Stock Exchange, has announced the appointment of Carel Fourie as its new chief executive officer with effect from 1 March 2017. Oryx Properties has a premier-quality retail, industrial and office real-estate portfolio valued at about R2.326 billion which … MORE