Functional Experience

  • M&A – Negotiations, Due Diligence, Transactions & Integrations
  • All Finance, Accounting & Administrative Functions
  • Financial Planning & Analysis, Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Inventory Management
  • Retail Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Capital Funding
  • Banking Relationships
  • Equity/ Debt Restructuring
  • Company and Business Unit Turnarounds
  • US GAAP, IFRS, Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Strategic Planning, Organic Growth Strategy
  • ERP Implementations, Digital Transformation, Legacy/ IT Modernizations

Example Industries

  • Retail: Fashion, Clothing, Apparel, Sporting Goods, Furniture, Appliances,
    TV & Electronics, Building Materials & DIY
  • Franchise
  • Supermarket, Groceries, General Merchandise, Liquor
  • E-Commerce
  • Distribution
  • Supply Chain
  • Consumer Goods
  • Financial Services, Banking
  • Manufacturing

Brenton van Breda 



Brenton is a senior financial executive with 20+ years’ global experience in large multinational public and private companies. He has successfully led companies through rapid growth, international M&A, multinational business unit and retail expansions, and built shareholder value in retail, consumer goods, food distribution and supermarket, with semi-automated distribution
centers, companies. As a seasoned CFO, he has managed finance organizations, implemented accounting infrastructure, developed growth strategies, handled investor relations and managed IT. He has also successfully established, designed, negotiated and led multiple major ERP
Oracle/ SAP system implementations, legacy conversions, digital transformations and IT modernization programs..

Relevant Experience

  • Sr. Director Accounting Systems – 7-Eleven, Inc. Dallas, TX
  • Chief Financial Officer, Board Member, VP IT – SPAR, South Africa, Grocery
  • Chief Credit Officer – Capitec Bank, South Africa, Banking
  • IT Consultant – Sanford Securities Ltd, Australia, Investments
  • General Manger Retail Credit, VP IT – Morkels Retail Group, South Africa
  • Chief Financial Officer – Quad Engineering, South Africa, Precision tooling
  • Chief Financial Officer – Duro Industries, South Africa, Steel products
  • Director Finance – SABMiller, South Africa, Beer & Beverage

Education, Licenses & Certifications

  • MBA, from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Business School, Edinburgh, UK
  • ACMA, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London, UK
  • CGMA, Chartered Global Management Accountant (M.S. degree equivalent – joint US CPA and ACMA accreditation)
  • ACIS, (B.S. degree in Accounting equivalent) from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators – ICSA, London, UK
  • Advanced Management Development, from the Graduate School of Business, Cape Town University
  • CPA, Australia, Melbourne, Australia