Former Afgri Group Holdings (AGH) CFO, Rivasha Maharaj, has been appointed as the new AGRI finance director (FD) at Omnia, where she will be responsible for the fertiliser business within the larger company. Her portfolio will include operations across South Africa, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), Brazil, and Australia.
Maharaj had the following to say about her appointment: “I am extremely excited and happy. It feels like home already.” After completing her articles of clerkship, Maharaj joined Meadow Feeds in June 2004 as a management accountant. After that she fulfilled various senior finance positions at Nampak and Tega Industries. In 2016 she was appointed FD at DivFood, a division of Nampak.
She joined AGH in May 2017 as CFO looking after grain management, equipment, retail, Unigro, and Harvest Time. These companies operate in South Africa and African countries. In February 2018 she was appointed as group CFO at AGH.
Maharaj was nominated for the 2020 CFO Awards for her work as the CFO of Afgri. – CFO South Africa