Leon Crouse

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"Leon has a rich working history that spans over 37 years. He has experience in South Africa and Europe in varying financial roles of prominent global brands. Leon was part of the management team that built Vodacom from a start-up into a world-class company. He is a founder member of the Group serving as General Manager of Finance later to become Chief Financial Officer. Leon joined Remgro in April 2008 as Finance Director and also serves on various board committees.

"Leon is a director on the following boards: CIV Fibre Network Solutions (Pty) Limited, Dark Fibre Africa (Pty) Limited, FirstRand Limited, FirstRand Bank Limited, Total South Africa (Pty) Limited, Remgro Limited, Rand Merchant Bank Holdings Limited and Rand Merchant Insurance Holdings Ltd."[1]

"Leon Crouse studied at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1977. He joined the former Rembrandt group in 1986 and transferred to Switzerland to hold the position of financial controller of Compagnie Financiére Richemont AG. He was part of the team that unbundled the luxury goods business from the Rembrandt group to form separately listed Richemont. In 1993, as a Rembrandt appointee, he returned to South Africa to become a founder member of the Vodacom group executive team finally serving as its Chief financial officer. Rembrandt, at the time, held 15% interest in Vodacom. He joined Remgro in April 2008 as designate Director: Group Finance and was appointed to the board on 18 June 2008."[2]


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  1. MMI Holdings Board, organizational web page, accessed September 1, 2012.
  2. RMB Holdings Board, organizational web page, accessed September 1, 2012.