A historical and interesting announcement has been made by the group FirstRand Limited recently on Tuesday, 2023. The group made it official that they are appointing their first woman CEO, whose leadership is effective from April 2024. The woman to whom this position is going to be granted is Mary Vilakazi. So, she is the first woman to be handling this renowned position. The group members are very confident about their decision. They feel like that this is going to be one of the best decision in bank’s long history. Mary Vilakazi is going to succeed CEO Alan Pullinger in the upcoming months of 2024. Mary Vilakazi is currently, the Chief Operating Officer of the FirstRand Limited.
She started her career at an accounting firm. It took her around eight years there in PwC. She became one of the firm’s youngest partners by the year 2005. Those eight years had sharpened her skills of financing to a greater extent. She was even CEO of MMI Holdings earlier. Even she had also worked as CFO there.
Mary Vilakazi as CEO of FirstRand
Mary Vilakazi had done a lot of struggle in her life and this is the result of her strong dedication and hard work that today she is going to handle the position of first woman CEO of FirstRand Limited. Her journey with FirstRand Limited started in the year 2018. At the position of COO there, she served as FirstRand Limited executive director. According to the news reports, she had shown an overwhelming gesture towards group’s decision. She is delighted to lead one of the largest financial institution in Africa.
Mary Vilakazi Age
Currently, she must be around 45 years old. We are not having much information related to her family background, As soon as we will get information, it would get updated here. She is having an attractive body personality. Her eyes are mesmerizing and everyone gets positive vibes from her overall personality.
Mary Vilakazi husband and family
Mary Vilakazi is married to Zeblon Vilakazi. His husband is the Vice-Chancellor of Wits. They are happily married since a long time and also have kids.
Mary is having good communication skills and leadership quality is like embedded in herself. She believes in achieving her tasks with full dedication and hard work. Due to her strong belief in teamwork, she managed to secured top position in the financial sector.
The Mary Vilakazi net worth is estimated as $34.7 million in 2023.