PZ Cussons has confirmed the appointment of Pedro Barreto as the chief financial officer, CFO, for the group.
His appointment is following the resignation of David Petzer from the position.
The company said in the statement that Mr Pedro Barreto is a finance professional with varied international experience in working for multinational companies in Africa, Asia and Europe. Prior to his appointment, Mr Barreto was the Chief Finance Officer of the Ambrian Group.
He has held the previous position as the CFO for Pepsi Africa and several roles in financial control and commercial finance with CIMPOR India. Mr Barreto is a native of Portugal and speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish and French.