Corporate Restructuring Specialist – South Africa
Jo-Anne is a Chartered Accountant with International corporate distressed restructuring & turnaround experience, both from an advisory and executory perspective. Jo-Anne is considered to be a Business Rescue industry expert, with in excess of 12 years’ experience and is a frequent speaker at conferences and industry events.
Jo-Anne joined Absa in October 2012 in the Investment Bank Credit Restructuring team as a specialist case manager, where she successfully restructured businesses in the retail, mining and financial institution sectors. In late 2014, Jo-Anne was approached to lead the Business Support team, reporting into the Business Bank CRO.
The team serviced clients in the Commercial, Agri, Wealth, CPF and Regional Africa Wholesale divisions. Jo-Anne’s role was to lead and drive the performance of the Business Support team in developing turnaround and workout strategies; lead complex negotiations – particularly in a consortium environment; lead strategic development of the department; manage impairment across all divisions; and stakeholder management at a senior level.