Capital Drilling appoint former Deloitte manager as CFO

FORMER DELOITTE audit mangaer Uno Makotsvana has taken on the role of chief financial officer at drilling firm Capital Drilling.

ACCA qualified Makotsvana joins from Australian mining and engineering services firm, Nepean Group where he was CFO. Previously, Makotsvana was FD at Minova Australia, a wholly owned subsidiary of Orica – one of the largest mining services companies globally. He spent eight years at Deloitte starting in its Zimbambe office and latterly becoming its audit manager in Sydney.

Makotsvana takes over from David Payne who will assume the role of chief commercial officer in addition to his current duties as company secretary.

CEO of Capital Drilling, Geoff Fardell said: “The appointment of Makotsvana to the role of CFO is a natural progression and we welcome him to the role. He has an outstanding track record of performance within high-growth companies and we look forward to working with him in taking Capital Drilling onto its next phase of expansion.

“I would like to thank David for his achievements as CFO since the company’s inception and look forward to his continued involvement as chief commercial officer and company secretary. We are delighted that we will continue to benefit from his experience and skills.”

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