Ritam Holdings

Mr. Talib Sadik CA(SA); AMP

Chief Financial Officer TFM Defence & Aerospace

  • Bachelor of Commerce (University of Natal – Durban) ,
  • Advanced Diploma in Accounting (University of Natal – Durban),
  • Chartered Accountant (Traineeship at KPMG),
  • Passed SAICA Board exam 1st attempt,
  • Advanced Management Programme (Insead- France)

Joined TFM Aerospace and Defence in March 2022

Talib has over 30 years’ experience in executive turnaround and growth, in listed and public sectors including defence, advance manufacturing, infrastructure, mining, media, private equity and black empowerment, developed and emerging markets, complex public / private stakeholders.

As GCEO, Denel won the best SOC Governance Award, by (German-based) Hanns Siedel Foundation and the University of Stellenbosch Centre for Governance (96 strategic and operational factors) and also participated in the evolution of DeBeers, Kagiso Media, Denel, SABC, African Media Entertainment, and Times Media Limited to achieve sustainable shareholder value growth.

Talib was also involved  in the sustainable turnaround of Denel, SABC, Basil Read, Harrison and White Investments, African Media Entertainment and Mediamark through structural and operational reforms, and also participated in stabilising Adcorp and Denel during the Covid-19 lockdown.