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Optimi Group appoints Rajan Padayachy as its new CFO

Rajan Padayachy.
Rajan Padayachy.

Accessible learning solutions provider, Optimi Group, has appointed Rajan Padayachy at is new Chief Financial Officer, with effect from 1 June 2021.

Optimi Group, which supports more than 200 000 learners every year through its Home, Workplace, Classroom and College divisions, is excited to welcome Padayachy.

Born and raised in Tshwane, Padayachy is a Chartered Accountant (SA) with over 14 years' experience in top financial management roles in sectors ranging from mining through to agriculture, oil and gas, capital projects, manufacturing and more.

Padayachy attained his B.Com (Hons) at the University of Pretoria after finishing his schooling at Pretoria Boys High School. He completed his articles at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

“Having come from a family of educators, I’m excited to be joining the team at Optimi Group and playing a key role in guiding the company through its next phase of growth,” says Padayachy.

Stefan Botha, CEO of Optimi Group says “as CFO, Rajan will be crucial in helping to steer the Optimi Group towards achieving our objectives, as we continue to drive innovation and accessibility in South Africa’s education landscape. We are looking forward to welcoming him to the Optimi team.”

The Optimi Group

The Optimi Group provides accessible learning solutions that support every step of your learning journey. Optimi provides offerings in four divisions: Home, Workplace, Classroom and College. Together, these divisions support more than 200 000 learners every year.

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