Funeka Montjane

Chief Executive, Personal and Business Banking Standard Bank South Africa

Funeka Montjane is the Chief Executive for Personal and Business Banking South Africa (PBB SA).

Funeka joined Standard Bank in 2008 and prior to her current role as Chief Executive, Funeka held the following positions:

- Chief Financial Officer, PBB SA

- Head of Home Loans, PBB SA

- Head of Credit PBB SA

Funeka is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a Masters in Commerce degree from the University of Johannesburg. Before joining Standard Bank, Funeka worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she became a partner at the age of 27.

Amongst many of her achievements Funeka was voted Top Woman Executive and Top Woman of the Year in Business at the 2012 Top Women Awards.

In 2015 she was honoured with the following awards:

  • The Woman of Significance award by the Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals (ABSIP)
  • Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum

In August 2016, Funeka won the Business Women of the Year award in the Corporate category of the Businesswomen's Association of South Africa. She was also acknowledged by the African Woman Chartered Accountants (AWCA) as the 2016 Private Sector CEO of the Year.

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