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Alan Johnson

Alan Johnson
Non-executive director of Jerónimo Martins SGPS, S.A.

Alan is currently non-executive director of Jerónimo Martins SGPS, S.A., a food retailer listed on the Lisbon Euronext with operations in Portugal, Poland and Colombia. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of Jerónimo Martins SGPS, S.A (2012-1014), Chief Audit Executive of Unilever (2005-2011) and CFO of Unilever’s Global foods businesses. He spent 35 years working for Unilever in various finance positions in Africa, Europe and Latin America.

Alan has had significant career experience in areas such as Risk Management, Investor and Financial Markets Relations & business transformation and M&A. He currently holds other non-executive positions including being a Member of the Professional Accountants in Business Committee of IFAC and Audit Committee member of St. Julian’s School Association (Portugal).

ACCA expert


Jamie Lyon
Head of corporate sector, ACCA

Jamie Lyon is head of corporate sector at ACCA, and leads ACCA’s research and insight's work on the CFO and board agenda, and the future of the finance function. The work focuses on a diverse range of issues facing leading businesses today, from the evolving role of the CFO and board relationships across the C-suite, enterprise performance management, finance business partnering, finance and business transformation, and finance talent development.

Article Details

Date: 5 Mar 2015

Region: Global

Topic: Financial management