African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) has appointed Matthias Vogt as its new Chief Financial Officer.

Vogt has been General Manager for Finance at Afrox for the past two years as part of Afrox’s Executive Committee. He played a key role and delivered optimum benefits in the African company’s ‘SWIFT’ turnaround programme in 2015/16.

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Source: Afrox

He first joined Afrox’s parent company The Linde Group in 2007 as its Senior Corporate Controller for region Europe, Middle East and Africa where he assisted with the development of Linde’s controlling and reporting to meet the needs of Executive Board and capital markets.

During his career, Vogt (left) has gained broad experience in transforming organisational and business process. An Afrox spokesperson said Vogt will “bring a wealth of relevant experience” to the role of Executive Director and added, “He has a strong finance and commercial background and understands the needs of dynamic and changing business environments.”

His position is effective from 1st August. He succeeds Dorian Devers who will leave the company at the end of July.