Louis is a senior business leader and finance professional by training, proven during assignments in the chemical, biotech, agricultural and horticultural industries within Europe, South America and Africa.
His experience includes leading end to end commercial (sales and marketing) and finance organizations and big business turnaround projects in various business units and functions within multi nationals; from starting up, growing and to restructuring and divesting businesses; always with a drive to deliver business results whilst leading professional teams in supporting the day-to-day business challenges.
Prior to joining Indigo, Louis held senior finance and business positions at Syngenta Flowers and Crop Protection, including as CFO Syngenta Flowers and Head of Syngenta Flowers Europe. Prior to joining Syngenta in 2000, Louis held various legal and finance positions in South African industry.
Louis holds an MBA in Marketing and Operations and Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy, Finance & Control from Wits Business School in South Africa and a B. Com (Hon) in Law & Economics from the University of Johannesburg.