Area of responsibility
As the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Siemens Canada Limited, Vanesh Okanlomo is responsible for the overall direction and leadership of Siemens financial and commercial functions, as well as business development opportunities in Canada.
In addition to her role as CFO, Ms. Okanlomo also remains the Head of Finance for the Smart Infrastructure business at Siemens Canada, a role she held prior to her appointment as CFO in May 2020.
Previous to her current role, Ms. Okanlomo led Siemens Healthcare in South Africa as Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Okanlomo is a proven leader with more than 20 years of international industry experience in various executive positions within Siemens, in South Africa, U.S. and Germany.
Ms. Okanlomo is equipped with broad business and leadership experience in multiple product and service organizations within Siemens and skilled in optimizing business processes and financial performance. She has worked in partnership negotiations and reorganization projects with comprehensive experience in managing organizational change.
Ms. Okanlomo is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA in Finance and Strategy, with extensive experience in financial modelling and financial excellence.
In her private time, Ms. Okanlomo is an avid reader of the sci-fi genre, jogs daily and is continuously looking to add to her refined art collection.