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    Mark Watson 2  

    Mark Watson, CA (SA)

    Chief Executive Officer
    Horwath Leveton Boner   
    3 Sandown Valley Crescent Sandown, Johannesburg, 2196   South Africa
    Tel: +27 11 217 8079 mark.watson@crowehorwath.co.za

    Professional Summary

    • Mark is a Partner and CEO of Horwath Leveton Boner, as well as Head of the firm's Management and Strategic Committees.
    • Mark is a member of the Board of Directors of Crowe Horwath International and also serves on the board of directors of the many entities operated by Horwath Leveton Boner.
    • Mark is a member of the Crowe Horwath International Global Valuations Task Force Committee, as well as the international liaison partner for Crowe Horwath in South Africa.

    Experience

    • Mark qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1988 and thereafter became a partner of Horwath Leveton Boner.  He served as managing partner of the firm  from 1998 to 2005 and was then appointed CEO with effect from 1 March 2009.
    • Mark's main areas of expertise include the managing and conducting of audits, company valuations, restructuring and due diligence investigations.  He also advises clients in regard to company acquisitions and disposals, as well as providing general consulting advice.
    • Mark has undertaken numerous valuations for business acquisitions, sales and mergers, estate duty purposes, capital gains tax matters and shareholder disputes.  Mark also manages audits in the family and owner-managed business area.

    Professional Affiliations

    • Mark is a member of the South African Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

    Education

    • Chartered Accountant (SA)
    • Bachelor of Accounting Science (Honours) Degree

    Community Involvement

    • Mark serves as a trustee to various community organisations.