Arend Brink


Job Title: ICT Executive

Company: Crown Food Group


Arend Brink was appointed as information and communication technologies executive at Grown Food Group in 2022. Prior to joining Crown Group, Arend was the head of IT at Hungry Lion. He has a broad range of experience that has seen him work as an IT manager at Southern Cross Marketing and Management, network operations manager at GraphicMail and IS team leader at Philip Morris amongst many other positions. Arend is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and he has a NQF7 Financial Management diploma from Stellenbosch University.

2022 - Present Information and Communication Technologies Executive, Crown Food Group
2019 - 2022      Head of IT, Hungry Lion

2017 - 2019       IT Manager, Southern Cross Marketing and Management
2015 - 2017       Systems Operations Manager, WiGroup
2014 - 2014       Network Operations Manager, GraphicMail
2009 - 2014      Group Manager: IS, Farmsecure Holdings Ltd
2007 - 2009      IS Team Leader, Philip Morris SA
2004 - 2006      IS Technical Analyst, Philip Morris SA
2001 - 2004       System Administrator, SunSpace and Information Systems
1999 - 2000       Warehouse Supervisor, Turners Warehousing

2014 - 2014          COBIT 5 Foundation, Torque-IT
2012 - 2012          Financial Management (NQF 7), Stellenbosch University
2009 - 2009          Project Management, Durban Institute of Technology
1999 - 2000          Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer NT4, Self study

About Hungry Lion: Hungry Lion is a fast food franchise serving fried chicken in seven countries across southern Africa.

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