The group has, in some form or the other, been realigning its portfolio since the early 1990s.
Any business investment proposal needs to be evaluated within the context of the growth potential of the business as well as its profitability.
The new economy businesses are slated to grow at a strong pace but you have to be very selective.
I have been in this business for 35 years and throughout my working career, the finance department has been deeply involved with all aspects of the business.
What has really changed drastically in the last ten years is the scale and the complexity of doing business, particularly the financial aspects.
We need a lot of well trained, qualified people with a high degree of expertise.