Marcel A. Snyman, Controller, joined Graham Holdings Company (then The Washington Post Company) in July 2008 as director of accounting policy. Previously, Snyman, a certified public accountant and chartered accountant, spent 12 years in the assurance services of Big 4 accounting firms auditing manufacturing, automotive, mining, telecom and venture capital-backed companies. Snyman began his career with KPMG South Africa in 1997, before moving to the United States in 2003, where he most recently worked for Deloitte & Touche LLP as a senior manager in McLean, VA.
Snyman graduated from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) in 1996, cum laude, with a BA specializing in accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and Financial Executives International (FEI), where he serves as an alternate on the Committee on Corporate Reporting (CCR).