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Michael Sassoon
Chief Executive Officer of Sasfin Holdings Limited

BCompt (UNISA), MBA (University of Rochester)(USA)

Michael has assumed responsibility for many areas of the Group, including having led and grown both Sasfin Wealth and Sasfin Capital. He has also been involved in many areas of the banking operations and was appointed an Executive Director of Sasfin Bank and Sasfin Holdings in 2013.

Michael was appointed as an Executive Director of Sasfin Bank in 2015, and has been a member of the Sasfin board since 2013. 

 

Roland Sassoon
Chief Executive Officer Sasfin Bank

Joined the Group and appointed to Exco in 1979.

Prior to joining Sasfin, Roland had 10 years of experience in factoring, leasing, export shipping and confirming. Roland is responsible for all divisions in the Group (except treasury) including compliance and internal audit.

Linda Fröhlich
Head of Business Banking

Diploma in Financial Management (Damelin)

Joined the Group in 2002, appointed to Exco in 2003.

Linda is responsible for all business banking activities encompassing equipment rental finance and business finance.

Howard Brown
Head of Legal and Compliance, Group Company Secretary

BA (Wits), LLB (Wits), Hdip Corporate Law (UNISA)

Joined the Group in 2006, appointed to Exco in 2006.

Howard is the Group Secretary and an admitted attorney. He is responsible for all legal and compliance functions within the Group and for communication with the various regulators of the Group.

Glen Christopulo
Chief Operating Officer

CA(SA), CIMA, CFA, Advanced Taxation Certificate (Unisa).

 

Joined the group and was appointed to Exco in Jul 2015.

Rodger Dunn
Head of Transactional Banking

MBA (Netherlands), MBA (Columbia New York), FIBSA

Joined the Group and appointed to Exco in 2014.

Rodger is responsible for Transactional Banking (including Treasury) for Sasfin Bank Limited

David Edwards
Head of Sasfin Capital

BCom (Port Elizabeth), MBL (UNISA)

Joined the Group in 2012, appointed to Exco in 2012.

 

Neil Eppel
Head of Private Equity

BCom (Honours) (Wits), CA(SA)

Joined the Group in 2009, appointed to Exco in 2011.

Neil is responsible for the Private equity and Capital business units in the Group

Naseema Fakir
Head of Human Resources

BCom (Honours) (UNISA), MBL (UNISA)

Joined the Group in 2001, appointed to Exco in 2006.

Naseema is responsible for Group Human Resources matters including remuneration, policies, procedures and practices.

Maston Lane
Chief Risk Officer

National Certificate (United Institute of Credit Management)

Joined the Group in 2000, appointed to Exco in 2003.

Maston is responsible for credit management, risk management, information technology, human resources and facilities management for the Group.

Dhesegan Govender
Group Treasurer

BAcct (Hons) (Natal), CA(SA)

Joined the Group in 2012 and appointed to Exco in 2016

Gary Patterson
Managing Director, Sasfin Asia

CAIB (SA), ACIS (SA) and EDP (SU) 

Joined the Group in 2006, appointed to Exco in 2007.

Gary is the Head of the Group’s Hong Kong Office and Sasfin Asia Limited.

Andrew Josh Souchon
Chief Information Officer

BEng Honours (Imperial College, University of London, UK)

Joined the Group 2016, appointed to Exco in 2016.

Josh is responsible for all Information Technology at Sasfin.

 

 

Zeenath Patel
Head of Risk

BCom (Management) (cum laude) (UNISA)

Joined the Group in 2001, appointed to Exco in 2014.

Zeenath is responsible for risk management across the Group.

Magda Oosthuysen
Head: Credit

BCom (Hons) (University of Johannesburg), CA(SA), HDip Tax Law (Wits)

Joined the Group and appointed to Exco in 2017.

Roberto Rebuzzi
Head: Sasfin Forex

MBA (Oxford Brookes UK)

Joined the Group and appointed to Exco in 2016.

Francois Otto
Acting Financial Director

CA(SA), CFA, JSE

Joined the Group and appointed to Exco in 2015