Freedom Property Fund completes appointment of directors

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Freedom Property Fund finalises appointment of directors Steven Maritz (Chief Executive Officer), Hugo Amos Lambrechts (Non-Executive Director), Dominique Nel (Executive Director and Alternate Financial Director) and Nicolaas Johannes Retief (Independent Non-Executive Director) following completion of background and qualification checks.


Mr. Maritz has a B.Com degree in Marketing and Economics from the University of Pretoria. He has almost 30 years’ experience in Financial Markets and the JSE, during which time he has been involved in many deals that have created significant value for shareholders. He was previously co-owner of Ryan Anderson and Co, a stock broking firm registered with the JSE, where he served as a Dealmaker and Managing Director for six years.

Mr. Lambrechts has 30 years of wide-ranging experience as a property developer and has, in aggregate, developed more than 2 500 residential units. Amoungst others he was the driving force behind the development of the Wegevonden Estate, a residential estate boasting 1 250 units. Mr. Lambrechts is involved in numerous companies focussed on commercial and residential property development.

Miss .Nel is a recently qualified Chartered accountant who has wide experience coming from a “big four” firm in dealing with a variety of companies in many industries. Miss Nel has international experience after having served a secondment with a “big four” firm in the United States of America and brings this wealth of experience to Freedom. She has been in the employ of Freedom since May 2015 and has been promoted into this position.

Mr. Retief has a BCom Hons degree in Financial Analysis & Portfolio Management from the University of Cape Town and qualified as a Chartered Financial Analyst in 2012. He has worked for a hedge fund in Cape Town. Mr. Retief has also participated in the Property Development Programme at UCT’s Graduate School of Business and has worked as a property broker sourcing retail centres for a listed fund. He is now based in Cape Town where he works as a financial consultant and private investor

It is envisaged that Boetie Moses Molefi, Franky Pretorius, Sean Barry Rule and William Henry Rule will step down in due course partly due to the normal process of rotation and due to certain members wanting to pursue their own interests or to take up alternative roles within the company. 

Last modified on Friday, 15 January 2016 14:21

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