DURBAN – Eris Property Group (Eris) has been appointed Barend de Loor new as their chief executive and he will assume his new role as of 1 September 2019.
De Loor has more than 30 years of experience in the property industry.
The new CEO succeeds the long-standing CEO of 15 years, Warren Schultze. Schultze will continue with Eris in an executive position with a focus on various strategic initiatives within the Group.
De Loor began his tenure with Eris in 1996, formerly serving as development director and deputy CEO of the Group. He currently also serves as director of numerous property investment and development companies in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Ghana and Mauritius, giving him valuable insight into the workings and nuances of the rapidly-changing African property landscape.
De Loor expressed his gratitude to be afforded the opportunity to take the reins from Schultze. "Warren has been an exemplary leader of our business, as Chief Executive for 15 of his 30-year career, and I thank him for his immense contribution. He’s built Eris into an exceptional business and is deeply invested in our people and systems," said de Loor.