DURBAN – Rothschild & Co has announced that Martin Kingston, chief executive of Rothschild & Co in South Africa, will assume the role of executive chairperson, with effect from 1 April 2019.
Paul Bondi and Giles Douglas will assume the role of co-heads of South Africa and will support Martin in managing the business and client relationships.
Paul and Giles each have over 20 years of investment banking experience and have been with the business for 13 and five years respectively.
Trevor Manuel, a former Finance Minister of South Africa, and current chairperson of Old Mutual will return to his position as non-executive deputy chairperson of the board of Rothschild in South Africa whilst also continuing in his role as senior advisor to the group.
Other Non-Executive Directors include: