Adrian Saville

Chief Executive

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BA (Hons) (cum laude), MCom (cum laude), PhD (Economics)

Adrian Saville

Chief Executive

BA (Hons) (cum laude), MCom (cum laude), PhD (Economics)

adrian@cannonassets.co.za

Adrian has been involved in the investment industry since 1994 and has extensive asset management experience across all major asset classes and jurisdictions. He founded Cannon Asset Managers in 1998 as an independent investment house. In addition to his role as Chief Executive of the company, Adrian consults widely both to government and the corporate world, and he has served as a Professor of Economics, Finance and Strategy at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) since 2003.

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Samantha Steyn

Chief Investment Officer

BCom (Hons) (Investment Management)

Samantha Steyn

Chief Investment Officer

BCom (Hons) (Investment Management)

samanthap@cannonassets.co.za

Samantha joined Cannon Asset Managers in August 2013 after previously serving at Atlantic Asset Management as a fixed income analyst, where her responsibilities included macro research, fixed income research and fund analysis. Samantha now performs the role of portfolio manager and is responsible for selected portfolios, with a focus on small and mid-cap securities. Samantha is also currently studying to become a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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Tlotliso Phakisi

Investment Analyst

BSc (Property Studies)

Tlotliso Phakisi

Investment Analyst

BSc (Property Studies)

tlotlisop@cannonassets.co.za

Tlotliso launched his financial services career at investment management firm Sesfikile Capital, before moving to the Emira Property Fund in 2015 where he performed financial statement analysis, research into specific opportunities and operational reporting. He joined the Cannon Asset Managers team in June 2016 and is responsible for conducting both local and global market research and company analysis. Tlotliso is also currently studying to become a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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Silindile Ngubo

Fund Accountant

BCom (Marketing and Management)

Silindile Ngubo

Fund Accountant

BCom (Marketing and Management)

silindilen@cannonassets.co.za

Silindile began her career in the banking industry, working for FNB Private Clients as a technical assistant to a wealth manager, where she provided marketing support and client information. She joined Cannon Asset Managers as a Client Accounting Officer in June 2010, responsible for institutional client accounting and reporting, and now serves as the Head of Funds and Administration.

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Yanga Nozibele

Investment Associate

BCom (Economics and Econometrics)

Yanga Nozibele

Investment Associate

BCom (Economics and Econometrics)

yangan@cannonassets.co.za

Yanga started her career as an intern at Alexander Forbes before moving to Standard Bank as a financial planner, where she offered financial advice across a range of product categories. She then joined Bidvest Bank’s transactional banking division, gaining extensive knowledge in banking and investments, before finally joining Cannon Asset Managers as an investment associate in October 2018. Yanga is responsible for portfolio construction, building investment collateral and portfolio trading.

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Hervè Kasongo

Portfolio Manager & Analyst

BCom (Accounting)

Hervè Kasongo

Portfolio Manager & Analyst

BCom (Accounting)

hervek@cannonassets.co.za

Hervè began his career as a banker at Investec, before joining the wealth and investment division in 2014 where he worked first in portfolio sales, investment support and then as equity trader. He then assumed the role of stockbroker and investment manager, responsible for performing stock analyses, assessing clients’ investment objectives and recommending appropriate stocks & portfolios (local and offshore). Hervè joined Cannon Asset Managers in October 2018, and is currently studying to become a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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Jessica White

Brand and Communications Consultant

MA (English Literature)

Jessica White

Brand and Communications Consultant

MA (English Literature)

jessicaw@cannonassets.co.za

Jessica is a seasoned communications specialist, wordsmith, digital strategist and content marketer. After completing her Master's degree in English Literature she embarked on a career in brand and communications management, working for various financial planning and asset management groups before joining Cannon Asset Managers in June 2018.

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Directors

Adrian Saville

Chief Executive

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BA (Hons) (cum laude), MCom (cum laude), PhD (Economics)

Adrian Saville

Chief Executive

BA (Hons) (cum laude), MCom (cum laude), PhD (Economics)

adrian@cannonassets.co.za

Adrian has been involved in the investment industry since 1994 and has extensive asset management experience across all major asset classes and jurisdictions. He founded Cannon Asset Managers in 1998 as an independent investment house. In addition to his role as Chief Executive of the company, Adrian consults widely both to government and the corporate world, and he has served as a Professor of Economics, Finance and Strategy at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) since 2003.

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Japie van Niekerk

Managing Director

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MBA (Finance and Marketing)

Japie van Niekerk

Managing Director

MBA (Finance and Marketing)

Japie has over twenty years of business experience spanning the logistics, consumer goods, property and financial services industries, and has served as the CEO of Bidvest Financial Services and Managing Director of Bidvest Bank since October 2013. Prior to this he held numerous other business leadership positions including CEO of Old Mutual Bank, Managing Director of Endless Rewards South Africa, and Director of Pam Golding Properties.

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Thinus Liebenberg

Finance Director

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BCompt (Hons) (Accounting), CA (SA)

Thinus Liebenberg

Finance Director

BCompt (Hons) (Accounting), CA (SA)

Thinus is a chartered accountant with more than twenty five years' experience in the banking industry. Before joining the Bidvest Group he served in various leadership positions within the Absa group, including acting as Chief Financial Officer of Absa's Corporate and Business Bank, and the Business Markets' Retail and Business Banking segment. Thinus has been the Financial Director of Bidvest Financial Services and Bidvest Bank since December 2012.

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