A new franchisee, Ian is a qualified chartered accountant with extensive experience in both financial and general management. He completed his articles with PWC in KZN and London.
Ian spent many years in corporate, including almost 20 years with Multichoice Africa. He held a CFO position in the early years and thereafter was CEO for sub-Saharan Africa managing over 40 operations on the continent through a combination of joint ventures, franchises and agents.
Ian has worked in a wide range of sectors including mining, television media, logistics, tourism, retail, hospitality (accommodation, restaurants and pubs), property development and commercial property management. He also spent 5 years consulting businesses on a range of topics.
Ian has also owned and sold a number SMEâs over the years. A compelling sales proposition for potential buyers supported by a factual and relevant sales data pack was key to selling the businesses within an acceptable time frame and at the right price.
Ianâs strengths include chartered accountant level of financial knowledge and experience, solid legal understanding, a thorough understanding, through work experience, of the opportunities and challenges faced by business of all sizes and covering many sectors.
Selling a business? Let me value your business, package it for sale and then market and sell it for you.
Buying a business? Let me assist you in specifying your requirements in terms of the sector, location, size of business required, investment amount available and returns sought. I will then find the business for you and assist with the negotiations.