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Eastern Cape Business 2020 edition

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  • Eastern
  • Cape
  • Mohair
  • Mandela
  • Nelson
  • Nedbank
  • Banking
  • Economic
  • African
  • Province
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The 2020 edition of Eastern Cape Business is the 13th edition of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2006, has established itself as the premier business and investment guide for the Eastern Cape. The Eastern Cape’s investment and business opportunities are highlighted in this publication. One of the province’s unique economic assets, the mohair industry, is highlighted in a special feature while the occasion of the 10th birthday of the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium is celebrated in an article on tourism and events. Overviews are provided on the key economic sectors of the province, including the increasingly important Special Economic Zones and energy, where the Eastern Cape is leading the nation in attracting investment in wind power. The major business chambers in the province have made contributions to the journal.

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ADVERTORIAL see money differently SEE MONEY DIFFERENTLY WITH BIGGER-PICTURE BUSINESS BANKING Sandy Pelser, Nedbank’s Regional Manager of Retail and Business Banking for East London and Surrounds, explains how Nedbank works with communities to deliver banking solutions. Nedbank continues to build on its client-centred strategy aimed at delivering distinctive experiences for businesses in the region. Innovation and technological advancements, as well as training and development of staff, have been key pillars in achieving the bank’s objectives. At the core of Nedbank’s offering in the Eastern Cape is a relationship-based model, with a business manager dedicated to your business as the key entry point into the bank. Having worked for the bank for 34 years in various leadership roles, Pelser received the Regional Business Woman of the Year award in the Corporate Category in 2018, in recognition of her contribution to commerce in the Eastern Cape. Operating from offices in Cedar Square, Pelser is supported by six skilled business managers ready to take your business to the next level. Pelser says the bank encourages its clients to see money differently with the biggerpicture approach that Business Banking offers. ‘This is an additional benefit of banking with Nedbank Business Banking ‘… an additional benefit of banking with Nedbank Business Banking means that your business and your personal financial needs are managed in one place through its Workplace Banking offering. ’ means that your business and your personal financial needs are managed in one place through its Workplace Banking offering. Because business owners and their businesses are very often financially dependent on each other, our client service teams now also offer individual banking solutions to them and their staff, because we already know and understand their needs,’ she says. To take your business to the next level or for more information about Nedbank’s specialised service offering, call Sandy Pelser on +27 (0)83 628 9897, send an email to SandyP@nedbank.co.za or visit www.nedbank.co.za/business.

ADVERTORIAL see money differently USING OUR MONEY EXPERTISE TO HELP CLIENTS Sylvester Funani, Nedbank’s Regional Manager of Retail and Business Banking in Mthatha, explains how new brand values built on the bank’s expertise can benefit Nedbank clients. Well-known music personality Funani has been with Nedbank for 15 years and has worked in several roles. Operating from offices at Nedbank Mthatha Plaza Branch, Funani says the team is ready to assist clients with professional advice, industry-specific solutions and a comprehensive range of financial products and services. His team is also supported by skilled agricultural specialists, who provide specialised advisory services to clients. Nedbank’s goal to have all service offerings and business and consumer products managed under one regional structure makes it easier to deliver on its new brand proposition of helping its clients see money differently. ‘We look forward to continuing our relationships with our valued existing clients, and to offering our value proposition to new clients as well. At the core of our offering in Business Banking is a relationshipbased model, with a business manager dedicated to your business as your key entry point to the bank,’ says Funani. ‘ At the core of our offering in Business Banking is a relationship-based model, with a business manager dedicated to your business as your key entry point to the bank. ’ ‘It forms part of our purpose at Nedbank to use our financial expertise to do good for individuals, families, businesses and society,’ he says. To take your business to the next level or for more information about Nedbank’s specialised service offering, call Sylvester Funani on +27 (0)83 569 2326, send an email to SylvesterF@nedbank.co.za or visit www.nedbank.co.za/business.

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