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Western Cape Business 2018 edition

  • Text
  • Nedbank
  • Sectors
  • Growth
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Africa
  • Management
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
  • Opportunities
  • Energy
  • Development
  • Wesgro
  • Vodacom
  • Investment
  • Cape
  • Business
  • Tourism
  • Economic
  • Municipality
The 2018 edition of Western Cape Business is the 11th issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2005, has established itself as the premier business and investment guide for the Western Cape. In addition to the regular articles providing insight into each of the key economic sectors of the province, there are special features on the growth of tourism (spurred by an innovative programme designed to create more direct flights to Cape Town), medical technology as a growth sector and the pursuit of excellence that drives the Cape Winemakers Guild. The journal contains a message from Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, and contributions from significant business leaders from Accelerate Cape Town, the Cape Chamber of Commerce and the Western Cape Business Opportunities Forum. An interview with Tim Harris, Wesgro’s CEO, reveals some of the recipe for the province’s economic success. Updated information on the Western Cape is also available through our monthly e-newsletter, which you can subscribe to online at www.globalafricanetwork.com, in addition to our complementary business-to-business titles that cover all nine provinces as well as our flagship South African Business title.

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ADVERTORIAL See money differently with Whole-view Business Banking Gerrit Henning, Nedbank Regional Manager of Retail and Business Banking: Northern Suburbs, explains how Nedbank works with communities to deliver banking solutions. Henning has five years’ experience in the auditing and accounting profession and eight years’ experience with international companies. He has fulfilled various leadership roles in Nedbank, with 14 years as regional head of Business Banking. Henning is supported by two area offices, with 18 skilled business managers ready to take your business to the next level. Nedbank continues to build on its clientcentred strategy aimed at delivering distinctive experiences and channels of choice for businesses in the region. This has seen the bank simplify and enhance its product offering in line with its valuebanking philosophy based on simplicity, transparency and affordability. 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 Western Cape is a relationship-based model, with a business manager dedicated to your business as the key entry point into the bank. ‘We encourage you to see money differently with Whole-view Business Banking’ says Henning. What does this mean for you? It is an additional benefit of banking with Nedbank Business Banking and means that your business and your personal financial needs are managed in one place. ‘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 you and your staff, because we already know and understand your needs,’ says Henning. With this in mind, Nedbank has seamless offerings for you, your employees and your household. Nedbank provides several communities, including individual and business clients, with access to products and services through its Workplace Banking offering. To take your business to the next level please call the Business Banking team on +27 (0)21 928 2000 or visit www.nedbank.co.za.

ADVERTORIAL Using our money expertise to help clients Andre Fourie, Nedbank Regional Manager of Retail and Business Banking: Weskus and Swartland, explains how new brand values built on the bank’s expertise can benefit Nedbank clients. He also manages 14 retail branches across his region, providing clients with unique financial solutions. ‘It forms part of our purpose at Nedbank to use our financial expertise to do good for individuals, families, businesses and society,’ says Fourie. 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 to see money differently. Fourie’s team operates from regional offices in Breda Street in Paarl, as well as from representative offices in Vredendal, Vredenburg and Malmesbury. He 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. To take your business to the next level or to obtain more information about Nedbank’s specialised service offering call Andre Fourie on +27 (0)21 928 2000, send an email to AndreFou@nedbank.co.za or visit www.nedbank.co.za. Fourie has been with Nedbank for 20 years and has worked in a number of roles, including strategic sales, structured lending and credit.

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