Appointed September 2010
Committees: Social and Ethics, Investment
Terence joined Ecsponent Limited as CEO in September 2010 at the request of the group’s majority shareholder at the time. He served as COO from 1 December 2015 but was reinstated as CEO from 1 October 2016. Under his leadership, the group has achieved triple-digit growth for six consecutive years in its key performance areas.
Terence has held various senior and board-level positions in diverse, cross-cultural environments. Prior to Ecsponent, he worked for prominent organisations such as Mercedes-Benz SA, AFGRI, Imperial and McCarthy. He has led teams at various JSE-listed companies, where he implemented turnaround strategies which involved a wide range of corporate actions. As an entrepreneur was responsible for the development in South Africa of the Citroen and SsangYong organisations.
As CEO, he pours his expertise and strategic ability into driving the development and implementation of Ecsponent’s long-term strategy, which has resulted in the group evolving from a venture capital company, to an African Financial Services group with a footprint across sub-Sahara Africa.
Terence is a member of the Social and Ethics committee.