Finteq appoint new independent non-executive director

Finteq is proud to announce that a known industry expert, with 20 years payments and banking experience, has been appointed to their board as an independent non-executive director.

Brad Gillis currently heads Payments & Collections at a major multinational bank (focussed on Africa). His experience includes a deep involvement with industry organisations, associations and regulators both in South Africa as well as across SADC, and the rest of Africa. He is a seasoned speaker at conferences and events and has authored research articles on payments and transactional banking in South Africa, SADC as well as for other African markets.

In his new position at Finteq, some of his duties will include:

  • Using his In-depth knowledge of payments in Africa, to advise the board on direction in Africa and future payment and aligning Finteq products to best capitalise on these.
  • Involvement in setting Finteq’s direction, strategy and focus.
  • Using his banking knowledge, specifically what banks need, to better align Finteq to meet all of its customer requirements.
  • Using his banking knowledge to help Finteq align with banking best practise.

A family man, Brad and his wife have two children but he still finds time to run, cycle, read and attend theatrical productions.  Not only does he enjoy his recreational sports, but he has already completed two marathons and conquered Kilimanjaro.

Finteq Managing Director, Andy Theron says “We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with Brad.  His knowledge and experience, coupled with that of our existing board will surely catapult the company to even greater heights than ever before.”