Gregory M. Sarjoo – Chief Executive Officer
Gregory is a hard-working, creative, committed and Seasoned Executive, focused on building businesses that change people’s lives. From Concept-to-Corporatization, fixing your balance sheet (Financial Services), supporting your operations (Professional Services) and growing your market share (Business Development Services).
A “Black Industrialist” at heart, with a Pan-African vision. He has been instrumental in the re-design of the PBS Group from a family-owned business into a family-owned Corporate Entity. His strategic direction and management of the Group’s diverse business operations – in the recent past – culminated in the establishment of five (5) sub-holding companies; PBS Foods, PBS PropHold, PBS Technologies, PBS Capital and CMC.
Gregory is also a founding member of The Niche Alliance, which is an affiliation of independently-owned Financial, Professional and Business Development Services Companies. The Niche Alliance has developed itself into a credible business model, with owner-driven partner companies, committed to shared Clients, ensuring a superior Client Experience.
Gregory’s leadership skills, proven entrepreneurial competencies, diverse experience, ability to design, and successfully execute strategy have prompted his appointment as Director onto various company Boards. His input has contributed to increased, sustained shareholder value. It is worthy to note that ALL business opportunities to date, have been organically grown and self-funded.
He has extensive experience in nationalizing and centralizing business operations having established company structures across South Africa, and has been influential in the development of a Pan African strategy resulting in secured investments outside South African borders. Gregory has been the author/initiator of the 5 OE (Operational Efficiencies) Management Model employed within the PBS Group of Companies, and at The Niche Alliance Partner Companies.
Gregory also sits on various advisory committees, one of which is responsible for the administration of cash assets just under R2 Billion (ZAR).
He has acquired several Diplomas and Certificates in Business Management and has an extensive CPD track record, he has also successfully completed the First Level Regulatory Examination: Representative and is a registered Key Individual. Gregory has two remaining subjects to complete his MBA – Finance.
Gregory is a family man, an aspiring golfer and grabs any opportunity to go on an adventure.
Nelson Naidoo – Chief Operations Officer
Nelson has a solid understanding of financial and professional services with specialist knowledge in: –
- Financial Management
- Company analysis
- Tax planning
- Risk Management, and
- Business Development
Nelson has completed the First Level Regulatory Examination: Representative and is currently aspiring towards Key Individual accreditation.
His vast business knowledge in strategy and operations has afforded him a significant understanding of the commercial and holistic operational functionality of SMME’s as well as larger corporate entities