Armond Boshoff has been appointed as chief executive officer (CEO) of Atterbury Southern Africa after serving 15 months as deputy CEO and before that as head of corporate finance and treasury at Atterbury Europe. Former CEO, Louis van der Watt, will become group CEO. Both appointments are effective from 2019.

In this manner Atterbury, one of the leading South African real estate developers and investors, has taken the next step in its leadership succession plan by restructuring and realigning its executive management.

Key responsibilities

Louis will retain a key strategic role in growing Atterbury’s property asset base in Southern Africa and Europe. Commenting on the leadership changes, Louis says: “We are thrilled to appoint Armond as CEO. His expertise, business experience and knowledge of Atterbury are invaluable to its future.”

“As Atterbury celebrates its 25th year, we are in a confident position for the future with a strong leadership structure that has been carefully designed to create continuity of management and corporate culture for the future,” Louis adds. “Our new leadership ensures that Atterbury will remain relevant, successful and sustainable for the next 25 years.”

Armond goes on to say that as co-founder of Atterbury, Louis is integral to their leadership and they will continue to benefit from his vision, vast property experience, deal-making acumen and business development skills.

Beyond South Africa’s borders, Atterbury works with like-minded partners in Europe, Namibia and Mauritius to unlock property investment value with its development and asset management skills.

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