Alexforbes appoints Deputy Chief Investment Officers
Lebo Thubisi, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Ann Leepile, CEO and Senzo Langa, Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Alexforbes Investments
Johannesburg, 20 February 2023 – Employee benefits firm, Alexforbes, has promoted from within to enhance the structure of its investment team to support the company’s future growth areas.
Recognising Alexforbes’ commitment to career progression within the business, Senzo Langa and Lebo Thubisi have been promoted to newly established roles of Deputy Chief Investment Officer. They will be responsible for traditional and alternative assets respectively, reporting directly to Alexforbes Chief Investment Officer, Gyongyi King.
Both Langa and Thubisi have spent over 10 years within the investments business in senior roles, heading up Portfolio Management and Manager Research respectively. Langa holds a Masters in Finance from the University of the Witwaterstrand and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), while Thubisi holds a Bachelor of Business Science, Finance and Economics (Hons) from the University of Cape Town.
“We believe the appointment of Senzo and Lebo will help us continue delivering compelling investment solutions to our clients, and better support the ambitions set out by Alexforbes. This includes building on our capability set in the traditional investment space, reinforcing our presence in alternative asset classes, growing to one of the largest retail businesses in South Africa, and continuing to lead in the adoption of responsible investing principles,” said Ann Leepile, CEO of Alexforbes Investments.
In addition to strengthening its capability by promoting people from within its business, Alexforbes will be bringing in new skills to reinforce its expertise. The company is set to create new senior appointments within its investments business to oversee core focus areas, namely Retail Investment Solutions and Responsible Investing initiatives, reporting directly to King.
“We are on an exciting journey to build a future that delivers growth, inclusivity and sustainability. These enhancements place us in a powerful position to amplify our impact on people’s lives and to meet the high expectations that clients place on us to do so. We are positive that with these changes we will continue to remain the leading multi-manager and solutions investments team in the industry, and we wish both Senzo and Lebo success in their new roles.”