Our team of professionals
Group Chief Executive Officer
Steven is registered as a chartered accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). He has two decades of financial services experience, having spent 18 years working for Investec in South Africa and the UK. Previously, he served as Global Head of Private Banking and Joint Chief Executive Officer of Investec Bank plc. He played a major role in a private consortium that acquired the Cash Connect business in 2013 and was subsequently appointed as the CEO. In 2018, Steven was instrumental in developing an alternative business financing solution, enabling business funding to SMEs in just 24hrs, Capital Connect. Following acquisitions in the beginning of 2020, the Connect Group was formed and now has two new divisions namely Kazang Connect and Card Connect. Steven currently fulfils the role of the Group CEO of the Connect Group of companies.
Mark has an M.B.A. Marketing, from Oxford - Brookes University in the U.K, and an impressive 30 years of operations and logistics experience behind him, which includes working for SAB - and many years of consulting within the logistics, sales and marketing sectors. He has been with the company since 2009, earning him in-house awards of recognition for exceptional commitment and outstanding performance.
Chief Financial Ofﬁcer
Neil holds a B Com Accounting and an Honours degree in Taxation from the University of the Witwatersrand. He is a Chartered Accountant (CA(SA)) as well also being a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He has worked both locally and internationally fulfilling a number of roles and positions across a range of industries spanning from investment banking to technology and education.
General Manager (GM): Information Technology
Revasan earned his Diploma in Advanced Computer programming at Birnam Business College in 2001 and is currently completing a BCom – Informatics degree. With a number of years within the banking arena, during his time at FNB, Revasan was instrumental in the development of an award winning web-based reporting platform for the banking industry. His expertise forms a vital part of Cash Connect's service offering backbone.
Banking Services Manager
Viveshinee has worked her way through the ranks obtaining MAP program at the University of the Witwatersrand, and has completed her B Com, Financial Management at Unisa. With over 20 years' experience working in the cash and logistics industry, Viveshnee brings value-based management skills to the table, which encompass logistics, operations, HR, IR, supply and chain management.
General Manager (GM): Sales and Services
Lauren comes from a background in the luxury goods industry spanning over 10 years. Her experience includes the management of Jewelers Network, a B2B trade publication and prior to joining Cash Connect, she took the sales and brand positioning of Citizen Watches South Africa to new heights in her role as Brand Manager. Lauren’s management style, entrepreneurial spirit and passion are the driving forces that have lead her sales teams to their success.
General Manager (GM): Development and Manufacturing
With experience in the cash handling, management and movement industry spanning some 18 years, Pierre helped pioneer the electronic cash management systems industry in South Africa. Pierre was the co-founder and MD of Deposit Manager (Pty) Ltd, a Cash Connect subsidiary which was acquired in 2010 by Cash Connect to provide Cash Connect with a specialised, in-house cash management solutions development and manufacturing capability.
General Manager (GM): Marketing
Sumay obtained her Hons. BCom Marketing Management (RAU)(Cum Laude) in 2000 and her specialities include classical marketing, project management and operational implementation. She has broad experience in mainstream marketing in South Africa and Southern Africa. Prior to joining the Cash Connect team, she served as Head of Marketing at Sage Pastel Payroll & HR for 9 years.