Mr Jon Hillary has been appointed as full-time Executive Deputy Chairman of Torre Industries with effect from 1 July 2017 to work with the existing executive team to build the Group, with a specific focus on strategic growth initiatives.
The company said in statement that Jon Hillary (BCompt Hons, CA(SA), AMP Harvard) has been a group executive committee (exco) member and head of the Investments &BConcessions cluster of Group Five since 2004.
Jon possesses a broad range of skills and has significant local and international experience in various leadership and management roles.
Consequently, Mr Charles Pettit will step down as Executive Deputy Chairman on 30 June 2017 but will remain on the Board as a non-executive director and will continue to provide advisory services to the Group.
The Board welcomes Jon and looks forward to the impact that he will have on the next phase of the Group’s development.