Riaan Basson joins us as the CEO of PayProp Holdings. Based in London, he will be responsible for PayProp's worldwide operations. Riaan is a Foundation Scholar of Queens' College in Cambridge where he received an LL.M. in 1993. He went on to practise law in Cape Town, Amsterdam and London, whereafter he joined MWEB as its business development director, and later served as the MD of the Korbitec, Property24 and Korbicom group of companies from 2005 to 2015. Riaan helped build market-leading businesses in Africa, the UK, Canada, the USA, Russia and the Philippines. He is married to Susan with three children (Margot, 19, Adriaan, 17 and Madeleine, 15). "Take a moment to think about the journey - the idea traversing our business from the moment Johannes and Jaco framed it for the first time to what we do with payments today," says Riaan. "We will be defined by the ways in which we collaborate, communicate, help each other, rely on each other, and respect and trust each other. I look forward to making a small contribution to how we continue to make that journey more and more effective, in a sustainable and profitable way."

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