Prescient Management Company (RF) (Pty) Ltd (PManco) has appointed Kim Gibb as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective November 2023. She will be replacing outgoing CEO Meyer Coetzee who has taken on a new strategic role within the wider Prescient group.
PManco is an approved collective investment scheme manager and together with Prescient Fund Services (Pty) Ltd (PFS) collectively provide fund administration and platform services to institutional fund managers.
Kim has a strong compliance and regulatory background and brings with her thirteen years of experience within the financial services sector. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant who started her career as an auditor in financial services, before being appointed as a senior manager at KPMG specialising in collective investment schemes and ultimately Chief Operations Officer (COO) at Catalyst Fund Managers.
Gibb says: “Prescient is a well-recognised business with a proven track record in both local and international markets and I am very excited to be able to take up this exciting new role.”
This appointment continues a proud history of internal promotion within the group.
Craig Mockford, PFS CEO, says: “Our business has a strong track record of building talent from within to ensure succession within our leadership teams. Part of the reason for this success has been in identifying and partnering with talent who share our values and are able to build meaningful careers with us.”
Kim’s appointment comes at an exciting time for the Prescient which is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary. This move is part of a strategic alignment to build on its succession planning and increase diversity within its leadership team.