Jordaan was previously the chief executive at FNB. He now heads up Montegray Capital, a private investment company, and lends a strategic hand to various businesses, including as chairman of Wines of South Africa and as director and shareholder of the listed data network RAIN.
This as the South African-born company made three new appointments to its board as it enters its next phase of growth and global expansion. Jordaan is joined by non-executive directors, technologist Willem van Biljon and finance expert Ryno Blignaut.

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Pieter de Villiers, Clickatell chief executive and founder, said these new appointments were a mix of technologists and financial services experts.
“Michael Jordaan has first-hand knowledge of the needs and challenges of mobile banking through his investment in the app-driven bank, Bank Zero,” de Villiers said.

The appointments come as Clickatell plans to build on a 30% year-on-year organic growth across its regions of global operations.

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“We see chat banking and chat commerce growing rapidly around the world. Our board’s collective global experience along with our leadership team’s on-the-ground emerging market success gives us an edge enjoyed by very few companies,” de Villiers said.

– African News Agency
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