Paul attained a Bachelor of Commerce in 1989, completing his accounting articles with Fisher Hoffman Sithole, and graduated with an MBA from Wits in 1996. Paul was one of the founders and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of NetActive Limited, a leading ISP that listed in April 1999. He went on to lead Corporate & Business Development at Call Centre Nucleus Holdings Ltd. (CCN) While at CCN, he founded the first national Call Centre Industry Body (SACCCOM – the South African Contact Centre Community), in order to unite the local South African outsource contact centre industry players & re-position South Africa in the international arena). He was elected as its first CEO. He also held executive positions on the City of JHB Contact Centre Forum & the DTI’s BEE Working Group. In 2008 he re joined the NetFlorist division (of the holding company established by him and 3 partners in 1996), the largest online flower and gifting business in South Africa, to head up Business Development. In 2010, Paul took up the position of CEO of ORT JET and is currently very involved in the daily functions as well as steering the organization on a strategic level. Paul has initiated and continues to participate in various community development initiatives in both the Jewish and broader South African communities.
Steering Committee | Johannesburg