Born and bred in Pretoria. George worked for Nimrod (marketing “military hardware”) for 12 years. He joined a large life insurance company and spent 22 years working himself through the ranks from a financial planner to different management roles.
He became involved with developing learning paths, learning material – including legislation requirements, for management in the sales environment. These developments were benchmark, with the help of LIMRA, with other international life companies.
The last 8 years, George has been part of Growth in Motion. He was part of the establishment of an outcome based sales team/external sales force for one of the big banks, His other projects included work for the BankSeta , FAIS Regulatory Exam for the LearnCafe and various other companies developing their sales people.
For fun he competes in motorsport events (rallying) for 10 years and is a life member of SA Motorsport. He lived in the Cape for 15 years and a proud grandfather of 3 grandsons. And yes, still a Bulls supporter.