Capital Legacy restructures


Capital Legacy, administrator of deceased estates in South Africa, has announced that its internal restructuring will form nine divisions, to better support its long-term growth plans.

“To ensure that we continue to WOW our Clients with quality service, we have restructured the Company operations into nine divisions. The nine business areas are Evolution, Finance, People, Technology, Insurance, Legal & Risk, Sales, Marketing and Fiduciary, each with its own responsible Executive reporting to the CEO. This will allow us to continue to grow and to deliver the WOW-factor,” said co-founder and CEO Alex Simeonides when he recently announced the changes.

Capital Legacy has strengthened its existing management force, primarily through internal promotion. Co-founder Eduann Vorster has been appointed as the Director of People (HR), Marketing and Legal & Risk, with Brandon Garbutt having taken up the role of MD and Co-founder CarlSonday recently being appointed as the Chief Information Officer (CIO).

This management force, which carries and drives the company’s vision, includes the following individuals:

Divisional Heads 

Ken Newport – Fiduciary Technical Advice and Trusts (National)

Lesley Coetzee – Broker Consultant Distribution (National)

Grant Fietze – Direct Consumer Marketing (National)


Chantele Malan – Fiduciary (Johannesburg)

Winnie Mahlangu – Fiduciary (Johannesburg)

Debby van Wyk – Fiduciary (Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal)

Ryan Thomas – Estate Consultants (National)

Cloe Gentz – Sales and Distribution (Johannesburg)

Yolanda Botha – Sales and Distribution (Johannesburg)

Justin Pakes – Sales and Distribution (Western Cape)

Nicholas Stead – Sales and Distribution (KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape)

Rupert Fourie – Sales and Distribution (Outlying Areas)

Sheri Meyer – Booking Agents (National)

Danyella Spies – Marketing and How2Wow (National)

Nicola Beukes – Admin and Operations (National)

Craig Techow – Tech and Systems Development (National)

Kendra Scheepers – People (HR) (National)

Natasha Thysse – Customer Care (National)

Walter Mogane – Finance (National)