Jaco Maritz | eCommerce Africa
Global GM,
Wealth Migrate

Jaco started his business career with Nedbank in 1990. He gained valuable knowledge in finance industry where he held positions in Treasury and later in the branch banking division. Jaco also studied towards a diploma in Banking. This part of his career lasted for 3 years. During this period also worked in the evenings and during weekends at a restaurant chain called Diggers Grill, and was offered a position as Manager. He started his career in the hospitality industry and progressed rapidly through

the ranks to represent the group at Area Manager level within a year. In 1995 he was approached by the House of Coffees franchise to manage their franchise stores in Gauteng and eventually was promoted to an Area Management position in Cape Town. During his time in the hospitality industry he gained valuable knowledge and experience in Management, Financial Management, HR, Planning, IT, Project Management and Stock Control. Jaco also qualified in IT, which supported the previously mentioned skills to a large extent.

Jaco was approached in 2000 by RBA Developments to head up their Marketing Division in Cape Town. This however changed in 2001 when the Cape Town offices were bought out and converted to the now well-known MSP Developments. Jaco formed an integral part of the MSP team. He held several positions in the company namely Sales Manager, Marketing and Sales Manager and General Manager. Jaco formed the cornerstone of systems and procedures implementation, and was highly influential in streamlining the property process. Jaco is well versed in all aspects of property development with a specialty in Marketing, Sales, Business Processes, IT Systems, Project Planning and General Management and was awarded Manager of the Year for the last two consecutive years. Jaco’s passion and knowledge in the affordable housing market is unrivaled and gave him the opportunity to pursue his own business opportunities in 2013.

In February 2013 Jaco travelled to the USA with IPS Invest and realised the unprecedented opportunities. He then joined the IPS team and was appointed as CEO, taking the company from strength to strength. In late 2013, Jaco also joined Wealth Migrate as the COO to run the business and head up current development projects. Both companies form part of the Global Wealth Group. 

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