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Rad Jankovic

4th May 2018

     

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Full Name: Rad Jankovic

Position: CEO of Otel

Main Activity of the Company: information and communication technology solutions and services

Date and Place of Birth: February 15, 1976, Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Education: BCom (business management)

First Job: MD and owner of Paragon Cellular, a mobile store in Faerie Glen, Pretoria

Career History Prior to Current Position: MD of Paragon Cellular, CEO of MCD Group

Size of First Pay Packet: About R15 000 a month

First Job with Present Group: CEO (after acquisition of the company)

Value of Assets under Your Control: R100-million

Number of People under Your Leadership: 60

Management Style: Involved, consultative, team-orientated and collaborative; I am also firm but always strive to be fair and consistent

Personal Best Achievement: Graduating with a BCom degree from the University of Pretoria

Professional Best Achievement: Growing the current business by 500% in three years

Person Who Has Had the Biggest Influence on Your Life: Karien, my wife and business partner

Person Who Has Had the Biggest Influence on Your Career: Richard Branson

Person You Would Most Like to Meet: Richard Branson, Warren Buffett, Elon Musk

Businessperson Who Has Impressed You Most: Elon Musk

Philosophy of Life: Ideas generated multiplied by speed of implementation equals success

Biggest Ever Opportunity: Acquiring Otel and subsequently growing it

Biggest Ever Disappointment: Shutting down and selling our successful retail business owing to the sale of base by the service provider, Altech Autopage Cellular

Hope for the Future: That Otel becomes a highly successful, listed, tech innovations company

Favourite Reading: Business and Christian books

Favourite TV Programme: Other than a bit of sport, I do not really watch TV

Favourite Food/Drink: Braai/Coke Zero

Favourite Music: Pop, traditional gospel

Favourite Sport: Mountain biking

Favourite Website: Amazon

Hobbies: Mountain biking, running, working out in the gym, motorbike track riding

Car: BMW X5

Pets: Dogs

Miscellaneous Dislikes: Procrastination, dishonesty, laziness,

Favourite Other South African Company: Vodacom, FNB, Discovery, OutSurance

Favourite Foreign Company: Tesla

Married: To Karien, since December 11, 1999

Children: Daniella, 14; Luca, 12; Dejan, 7

Clubs: None

Edited by Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor

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