Dhesen Ramsamy, Momentum’s new group chief digital and data officer.
Dhesen Ramsamy has been named as group chief digital and data officer of Momentum Metropolitan, efficient this month.
The monetary companies firm says Ramsamy will transition from his present function as government head of the group’s consumer digital hub Momentum iX, and can take over from chief expertise officer Chris Kruger, who will retire later within the yr.
Ramsamy’s new function will incorporate all of the obligations at present vested within the chief expertise officer function, in addition to different capabilities, together with “enabling the implementation of a robust, innovative and cohesive digital and IT strategy to support the group’s business strategy, oversight of IT operations and ensuring sound IT governance, and delivering IT and digital functions for the group – including fintech investments and initiatives”, says the JSE-listed firm.
“I am energised by the opportunity to reimagine and reinvent solutions for our clients, and I look forward to collaborating with people at all levels of the organisation to continue to strengthen Momentum Metropolitan’s digitalisation strategy,” says Ramsamy.
The firm says he brings practically 20 years of in depth expertise to the function and has been with Momentum Metropolitan since 2018. He beforehand labored in giant monetary companies, retail and shopper items industries.
As per Momentum, his areas of experience focus totally on enterprise transformation, digital channel design, construct and commercialisation, consumer insights and enterprise technique.
“Digital transformation is critical to the ‘reinvent and grow’ strategy we launched last year, and features strongly in all our business plans,” says Hillie Meyer, group chief government officer at Momentum Metropolitan.
“It will help us to stay competitive, and is likely to become even more important as the interaction preferences of our clients and our advisers continue to evolve.
“The appointment of a chief digital and information officer will help the group to master the digital challenge. I look forward to working with Dhesen on this exciting challenge, and to seeing the strengthening of our ‘digital movement’ as a group.”