Attacq has appointed its current chief operating officer Jackie van Niekerk as its new CEO with effect from 1 May 2021.
Commenting on her new role, Van Niekerk said, “I am excited about the opportunity to lead the Attacq team as we continue building on the great foundation and growth potential of our business.”
Van Niekerk joined Attacq four years ago as COO and during her tenure as executive director, she was responsible for the asset management of Attacq’s portfolio. She has over 15 years’ experience in the real estate industry in various positions, including CEO of a listed property fund.
Commented Melt Hamman, outgoing CEO of Attacq: “I am delighted with Jackie’s appointment as the new CEO and would like to congratulate her on behalf of all our stakeholders. Jackie’s experience and skills set are a great fit to lead Attacq. I have no doubt that the business will accomplish and execute on its strategy under Jackie’s leadership.”