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About Us

About Us

Centrafin commenced operations in October 2002 as an independent financial intermediary in the Operating Rental market.

In June of 2010 the Pinnacle Technology Holdings Group acquired 51% shareholding in the company, and in March 2012 Centrafin became a full subsidiary of the PTH group.

A decade after it commenced business Centrafin is poised to grow substantially and play an important role in facilitating finance solutions for both group and external customers.


Non-executive Directors

Arnold FourieMsc (Chem Eng)

Arnold completed his Masters in Chemical Engineering in 1986 at the University of the Witwatersrand. He founded the Pinnacle Group in 1993 and has subsequently acquired and integrated several companies into the Group leading to its consistent growth over the past 10 years. Pinnacle Technology Holdings Limited was listed on the JSE Limited in 1998.

Richard Lyon

Richard qualified as a CA in Scotland in 1983 and then joined Fisher Hoffman Stride in South Africa shortly thereafter. He served as a Financial Manager in Metro Cash and Carry for 3 years before taking on the Finance Director role in Cashbuild for 7 years. He has been with Pinnacle and Axiz for over 15 years.

Executive Directors

Jenny Gill

Jenny has been involved in the Rental Finance industry since its inception in South Africa in the late 1980ís before setting up her own brokerage in 1999.

In 2002, in conjunction with her then partners, she became a founder director of Centrafin and has served as its Managing Director for the past 10 years whilst still overseeing the new business development in the company.

Johan FourieBCom (Hons)

Johan completed his BCom at Pretoria University in 2003 and started working in the rental finance industry in 2005.

He joined Centrafin in 2008 as its Financial Manager.† He specialised in the financial management within the Financial Services sector and heads up a small but dynamic team overseeing the financial management of the company.

Hendrik PieterseMBL, BCOM (LAW)

Hendrik completed his BCom at the University Of Potchefstroom in 1998 and brings extensive, diversified, asset finance experience in credit and risk management to the board.

In addition to his strong work ethic, Hendrik upholds effective and efficient management and control, obtaining consistent results in maintaining Centrafiní s debtors book in excellent health.