Campher hands over baton as CEO of ASISA

17 February 2022

The Board of Directors of the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Busisa Jiya as CEO of ASISA, effective from 1 February 2022.  

Jiya, a seasoned investment professional, takes over the reins from Leon Campher, who will be retiring later this year from a career in the savings and investment industry spanning 49 years. Campher has agreed to serve as co-CEO during the handover period to ensure a seamless transition for ASISA members and stakeholders.

Jiya holds a Bachelor of Business Science with majors in Economics and Actuarial Science from the University of Cape Town. He started his career as an equity analyst in 1996 and from there he progressed into senior leadership roles. He has served as MD of Absa Asset Management, MD of Thomson Reuters (Africa), and acting CEO and Principal Officer of Eskom Pension and Provident Fund. 

“The Board would like to extend a warm welcome to Busisa. We believe that ASISA will be left in very competent hands when Leon steps into retirement later this year. We would also like to thank Leon for graciously agreeing to stay on for a couple of months to ensure a smooth handover process.”  

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