Putprop: James Smith

James Smith has been the Financial Director of Putprop Ltd since 2009.

James was appointed an Executive Director and Financial Director of Putprop in 2009. He joined Messina Limited in 1988, gaining 11 years broad financial experience in the automotive industry, culminating in being appointed Group Financial Director of Messina Heavy Vehicles. James has held board positions with various organisation and has also been exposed to over 13 years’ operational and management experience in the retail and property sectors. He also holds directorships in several unlisted companies. He has a B.Acc from Wits University and a B.Sc from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Work
2009 – Present    Financial Director, Putprop Ltd
2013 – Present    Investor Relations, Putprop Ltd
2009 – 2013         Company Secretary, Putprop Ltd
1988 – 1999         Group Financial Director, Messina Heavy Vehicles

Education
                                B.Sc, University of Natal
                                B.Acc, University of Witwatersrand
                                CIEA
                                Matric, St Davids College, Marist Brothers

About Putprop Ltd: Putprop Ltd operates a portfolio of properties with strong contractual cash flows created to achieve long term sustainability and capital appreciation for all its stakeholders. 

The group listed in the Real Estate Investment Trusts sector on the JSE Limited on 4 July 1988. Putprop’s current property portfolio is spread across the office, retail and industrial sectors in line with the Group’s strategic objectives. 

Putprop reported a revenue of R73.8 million in 2017.