20 February 2023, Johannesburg South Africa – Premium Brand Distributors is pleased to announce the addition of our two new shareholders: Grant Norton, Chief Executive Officer and Emile Papenfus Chief Financial Officer.
Grant joined the company 10 years ago as Sales Executive and has proven himself as a strong leader with an integral knowledge of the industry. Grant has been instrumental in the successful management of the company through the challenging COVID period and in spite of a difficult trading environment, managed to grow revenue and profitability.
Emile has been with Premium Brand Distributors for the past 12 years as head of finance, operations and service. His dedication and unwavering ethical commitment ensure the governance and finance of the company is above reproach. He has built a strong team that ensures unquestionable service to our customers.
Premium Brand Distributors, is known for its long-term partnerships with premium brands like Nikon, Sony, Lexar, Atomos and YoloLiv. In addition, Premium Brand Distributors has recently been awarded the distribution licence for the world-renowned brand, Anker Innovation. This new addition will enable the company to diversify its distribution network and ensure continued growth and sustainability.
“I am excited to have Grant and Emile as business partners. They both bring years of experience and knowledge of the industry to the table. With their strong leadership, strategic planning and detailed managed style , I am confident they will play a vital role in taking our business into the next phase of expansion” said Stefan van der Walt, Premium Group CEO.