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Lorna P.

Executive Assistant

Popularity: 2 +2
  • Hourly rate: R200 /hr
  • Experience: 34 Years

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As a natural relationship builder, I am equipped with the vision and purpose to drive organizational change and am able to adapt positively to any challenges that arise both personally and professionally. I have six testimonials should you wish to see them. I am an excellent communicator and networker with well-developed interpersonal skills. I am a team player and have the ability to form trusted relationships with subordinates, clients as well as superiors. I have a proven track record of responsibility, integrity and commitment to company objectives I focus on the job ahead, but also keeping my eye on the horizon, growing and adapting organically. Innovation and agility is the key to unlocking growth. The detail however lies in the execution, focus and timing I'm an effective communicator and a natural networker and leader. I am resourceful, resilient, ambitious, curios, creative, reliable, accountable and passionate. I believe in integrity, team efforts and in making the right business decision. I lead through mutual respect, honest communication and trust. I keep my eye on the bottom line. I maintain a strong work ethic and governance. I have a healthy competitive attitude and thrive under pressure.

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Lorna was employed at Adcorp in various roles since 1 June 2007. She has worked as a Personal Assistant to me in my capacity as CFO of Adcorp Limited since 2017. Her roles included but not limited to: - Intense diary management with external clients as well as internal - Travel arrangements including Visa’s, Passports etc - Getting all documentation ready for Board Meetings etc including setting up of meeting rooms - Documentation management. Lorna is a competent, diligent and organized person with strong administrative skills as well as strong interpersonal skills. CJ KUJENGA CFO I highly recommend Lorna as a candidate for employment. Lorna was employed by Adcorp Holdings for 13 years as a Personal and Administration Assistant from June 2007 to June 2020. I had the pleasure working closely with her during my tenure as CEO of Adcorp Holdings from October 2017 to October 2019. She was responsible for office support including scheduling appointments, drafting office and client communications from the CFO and CEO's office. In addition, she was responsible for coordinating adherence to health and safety policies in the workplace. Lorna is an extremely organized individual with great communication and interpersonal skills. She works independently making sure tasks are completed timeously. Lorna would be an asset to any future employer and I highly recommend her. Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. INNOCENT DUTIRO CEO Ms Lorna Potgieter worked as a Personal Assistant to me in my capacity as interim CFO of Adcorp Limited. Her roles included: - Arrangement of diary, travel arrangements, meeting coordination, visitor management. - Prepare presentations to management committees, Board and its Committees, and coordinating submissions from my peers and subordinates. - Minute taking, record keeping and documentation management. Lorna is competent, professional, organised, disciplined, trustworthy, caring and demonstrated a strong work ethic and reliability as my PA. She was always supportive to me, fellow colleagues and her peers including at times, assisting them in secretarial support and helping prepare submissions of other executives in order to meet business requirements. She is comfortable and confident in using the latest technologies and work practices in the execution of her duties. Lorna has a very positive outlook and great EQ. Yours Sincerely TALIB SADIK INTERIM CFO

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