Name: Lyle Malander (30)
Region: Northern Region
Job Title: Director
Years in this position: 3
Company Name: Malander Advisory, Malander Placements, Malander Digital, Malander UK
Entry Category: Entrepreneur
Lyle is a co-founder and director of the Malander Group of companies, with a core focus of providing professional advisory and resource solutions to various large and listed entities.
Through the Malander Advisory business, he oversees the team that provides managed chartered accountant and finance resource solutions to an array of clients in various sectors and industries and has created employment opportunities for over 70 chartered accountants and finance professionals.
He further established Malander Placements, which now consists of a team of trained professionals who provide recruitment solutions, particularly within the fields of finance, law and IT, to various clients.
Pursuant to his keen interest in the technological environment and the ways in which it can enhance business operations, he established Malander Digital, which provides temporary IT resourcing, IT outsourcing and digital marketing solutions.
Lyle has also been instrumental in the companies’ recent expansion into the United Kingdom through the opening of a London office. This is pursuant to the companies’ international expansion strategy to gain international exposure and gain the ability to service their clients with both their local and offshore financial advisory and resourcing requirements, as well as provide their finance and recruitment professionals with international exposure.
Resulting from his passion to create employment, he has created a programme called Malander for Change, an initiative aimed at providing laptops and Internet access to organisations and institutions who need it most, thus enabling them to access the various job search and online learning platforms available. The initiative is aimed at not only providing access but also at providing training on how to use these platforms and provides career guidance to individuals who require an opportunity to enhance their careers.