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SACSC Appoints Marius Muller as new President
SACSC Appoints Marius Muller as new President

SACSC Appoints Marius Muller as new President

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SA Commercial Prop News - Nov 6th 2012, 08:17

With his enthusiasm for retail, immense experience and keen collaborative values, Marius Muller has been elected and appointed President of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC). 

The reputable Chief Executive Officer of Pareto Ltd, Muller has been in the property industry for 20 years. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and holds both a B.Sc. (Q.S.) and M.B.A. degree.

The South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) was launched in 1991 to advance the retail and retail property sectors of South Africa. This active official umbrella body of shopping centres in South Africa enjoyed membership growth of over 38% over the last year.

SACSC promotes the interests of the sector both in South Africa and internationally. It addresses issues and meets challenges within the industry, and engages with associated sectors and other stakeholders for its members. The council highlights the role of our shopping centres as a major resource for all communities in South Africa.

This vibrant organisation also makes an important contribution to education in the retail property sector. Over the past year it awarded nine bursaries for the three SACSC University of Pretoria courses. This forms part of its education programme which also includes basic skills workshops.

Muller says: “SACSC is committed to nurturing South Africa’s retail network on all levels – networking, education, research and wherever there is a need to connect, communicate and collaborate. Retail is a dynamic and exciting sector which calls for constant innovation and adaptation to stay on trend. SACSC actively seeks to be at the forefront of industry advancement, to be relevant and significant to its members.”

With a passion for the retail property sector, Muller has gained experience in various roles spanning leasing, financing, project management, development management and asset management.

Before joining Pareto, Muller was involved in listing Resilient Property Income Fund on the JSE. During his association with the Resilient Group, he served as an Executive Director of listed property companies Resilient, Diversified, Pangbourne and i-Four, and was also Managing Director at i-Four.

Steadfast in the high value he places on partnerships, Muller has served on many industry bodies including SACSC, SA Property Owners Association, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, SA Institute of Black Property Practitioners, Association of SA Quantity Surveyors, SA Institute of Building and Property Loan Stock Assocation.

The positive influence SACSC has on its industry reflects in the widespread active participation of its members. It 2012 annual conference attracted over 1,300 delegates, resulting in sold-out property tours and events.

Muller will continue to provide far-sighted leadership to the SACSC.

By SA Commercial Prop News 

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