Metropolitan officially opens a branch in Mossel Bay

18 June: Yesterday, Metropolitan hosted an official opening ceremony of the new Mossel Bay branch on 64 Marsh Street, Lennon Building. 

From left to right: Alderlady Marie Ferreira (Executive Mayor of Mossel Bay), after cutting the ribbon,  Kobus van Vuuren (Regional Key Account Manager at Metropolitan), ET Zungu (Regional Manager: South Coast Region at Metropolitan) and Japie Mostert (Regional General Manager: Metropolitan Retail)
From left to right: Alderlady Marie Ferreira (Executive Mayor of Mossel Bay), after cutting the ribbon, Kobus van Vuuren (Regional Key Account Manager at Metropolitan), ET Zungu (Regional Manager: South Coast Region at Metropolitan) and Japie Mostert (Regional General Manager: Metropolitan Retail)

“As part of our strategic growth path over the next few years, we are re-assessing where our branches should be located. Our vision is to open more full service capability branches, to be more accessible to our clients and visible in communities,” says Khanyi Nzukuma, CEO of Metropolitan Retail. 

ET Zungu, Japie Mostert and Skhumbuzo Dladla (Branch Manager: Riversdale branch, Metropolitan)
ET Zungu, Japie Mostert and Skhumbuzo Dladla (Branch Manager: Riversdale branch, Metropolitan)

The Mossel Bay office uses new technology, termed Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), which provides clients with a seamless experience, faster service and improved security, while reducing the company’s carbon footprint. 

The new Mossel Bay office
The new Mossel Bay office

E.T. Zungu, Regional Manager of the South Coast, says: “Previously, the nearest branch was in George, which meant that Metropolitan clients had to travel all the way there to receive service. Therefore, to meet the needs of the growing Mossel Bay community, we opened a branch here. 

“We are also creating employment opportunities to help improve the lives of the community. Clients will be serviced by people they know and who understand their needs. 

“We believe that with our presence, we can enhance the financial wellbeing of the Mossel Bay community and surrounding areas,” concludes. E.T. Zungu. 

About Metropolitan

Metropolitan, a division of the JSE Listed MMI Holdings, is one of South Africa’s largest financial services and healthcare companies. Metropolitan aims to enhance the lifetime financial well-being of its clients and their communities. Metropolitan strives to service clients with a suite of innovative, appropriate and affordable financial solutions. Metropolitan’s financial solutions include: savings and investment plans as well as risk cover, worksite financial wellness programmes and, health risk management.  Metropolitan serves customers in more than 12 countries.   For more information, visit www.metropolitan.co.za.

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