Leon Deist


Job Title: CIO

Company: Quilter


Leon Deist was appointed Group CIO of Quilter in June 2018. He was also Group CIO of Old Mutual Wealth before its name change to Quilter. Leon previously worked at Liberty Group, where he was responsible for that group’s technology transformation, digital strategy and shared service operations. Prior to that he was director of enablement at Virgin Money SA, responsible for the technology build and outsourced operations. Leon was also a founding member of Arivia, a technology outsource service provider to large government corporations. He has a Masters in Engineering from Stellenbosch University

2018 - Present     Group CIO, Quilter
2016 - 2018          Group CIO, Old Mutual  Wealth
2013 - 2016          Group Executive, Liberty group SA
2011 - 2013           COO, Liberty group SA
2009 - 2011           Divisional Director, Liberty group SA
2005 - 2008           Enablement Director, Virgin Money
2000 - 2005           Outsource Executive, Arivia.kom
1994 - 1999           Consulting Services, Eskom

2012 - 2012            Driving Strategic Innovation Certificate, IMD Business School
1992 - 1993            M. Engineering, Stellenbosch University
1988 - 1991            BEng., Stellenbosch University     

About Quilter: Quilter plc, formerly known as Old Mutual Wealth Management Limited, is a British multinational wealth management company formed to take over the UK wealth management business of Old Mutual plc after its separation of business. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. The stock has a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

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