Low leaves Letshego on a high

Group records double-digit growth in Profit before tax -A successor to be announced soon

Letshego Group Managing Director, Chris Low has left the local financial services provider when the company couldn’t be doing any better.

The Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Colm Patterson announced Low’s departure on Monday at the company’s Reviewed

Financial Results announcement.

Colm also announced that the company has realized a 19 percent increase in Profit before tax, which stood at P590 million for the first half of 2018.

The company also reports, through the announcement made by Colm, that gross loans and advances to customers increased by 12 percent to P8.7 billion while deposits from customers went up by 278 percent to P387 million.

The Group CFO also said the company disbursed P1.7 billion in new loans compared to the P1.4 billion for the same period last year. “Total borrowing customers increased to 549, 003, a 203, 973 increase from 2017’s 345, 030 borrowers,” he said.

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