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Charmaine Casssidy

Charmaine Cassidy

First Rand Bank
Charmaine is currently a Segment Head and an executive, business and leadership development coach. She leads her staff and others to personal and professional growth in a practical way with integral coaching, skills, business acumen and implementation of well written business strategies. She is committed to facilitate others in their guest to achieving, full potential and realising personal and business goals. She is focussed on building teams, focusing individuals and bringing the best out of them in the banking team environment. Developed top performers over the years by embracing work, life integration, lately, using the most forefront leadership development skills C-IQ Neuroscience and Integral Leadership skills Background Started up several successful new business units in her career specializing in business/corporate banking for the last 27 years. Her leadership style is inspiring, motivational, coaching, how to take accountability, enhancing performance, training and personal mentoring with a high entrepreneurial drive. (New Business) and ability to draw the best talent. She is competent in building teams and driving top performance through forecasting. Her forte is in deal-making, creatively designing credit and financial models, tough negotiations, pricing and solutions for different asset classes ie Leveraged Finance. Holistically, converting company/business units needs into suitable and innovative solutions, within a timeframe that outperform competitors. For this purpose, strong in assessing financial statements and determining business, industry, credit risk and solution groups appropriately. This combined experience is valuable for Leadership and Strategy Planning to identify gaps and take a region or unit to perform as a sustainable business. (Track Record at different banks) Work Charmaine has successfully started new departments driving new business and was part of a new bank start-up, as well as headed-up several Business Units, 4 Provinces, Public Sector, Leveraged Finance and Segments across Nedbank, Standard Bank, Absa Capital and FNB Business. Educational Background Professional International License C-IQ through Neuroscience completed 2017 – USA – top 10 worldwide – Executive Leadership Coaching Professional License Coaching – Centre for Coaching UCT Graduate School of Business – 2014 International Professional License – Certification by NVW USA Integral Executive Leadership Coaching Associate Coaching; Centre for Coaching – UCT Graduate School of Business – 2013 Coaching to Excellence; Centre for Coaching – UCT Graduate School of Business – 2013 B.Com (Unisa) Cima – Industrial Psychology, Accounting, Tax, Commercial Law, Statistics (6 distinctions) 1994