Commodity sector veteran helps Perfect Channel push into commodity sector

Commodity sector veteran helps Perfect Channel push into commodity sector

London, December 12, 2015 – Perfect Channel, the leading provider of auction and trading technology solutions, has announced that commodity sector veteran Martin Botha has joined as an advisor.

Perfect Channel has announced that Martin Botha, a former Managing Director at Standard Bank, has joined as an advisor to support Perfect Channel’s push into the metals commodity sector. Martin Botha is an investment banker and natural resources veteran, whose involvement is further validation of the strong fit between Perfect Channel’s technology offering and the physical commodities sector.

“I’m delighted to welcome Martin Botha as an advisor, to support our push into the metals sector, as well as other commodities verticals throughout 2016”, said Phil Bird CEO of Perfect Channel.

About Perfect Channel

Perfect Channel are experts in marketplace design and intelligent marketplace technology. We partner with our customers to build dynamic global marketplaces to reach new customers, optimise pricing and liquidity and deliver real-time trading insight. Solutions include enterprise-grade auction and trading platform Perfect Exchange and intelligent analytics platform Perfect Insight. Trusted by regulated customers, Perfect Channel enables and optimises several billions in transaction value every year.

About Martin Botha

Martin Botha has almost 30 years’ experience in banking, with the last 24 years spent in leadership roles building Standard Bank plc’s (part of The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited group of companies) international operations. Mr Botha’s specific primary responsibilities have included establishing and leading the development of the core global natural resources trading and financing franchises, as well as various geographic strategies, including those in the Russian Commonwealth of Independent States, Turkey and Middle East. Mr Botha currently holds Non-executive director positions with Resolute Mining Ltd, Zeta Resources Ltd, and Sberbank CIB (UK) Ltd, a securities broker regulated by the UK Financial Services Authority. Mr Botha graduated in Engineering (Survey) with first class honours from the University of Cape Town. Mr Botha is based in London.

To find out more please contact Ivan O’Toole at Perfect Channel on 0800 033 7815 or

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