Wouter Fourie makes the Global IA Top 100
We are delighted to inform you that Wouter Fourie, the managing director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers, was named one of Independent Adviser’s Global Top 100 Individuals.
This singular accolade follows a number of years during which Wouter made headlines as the 2015/16 FPI® Independent Financial Adviser of the Year, as a director of the FPI as well as being the co-author of the South African best-seller, The Ultimate Guide to Retirement in South Africa.
At the same time, Wouter and fellow-director, Martin de Kock, steered Ascor® to become the Best Adviser Firm in Old Mutual and Independent Adviser’s International Adviser Best Practice Adviser Awards for the African continent. Ascor® won this award in 2016 and again this year, while collecting six category awards over the last three years, such as “Excellence in Client Service” and “Excellence in Professional Development”.
In compiling the IA 100 list, International Adviser considered individuals from the wider financial industry, including financial advisers, heads of trade bodies, chief executive officers from international life companies, technical specialists and regulators.
Independent Adviser singled out Wouter’s and Ascor®’s singular focus on client service and their practice of investing in the professional development of their corps of independent advisers and the industry as a whole. It also complimented their pre-emptive approach to new legislation, which ensured that Ascor® stays one step ahead of the market when serving its customers.
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