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Alec Hogg

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Alec Hogg - Keynote Speaker, Financial Speaker and Guest Speaker - Durban

Educated at Merchiston Prep,  Newcastle High and Natal University, Alec Hogg (51) is a media entrepreneur who founded Moneyweb Holdings in 1997. The company’s shares are listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and the business is today worth over R100m. It delivers business and investment news through websites including flagship moneyweb.co.za the international play Mineweb.com and the growing local community sites under the Looklocal.co.za banner in partnership with Caxton. The company’s other strategic partnership is with the SABC for whom it produces daily business shows on SAFM, RSG and Lotus FM.

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A South African, Alec Hogg travels widely and often, with annual trips to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway AGM in Omaha, USA. He is married to Jeanette, who he met at school, and they share a 70 acre farm near Mooi River in the KZN Midlands where apart from his broadcasting and writing, he breeds racehorses and she runs her Graceland Art Gallery.

A compulsive reader and student of history, Alec Hogg is Moneyweb’s editor in chief, writes reflective articles on investment and economic matters, and broadcasts his half hour business programme weeknights from 6pm on SAFM. He is also in demand as a keynote speaker at conferences and seminars, specialising in ripping through the noise to provide perspective based on his continuous economic and historical research.

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Alec Hogg has spent his career in financial journalism as a writer, editor, broadcaster, columnist and publisher. During this time Alec Hogg held senior positions in the print media, served as the Head of News Input at SABC TV News, and ran his own publishing business.

Recipient of many Awards, Alec Hogg is the youngest ever winner of the country’s Financial Reporter of the Year Award, aged 22 in 1983. Alec Hogg also founded and published the country’s first weekly horseracing magazine, Racing Digest, which was eventually absorbed into the CTP publishing group.

Alec Hogg is the Chief Executive of the JSE listed media company Moneyweb and is the regular host of South Africa’s premier business radio programme, Classic Business, which is broadcast in prime-time every weekday evening.

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Mr. Alec B. Hogg founded Moneyweb Holdings Ltd., in 1997 and served as its Chief Executive Officer since February 16, 2005. Mr. Hogg served as the Chairman of Moneyweb Holdings Ltd., since January 1, 2003. He relinquished the chief executive role in January 2003 to focus on developing and leading the editorial team. Mr. Hogg is an owner and breeder of racehorses. He is a career financial journalist. He serves as a Director of MoneyWeb Holdings Ltd., and Racing Association. ... Mr. Hogg served as a Director of Phumelela Gaming & Leisure Ltd., from February 1, 2007 to June 24, 2007.

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