Our People

Meet the dynamic management team behind one of the hottest properties in advertising today.

You’ll run well because we run well. Our leaders apply the same dedication to our business that we put into our software. That’s what makes a Chase system one of the best assets your advertising agency can own. The best and most cost effective Advertising Management System around.

The team

Alan Borain – CEO and Co-founder

In 1994, after owning and running several successful advertising agencies, Alan developed a basic management system to help companies overcome the same frustrations he had faced.  But it wasn’t until the partnership with Peter that the system started to deliver real value and become commercially viable. With ongoing development, that software became the Chase Agency Management System we produce today. Alan is innovative, inspirational, and is actively involved in both company administration and passing on his many years of experience to the younger staff..

Peter Joughin – New Product Director and Co-founder

Peter started work as a qualified engineer in 1990, however soon moved into software design due to his passion for software development. Together with Alan Borain, Peter started Chase Software in 1999. He was responsible for all Chase Production software development and has been integral to the development of Chase Insight, the business intelligence platform for Chase.  Peter is currently leading development of a completely new Product range using cutting edge technologies making sure that Chase leads in solving the unique problems faced by the advertising industry.

Wiechardt Brummer – Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Wiechardt is a technology strategist, a problem solver with a can-do attitude. His customer-focused approach and attention to detail inspires the team to create products that people love to use. Wiechardt embraces change, he is striving for excellence, he keeps Chase ahead of the curve and loves the challenges and opportunities related to the rapid and constant changes in technology. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) (Hons.), Information Technology.

Kyle Saffy – Chief Support Officer (CSO)Kyle

Kyle is the man who ensures the total customer experience is of the highest standard. He really knows how to engage and empathise with clients, and is a pro at resolving conflict. With a business degree from Unisa and years of experience in the advertising industry, he makes sure the service we deliver never falls short of excellent. Kyle started out in an onsite support role but swiftly made his way to the top where his positive energy, sense of humour and enthusiasm infects us all. He sets a high standard for our account management and support teams, and continually finds inventive ways to ensure that Chase service levels meet expectations. Kyle truly embodies teamwork, which is what Chase is all about. His passion is contagious and we’re just so chuffed that he picked Chase as the place to invest his time and build our team.

Shaun Bingham – Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Shaun’s our resident go-to guy. Not only is he great on the golf course but he can make just about anything happen in Chase. And he knows his stuff – he has a degree in Business Management from the University of Johannesburg. At Chase, Shaun was originally appointed as the first and only support center consultant but since worked as 2nd line team manager and Operations manager. Now, he ensures that the whole business runs as effectively as possible. His mad skills really pay off when presented with an operational issue and finding a technical solution that just makes our lives so much easier.