Strauss & Co picks art enthusiast as new chairman

BD Live | Brendan Peacock:

Local art auction company Strauss & Co has appointed Frank Kilbourn as its new executive chairman, and added to its team of art specialists, in its first significant personnel change since founder Stephan Welz died in 2015. Kilbourn replaces Elisabeth Bradley, who has retired from the position, but will remain a board member, with immediate effect. Welz’s wife, Carmen, also joins the Strauss board, while the company has also brought in Wilhelm van Rensburg and Marion Dixon as art specialists based at the company’s Johannesburg office… Read more

Image: Frank Kilbourn. Supplied