Benjamin Trisk is the CEO of book retailer, Exclusive Books. He has over 40 years’ experience in financial markets across the academic, industrial and mining fields. Trisk earned a BA and MBA from the University of Cape Town. Following his MBA, Trisk taught at the University of the Witwatersrand. He has wide-ranging experience as a dealmaker and during the time he was Executive General Manager of Premier Group Holdings, he was responsible for Strategic Management at group level and sat on the boards of many of Premier’s quoted subsidiaries.
His public company directorships included CNA-Gallo, Gresham Industries, Alexander Lipworth Pharmaceuticals and Ovenstone Fishing. Trisk left the corporate sector in 1988 to conduct several proprietary transactions and also provided corporate finance advisory services to high value clients. He has extensive experience in business valuations, acquisitions and disposals, management of new and mature companies and turnaround situations. Trisk has a passion for fine food, books and art.