PEOPLEWe need a stronger team and healthy culture.

We want to grow and be competitive. STRATEGY

EXECUTION

We need

systems and processes

to scale our business.

We want to make money and build capital.CASH

The Group

Marathon is a management consulting and a niche financial services firm.

We work with senior management to help them solve their biggest challenges,

optimising performance and long term value

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CONSULTING

We build and grow high performing business models.

We follow a holistic methodology and we specialize in leadership advisory & coaching, performance improvement and business development engagements.

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

We grow and protect the wealth of clients by offering niche financial services solutions.

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CONSULTING TARGET MARKET

50% 50%
CORPORATE ENTREPRENEURS

FINANCIAL SERVICES TARGET MARKET

80% 20%
ENTREPRENEURS PRIVATE CLIENTS

 

 Consulting and Financial Services 

The two pillars of the Marathon Group

While they operate as two business divisions, we offer you the synergy:

When we help our clients grow their business and personal wealth, their capital and financial needs become evident. Our financial services business is geared to provide relevant financial solutions to meet these needs.

Culture

Culture is the footsteps of an organisation.

We live by our ICARE values (integrity, compassion, accountability, respect & excellence) and when you engage with Marathon, you will experience the brand and its people as authentic, purpose-driven, performance orientated and principles-led.

The Brand

Realising potential fuels the Marathon Brand

 

 What is in our name? 

Μαραθών (read Marathōn) is a town in Greece, north east of Athens, where the Battle of Marathon took place in 490 BC. In this battle the heavily outnumbered Athenian army miraculously defeated the Persians. After the battle a man called Pheidippides, a Greek runner, was sent from the town of Marathon to Athens to announce the news.

The distance he ran was approximately the same distance as the marathon road race we know today. It is said that he ran the entire distance without stopping, but moments after proclaiming his message "Nenīkēkamen" ("We have won!") to the city, he collapsed from exhaustion.

To run a marathon is tough, but the fitter you are the easier it becomes. The same principles define a high performing business - focus, confidence, discipline, energy, momentum, resilience and ... performance.

The best marathon runners have expert coaches who share their experience and expertise to prevent failure and optimize performance.

Running a marathon is very different from a sprint – in business and in life.

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Break your own record is a challenge to our clients and to the Marathon team to continuously improve and push the boundaries of their potential.

Let’s Go is our call to action. We encourage, guide and help you push the flywheel to ensure you win your "race".

Our quirky reversed t says we are not your traditional consultants. Our skill, experience, fee philosophy and culture in combination fuels an entrepreneurial approach that is unique and different to our competitors.

The Team

The Marathon team has a solid track record of organisation, strategy, operations and financial management experience – with 100 years blue chip corporate and 60 years professional services experience.

Our extensive corporate and entrepreneurial business growth experience make us the ideal running partner for your business.

 

Alwyn

Alwyn

 

Andre

Andre

 

Reinier

Reinier

Leo

Leo

 

Gerhard

Gerhard

Anton

Anton

Cecilia

Cecilia

 

Hennie de Jager

Hennie

 

Lizelle

Lizelle