Yamaha Distributors SA has a new MD

Yamaha Distributors South Africa has appointed Robin van Rensburg to be the managing director of the company. 25 Feb 2019

Ghana Msibi to head WesBank's motor division

WesBank has appointed Ghana Msibi as the executive head of its motor division. 20 Feb 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has a new head of product and marketing

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has appointed Jason Cleghorn as its new head of product and marketing. 28 Jan 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles appoints a new head of marketing

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) South Africa has hired Jason Cleghorn as its new head of marketing across the Alfa Romeo, Jeep, Fiat, Abarth and Fiat brands. Cleghorn joins FCA from Maserati South Africa, where he was employed as the marketing director for sub-Saharan Africa for the last three years. 15 Jan 2019

IPOP Motor Group appoints Mark van der Walt

The IPOP Motor Group (In People Our Passion) has chosen Mark van der Walt as the franchise director for Mazda. Van der Walt Mark was previously based in the Middle East as regional general manager for the United Motors Company. 2 Oct 2018

Andile Dlamini to fill Matt Gennrich's role at VWSA

Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) has appointed Andile Dlamini as its new head of group communications. 29 Aug 2018

Bridgestone South Africa adds new members to its team

Bridgestone South Africa has appointed Yugan Moodley as its sales director. 7 Aug 2018

Ford makes new leadership appointments

Ford Motor Company has named Jacques Brent as its new director of product marketing. Mark Ovenden has been appointed as Brent's replacement. Ovenden is to take the role of president for Ford Middle East and Africa. 4 Jun 2018

Drive South Africa appoints new business/relationship manager

Drive South Africa has named Kirsten van der Hoven as its new business and relationship manager Van der Hoven joins the company after 20 years' service at Bidvest Car Rental. 4 May 2018

Toyota South Africa appoints Thabo Smouse

Toyota South Africa Motors' marketing communications department has named Thabo Smouse as manager of special projects and product communications. Smouse will centre his attention on sponsorship-based projects along with selected product communications for Toyota and Lexus brands in his new role. 19 Jan 2018

BAIC SA appoints new CFO

BAIC South Africa (SA) has appointed Batandwa Mdyesha as the company's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with immediate effect. Mdyesha will be based at BAIC SA's head office in Johannesburg. Before joining BAIC SA, Mdyesha was the CFO of African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation. 8 Nov 2017

Goodyear selects new MD

Goodyear South Africa has appointed Darren Hayes-Powell as its new MD. Hayes-Powell is to begin his duties for the company in November. Read more here. 27 Oct 2017

Nissan selects new GM

Nissan South Africa has appointed Lizette Crause as its new GM. Crause will be reporting to Xavier Gobille, the MD of sales and marketing at Nissan South Africa. 16 Oct 2017

Nissan makes senior management appointment

Nissan has appointed Anthony Thomas as its Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective 23 October 2017. Thomas will be based at Nissan's headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, and will report to CEO Hiroto Saikawa. 13 Oct 2017

Letitia Herold to coordinate Honda Motor Southern Africa's PR, events

Letitia Herold has been appointed as Honda Motor Southern Africa's new PR and events coordinator; she is to replace Joeline Dabrowski. 19 Jul 2017

Peugeot Citroen SA announces several new key appointments

Peugeot Citroen South Africa has made several new key appointments to its management team in order to transform its brand strategy. Franciso Gaie has been appointed as managing director, Clara Metivier-Beukes as PSA group representative to South and Eastern Asia, Dineo Mofokeng has been appointed as the new digital marketing and advertising manager, while Morne McCartney has been appointed as PSA's price and product manager. 14 Jun 2017

Ziyad Gaba to take over Naeem Hassim's position at MBSA

Ziyad Gaba will succeed Naeem Hassim as the head of FUSO Southern Africa at Mercedes-Benz South Africa. 5 Jun 2017

Peugeot Citroen SA appoints first black female digital marketing and advertising manager

Dineo Mofokeng has become the first black female to hold the position of digital marketing and advertising manager at Peugeot Citroen South Africa. 31 May 2017

Polestar names Tim Heldmann as new VP for global marketing and brand management

Tim Heldmann has been named VP for global marketing and brand management for the performance brand of Volvo, Polestar. Heldmann previously served as Red Bull's global brand management division for six years and most recently as global head of consumer insights and initiative management, where he was responsible for brand strategy, market research, and consumer pricing. 11 May 2017

Nissan makes two new appointments in the EMEIA region

Nissan has appointed Peyman Kargar and Kalyana Sivagnanam for its operations in the Africa, Middle East and Indian regions. 29 Mar 2017

UD Trucks appoints Gert Swanepoel as managing director

Gert Swanepoel has been announced as the new managing director for UD Truck Southern Africa. 1 Mar 2017

Ven Pillay appointed new non-executive director for Continental Tyres SA

Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) has appointed Ven Pillay as its new non-executive director and chair of its social and ethics committee. 16 Feb 2017

Standard Bank appoints Simphiwe Nghona as new group head

Former WesBank SA CEO, Simphiwe Nghona, has been appointed as Standard Bank's new group head for Vehicle and Asset Finance (VAF). 16 Feb 2017

Mark Finlayson appointed as CEO for WesBank

Motor vehicle and business financier, WesBank, has appointed Mark Finlayson as the new CEO for its motor division, effective as of 1 March 2017. 13 Feb 2017

JJ Dowling to replace Wayne Brown as GM at CTSA

Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) has named JJ Dowling as the replacement for Wayne Brown as its new general manager for manufacturing at its Port Elizabeth plant. 10 Feb 2017

Ramsoomar to lead Nissan sales and operations

Nissan South Africa has appointed Leslie Ramsoomar as its new head of sales and operations: SAF. 8 Dec 2016

New marketing director for Nissan South Africa

Kabelo Rabotho has been appointed as the new marketing director for Nissan South Africa. 8 Dec 2016

Gutridge appointed at BRiNK's UK plant

BRiNK Towing Systems South Africa managing director, Mark Gutridge, has been appointed in a similar role at BRiNK Towing Systems United Kingdom. 29 Nov 2016

Mercedes-Benz SA appoints new vice president

Nadia Trimmel has been appointed as the new vice president for Mercedes-Benz South Africa for Mercedes-Benz Vans in Canada - she previously served as national sales manager for the group. 16 Nov 2016

Vuyi Mpofu named Subaru brand safety ambassador

Subaru southern Africa has named Vuyi Mpofu as its safety brand ambassador. 10 Oct 2016

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