Hyundai appoints new VP of Middle East, Africa

Hyundai Motor Company has recruited Bang Sun Jeong as its new vice president of the Middle East and Africa . 3 Mar 2020

Ford appoints new Silverton assembly plant manager

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has appointed Tim Day as the new plant manager of its Silverton assembly plant in Pretoria. 5 Feb 2020

Toyota recruits Leon Theron as senior VP of sales/marketing

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has appointed Leon Theron as its new senior vice president of sales and marketing. 4 Feb 2020

Lebohang Matsoso to lead Mercedes-Benz Cars' media matters

Lebohang Matsoso will take over from Yolanda Oduntan as Mercedes-Benz Cars' media specialist. 28 May 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lambrechts appointed as Mercedes-Benz Vans Canada VP

Mercedes-Benz Vans South Africa vice president, Nicolette Lambrechts, has been appointed as the new vice president for Mercedes-Benz Vans Canada. 5 Oct 2016

New executive commercial for Avis Budget southern Africa

Rebone Motsatsi has been appointed executive commercial for Avis Budget southern Africa. 7 Apr 2016

KTM South Africa appoints new marketing manager

With 10 years' car industry experience, Riaan Neveling has been appointed the new marketing manager at KTM South Africa. 30 Mar 2016

New appointments at Toyota Motor Corporation

The Toyota Motor Corporation (Japan) has announced the following appointments within the global management structure which impacts on Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) and the Africa Region: • Dr Johan van Zyl has been appointed chairman of TSAM. 30 Mar 2016

Two new directors for Volkswagen Group South Africa

Volkswagen Group South Africa has appointed Stefan Mecha and Henning Jens to its board of management. 17 Mar 2016

New executive vice president of Toyota South Africa Motors

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has appointed Andrew Kirby executive vice president and chief operating officer. 18 Jan 2016

New PR manager at Fiat Chrysler

Fiat Chrysler has appointed Gresham Pillay to fill the PR, events and sponsorship position. 13 Jan 2016

GESAT appoints new CEO

GE South Africa Technologies (GESAT) has recently appointed a new CEO, Zeenith Ebrahim. 21 Sep 2015

New roles at Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover South Africa and sub-Sahara Africa (JLR SA and SSA) is primed to capitalise on growth opportunities, following a restructuring of key roles at the organisation. 7 Jul 2015

GMSA appoints new product communications officer

General Motors South Africa has appointed Lunga Ntsendwana as product communications manager. 5 Jul 2013

Nissan SA appoints new HR director

Nissan has announced the appointment of Charmaine Lemao as HR director for South Africa. 12 Jun 2013

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