Jaco Oosthuizen has been appointed as managing director of Renault South Africa effective 1 July 2017.
He will report to Osman Suluman Arbee, chief executive officer of Motus Corporation, following a six-month term as managing director Designate under incumbent MD Nicholas de Canha.
Oosthuizen, a chartered accountant, started his career at Deloitte & Touche in 1996. He joined the Imperial Group in 2001, where he assumed numerous positions across the organisation. This included the role of managing director at both Daihatsu South Africa and Mitsubishi South Africa.
“Jaco’s business philosophy of simplicity, integrity and open communication, together with his strong drive to develop staff to reach their greatest potential, align with the values of both Motus and Renault, and we wish him well in his new role as he takes the Renault brand in South Africa to the next level”, says Osman.