Johan Joubert new managing director/ branch manager for Hatz South Africa

Published 24/2 at 10:56

On 1 January 2020 Motorenfabrik Hatz appointed Johan Joubert as the new managing director/ branch manager for Hatz South Africa. Based in Johannesburg, this is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hatz.

Johan has been involved in the industry for more than 30 years with South African based distributors of for Caterpillar, Deutz, John Deere, Claas, Cummins and Massey Ferguson. Johan is passionate about creating power solutions that will add value to customer operations and has successfully delivered on various new engine installations, repower and power generation projects with two major engine manufacturers. He believes in high performance teamwork and empowering individuals to develop their full potential. 

Joe Wilmer, who previously has been in charge of the South African subsidiary for seven years and jointly head of the UK operation for 15 years, hands over the day to day operation activities to Johan Joubert for South Africa. Joe will remain fully responsible for UK operations as managing director and will take on additional duties for a newly created position as head of distribution EMEA. This is headquarters based and will see Joe responsible for business development of all Hatz owned sales and service subsidiaries in Europe and Africa.

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