Renault SA appoints a new MD

Renault South-Africa announced the appointed Shumani Tshifularo as its new Managing Director replacing Jaco Oosthuizen who now take the lead as the new CEO of Motus Australia.

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Jaco will be replacing John Johnson, the current CEO of Motus Australia, who is retiring from the group.

Shumani is a qualified Chartered Accountant who has extensive work experience spanning across various industries, including employ at Ernst & Young; Nedcor Group; Imperial Fleet Services and Saficon Industrial Equipment (Toyota Forklift).

Shumani Tshifularo.

He has assumed numerous management and leadership roles and was Managing Director of Toyota Forklift before joining Kia Motors as Commercial Director. Shumani joined Renault SA in July 2021 as Commercial Director, and has become an integral part of the Exco team.

Jaco has been in the employ of the Motus brand for the past 20 years, and served as Managing Director of Renault SA for the last 5 years. Jaco is highly commended for various achievements, including the growth of Renault’s market share in challenging circumstances, building a diverse company and facilitating employee development.

He also was the winner of the 2018 and 2019 Partners Award Challenge, where South Africa was recognised as one of the top distributors for Renault in the world.

Jaco Oosthuizen.

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