NEW ISUZU MANAGERS ANNOUNCED
ISUZU Motors South Africa last week announced a number of key leadership appointments in support of the purchase of the Isuzu-related assets from General Motors South Africa, effective January 2018 and subject to various regulatory approvals:
Haruyasu Tanishige, in addition to his current role of senior executive officer for the sales division of Isuzu Motors in Japan, will be appointed to the position of chairperson of Isuzu Motors South Africa.
Michael Sacke, currently CFO for GM South Africa, will be appointed as chief operations officer and CFO to assume responsibility for the transition of GM South Africa’s operations to Isuzu Motors by year-end. He will also ensure the integration of the Isuzu truck and light commercial businesses.
Current Isuzu Trucks South Africa MD Hiroaki Sugawara becomes executive vice president of strategy and business planning.
The current Isuzu Trucks South Africa chief operations officer, Craig Uren, will be appointed to the position executive officer, sales, service and marketing;
And from Isuzu Motors Japan, Mitsuteru Yageta will be appointed as Group CFO.