Bosch Rexroth Botswana appoints new General Manager
Riaan Loots has been appointed General Manager of Bosch Rexroth Botswana, effective 7 July 2021. He brings a wealth of experience across a wide range of industry applications throughout Africa to his new position.
Riaan began his career at Denel before moving to CSIR Defencetek. He then put his design skills to good use at Busaf Bauer before researching the agglomeration of coal fines. Subsequently managing Larox/Outotec in Zambia and Ghana, and Sulzer Pumps in Zambia, he then worked for Multotec before joining Bosch Rexroth South Africa.
Having lived and worked in various African countries for 10 years, Riaan is familiar with customers from Mauritania to west, central and southern Africa. He holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering and a National Diploma in 3D Design.
“I look forward to this opportunity to lead and manage the Botswana office, where I will pursue sustainable growth while developing and maintaining good customer relationships,” he says.
Riaan reports to Hytec South Africa General Manager, Mike Harrison. “We have the utmost confidence in Riaan, and wish him every success in his new role,” said Mike.