Appointed on 12 October 2017.
Osman was previously with Imperial, having joined in September 2004. He was appointed to the Imperial board in July 2007. During his tenure at Imperial, Osman held the following positions: CEO and CFO of Imperial, CEO of the then Car Rental and Tourism division, and the Chairman of the Aftermarket Parts and the Automotive Retail divisions. He resigned from the Imperial board during November 2018 at the time of the listing of the Group on the JSE.
Osman is a director of various Motus subsidiaries, including those based in the United Kingdom and Australia.
Prior to joining the Group, Osman was a senior partner at Deloitte & Touche, where he spent 23 years in various roles, which included being a member of the board and Executive Committee.
Appointed on 12 October 2017.
Ockert joined Imperial in January 2015 when he was appointed CFO of Motus Corporation (previously a subsidiary of Imperial). Ockert acted as CEO during the unbundling and listing of Motus for six months ending 31 December 2018 while performing his function as CFO. In the 2022/2023 year, Ockert successfully completed the Global CEO Program (GCP) jointly facilitated by Wharton (USA) and IESE (Spain) business schools.
Prior to joining Motus, Ockert was CFO of Foodcorp Holdings Limited, a multi-national food manufacturer, and previous to that, a partner at PwC.
Ockert is a member of various Motus subsidiary boards, including those based in the United Kingdom and Australia, and a trustee of the Group medical aid and retirement funds.
Appointed on 1 July 2019.
Kerry joined Motus in 2002, and before joining Motus, she was an audit manager at Deloitte & Touche.
Prior to being appointed to the board, Kerry held multiple senior positions within the Group.
In addition to being an executive director, Kerry serves on the boards of various South African subsidiaries of the Group.
Berenice joined Motus from Imperial, where she served on the Group Executive Committee from 2009. She is the representative director of Ukhamba Holdings Proprietary Limited and related operations and serves as Chairman of Unjani Clinics. Berenice has been actively involved in the Institute of Risk Management of South Africa (IRMSA) where she serves as the Chairman of the Education & Technical Committee. She is also a past President of the Institute. She is a member of the IIASA’s Policy Committee, Institute of Directors governance forum, and an audit committee member of the National Business Institute (NBI). She also served as a Vice President and Regional Governor of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIASA).
Rainer joined Motus in June 2022 when he was appointed the CEO of the Vehicle Rental Division. From 1 April 2023, he was appointed as the CEO of Retail and Rental in South Africa. Prior to joining Motus, Rainer spent 23 years with the Barloworld Group, where he held various positions within the Automotive division until 2021. This included CEO of Avis Car Rental Southern Africa from 2015 until February 2020.
Gideon has been with the Group for over 20 years, having fulfilled various positions for Hyundai Automotive South Africa as Business Development Manager and later on Regional Director for KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng East dealerships. He assumed his new role as CEO of Hyundai Automotive South Africa from 1 July 2023. Prior to joining Motus, Gideon was a Financial Manager for Barlow Motor Investment and a Business and Treasury Manager for Fiat Auto South Africa.
Niall has been with the Group for 13 years, during which he has served in various franchise director positions within the Retail and Rental business segment. He was the Managing Director of Renault South Africa (now known as Motus Vehicles Distributor) and was the CEO of Hyundai Automotive South Africa for seven years. He has recently been appointed as the COO for the Aftermarket Parts business with effect from 1 July 2023.
Thato started with the Group in 2009 and has held various roles in the Import and Distribution division for Daihatsu, Renault South Africa (now known as Motus Vehicles Distributor), and Mitsubishi Motors South Africa. He previously served as the sales General Manager for Renault South Africa (now known as Motus Vehicles Distributor). He has been the Managing Director of Mitsubishi Motors South Africa since 2021. Thato currently serves as the Vice President: Retailing OEMs and a member of the Project Oversight Committee at naamsa.
Malcolm completed his BSc (Electrical Engineering) and MBA at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). He gained experience in Telkom, BMI (an industrial market research company), and established The Marketing Shop, a consultancy focusing on the automotive and engineering sectors. Between 2004 and 2012, Malcolm headed up Federal-Mogul (South Africa), the leading component manufacturer and supplier in South Africa. In 2013, he joined Imperial as Managing Director of Parts Incorporated, a division of the Aftermarket Parts business segment, and in April 2015, he was appointed as the CEO of the Aftermarket Parts business. In February 2023, he was appointed to the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) Council in the United Kingdom.
Gary joined Kia South Africa in 2002 from Deloitte & Touche, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. His 20 years of automotive experience includes roles in finance, Group projects, and parts. He served as Sales Director at Kia South Africa from 2013 before becoming CEO in 2017. Gary is the immediate Past Vice-President: Retailing OEMs and also currently serves as Chair of the Project Oversight Committee at naamsa.
Michele joined Imperial as Human Resources Director for the Imperial Vehicle Retail, Rental, and Aftermarket Parts division in August 2016. Her career began at Eskom after obtaining her BSocSci from the University of Cape Town. She has held senior management and executive positions in human resources both in local and multi-national companies, including Eskom, Productivity SA, ArcelorMittal, and General Electric.
Ntando joined Motus in April 2021 as Company Secretary and Head of Legal Counsel. Ntando is a lawyer with over 20 years of corporate law and over 15 years of company secretarial experience. Prior to joining Motus, he served as the Company Secretary and Head of Legal at Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited.
Shumani joined Motus in January 2020 as Commercial Director for Kia South Africa and then as Commercial Director for Motus Vehicles Distributor. Shumani was appointed as CEO of Motus Vehicles Distributor in March 2022. Before joining Motus, he was Managing Director of Eqstra Industrial Equipment Group. He has also held other executive roles, including CFO of Saficon Industrial Equipment, Managing Director of Eqstra Fleet – Rest of Africa Division, and Divisional CFO of Imperial Fleet Services. Shumani currently serves as a member of the Remuneration and Transformation Committee at naamsa.