Mitsubishi Motors South Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Thato Magasa as its new Managing Director. Magasa succeeds Pedro Pereira, who had been in the role since 2015.
The new Mitsubishi MD is no stranger to the automotive industry and has worked in numerous roles within the Motus Group since he first joined the company in 2009.
Following a short break in 2012, he returned to the Motus Group holding various roles at Mitsubishi Motors South Africa, including that of Operations Manager, and then moved to another senior role within the Motus Group – this time at Renault South Africa.
I am highly passionate about the continuous development of people towards the achievement of organizational goals.– Thato Magasa, Managing Director, Mitsubishi Motors South Africa
“Having spent a large part of my career working at challenger brands, I have always found that it is undoubtedly the people within the organization who make the difference,” Thato Magasa says.
“I am highly passionate about the continuous development of people towards the achievement of organizational goals. Our end goal is to offer a consistently high-quality retail and ownership experience of our vehicles, which will be heavily reliant on our people – both within Mitsubishi Motors SA and the dealer network at large.”
Prior to this, Magasa had been the General Manager for Sales at Renault SA, after completing a 12-month development program within the Renault Group. He also holds a B-Com Accounting degree and acquired his MBA at GIBS in South Africa.
Magasa is extremely enthusiastic about the challenge on hand and has made a great start within this new position.