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Appointment of New General Manager

19 August 2020: Roemers Grinding Works (Pty) Ltd today announces the appointment of Peter du Preez as SA General Manager with effect from 17th August 2020

Date: 19 August 2020

By: Roemers Grinding Works (Pty) Ltd

In: News


Roemers Grinding Works (Pty) Ltd have announced the appointment of Peter du Preez to take up the role of SA General Manager.  The move comes as the engineering business prepares to entrench its position as one of South Africa’s oldest blade manufacturing firms. The current COVID pandemic is affecting many businesses negatively and Roemers Grinding Works are looking to come out of the pandemic more efficient and stronger.


Peter has held numerous senior business roles in the IT Services and Hospitality sector over the past 19 years and during this time has gained a wealth of experience in building customer service teams built on effectiveness and high levels of customer service.


Wolf Laudien, Managing Director of Roemers Grinding Works commented:


"I am very pleased to have Peter on board at Roemers Grinding Works," said Laudien. "Peter will play a key role in the execution of our strategy as we look to build our business and provide value to our customers during these challenging times."


"Peter's experience in building businesses customer service makes him a perfect addition to the existing Roemers Grinding Works team," he added.


Commenting on the appointment, Peter Du Preez said:
"I am delighted to be joining the Roemers Grinding Works team and to have the opportunity to lead the business. This is a hugely challenging time and I believe my experience will help me to add real value to the next step of Roemers Grinding Works’ journey."


About Roemers Grinding Works


Roemers Grinding Works is a 3rd Generation family business which produces, grinds, and sharpens all types of industrial blade. The 120-year-old business is built on a strong heritage, and a talented team.