from DION HENRICK in Cape Town
CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – EATON, the intelligent power management company, has appointed Godfrey Marema as Managing Director for South Africa.
He will also be Plant Manager.
Marema will be responsible for managing and working with the team to grow the business, coordinate local leadership efforts, drive stakeholder engagement and improve profitability mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa.
“I’ve been working with the Eaton team over the past month and look forward to helping drive the company’s growth on the African continent,” Marema said.
“Eaton is known for its culture of ethics, transparency and passion for inclusion and diversity, which is a cornerstone to doing business locally. I’m excited to work with such passionate and dedicated individuals.”
Marema has over 20 years’ experience in management, manufacturing, sales and marketing in automotive, chemical and electronics industries.
Prior to taking on the new role, he held several key management positions including Chief Operating Officer for a multinational electronics company, Landis+Gyr.
He is a Chemical Engineer graduate from the University of Cape Town.
Marema has also been serving as Vice Chairperson of the Electrical Engineering and Allied Industries Association (EEAIA).
Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $179 billion.
With approximately 87 000 employees it sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.
– CAJ News