After an extensive recruitment process the Company has appointed François Welgemoed to the position of Technical Manager for the Group, a position previously held by the late Willie Nieman.
In his role, François also joins the company’s executive committee and took up the duties and responsibilities of his position with effect from 1 March 2021.
Many thanks to Mr. Kevin Prozesky, who on short notice stepped into this role during the extended illness and sudden passing away of Willie Nieman. Kevin will continue to assist François by consulting to Traxtion and performing the role of Quality Manager.
In addition to all the activities in Rosslyn, François will be responsible for the management of the entire locomotive fleet both locally and internationally, administration and maintenance records of the locomotive fleet, compliance with Occupational Safety legislation, Railway Safety Legislation and Environmental Legislation.
He will be ably assisted by Chris, Geraldine, Kevin, Theo and the entire workshop staff.