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President and Chief Executive Officer, Toyota South Africa Motors
After graduating as a Mechanical Engineer from the University of Cape Town in 1988, Andrew joined Anglo America to pursue engineering in the Gold Mining Industry. After gaining his Professional Engineer qualification he joined BMW South Africa in the Motor Industry in the Service Division. He gained experience in service, parts and retail operations along with valuable insight into the challenges and value of re-engineering and change management projects.
In 2005 he joined Toyota South Africa Motors as Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing, managing the Toyota, Lexus and Hino brands. At the beginning of 2011, he moved to Japan to take on global responsibilities for managing and leading the Lexus brand (Offices in Nagoya, Toyota City and Tokyo). He lived in Nagoya with his family and returned to South Africa in July 2013.
Andrew is the Chairman of the Toyota South Africa Board (TSA) and Toyota South Africa Motors Board (TSAM). Andrew also serves as a Director on the Toyota Financial Services South Africa Board (TFS) and KINTO South Africa Board. He also served as the President of naamsa in 2018 – 2019 and in 2020. He is also serving as the Vice President of the AAAM.