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Barloworld Automotive & Logistics Division appoints Ramasela Ganda as its Chief Executive for Avis Budget Rent-a-Car

03 February 2020

JOHANNESBURG, 03 February 2020: Barloworld Automotive & Logistics Division has appointed Ramasela Ganda to the position of Chief Executive: Avis Budget Rent-a-Car with effect from 01 May 2020.

Ramasela is a Chartered Accountant (SA) with 22 years of experience in the field of finance and is the outgoing Executive Head for Business Services of Barloworld Equipment. She joined Barloworld in 2017 as the Chief Financial Officer of Barloworld Equipment’s Rental and Used unit.

An accomplished and much-admired leader, Ramasela brings extensive experience to the role. She holds a B.Com (Hons. & CTA) from the University of Pretoria and is a recipient of several awards over the span of her career. Amongst these are  Public Sector CFO of the year 2017 awarded by CFO SA; Public Sector CFO of the year 2016 awarded by African Women Chartered Accountants; Finalists for Business Woman of the Year 2016 and CFO of the year 2016 awarded by The Association Black Securities and Investment Professionals (ABSIP).

“I am excited to join Barloworld Automotive &Logistics Division to lead the car rental division at this time and contribute to its objectives of driving operational efficiencies and improving its market-leading utilisation rate of 76%.”

Commenting on Ramasela’s appointment, Barloworld Automotive & Logistics Divisional CEO Kamogelo Mmutlana said, “I couldn't be more thrilled to welcome Ramasela to the Automotive & Logistics Division leadership team where she will undoubtedly make an immediate impact and lead focus on ensuring the car rental business continues to be customer centric and delivers on its promise of convenience and ease of service.”