Leadership

Great people distinguish great companies from the rest!

Arno Kock

Finance Executive / Joint Managing Director

Arno started his career at Orange River Tankers during 2003. His analytical acumen and passion for the transport industry has been instrumental in the implementation of further financial systems and controls that ensured a solid foundation for growth. Arno is an associate member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants, holds a Bachelors of Accounting Science and Honours Bachelors of Commerce in Auditing from University of South Africa. Arno also completed the Senior Management Development Programme and a Postgraduate diploma BMA (Business Management and Administration) at University of Stellenbosch Business School.

Hermann Kaindlbinder

Operations Executive / Joint Managing Director

Hermann has been with the company since 1993 when he joined Orange River Tankers as fleet manager. He has developed a broad operational knowledge over the past 25 years in the industry. With his wealth of experience in the logistics industry and above average technical knowledge, Hermann is responsible for business development and the cross-border operations of the company. Hermann completed a Bachelors of Economics through Stellenbosch University as well as the Senior Management Development Programme at University of Stellenbosch Business School.

Cornelia Kroukamp

Depot Manager Heidelberg

Cornelia started at Orange River Tankers shortly after construction Heidelberg depot was completed in 2018.  First taking on the position of administrative officer, an opportunity presented itself for Cornelia to take on the responsibility of acting depot manager of Heidelberg.  Over the past months Cornelia has exceeded expectations and is promoted to depot Manager. Cornelia enrolled to complete her National Diploma in Road Transport Management through UNISA, further broadening her understanding and experience with specifically cross border operations.

Charles Lotriet

Depot Manager Blackheath

Charles has been working in the transportation industry since 1995 when he started his working career at a local FMCG distribution company in Port-Elizabeth. Due to his passion for the industry he gained extensive knowledge within secondary distribution models servicing large national retail groups. Charles joined Orange River Tankers in October 2017 and is in charge of operations at Cape Town depot. Charles completed his studies at Port-Elizabeth Technikon and received a National Diploma in Inventory/stores management. He also completed a Certificate in General business management.

Andries Ferreira

Manager: Fuel & Tyres

Andries joined the company during 2008 after more than five years in the tyre industry. With his extensive knowledge of tyres, he keeps a watch full eye over both tyres expenses and the fuel consumption of the fleet. Andries completed a diploma in Road Transport Management and also completed a Management Programme at University of Stellenbosch Business School.

Marné Liebenberg

Management Accountant

Marné joined Orange River Tankers early 2014 with extensive experience in the preparation of financial information gained over 14 years in the accounting environment. Marné is responsible for the development and implementation of control measures to ensure accurate reporting and help improve efficiency. Marné is a member of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants and holds a Bachelors of Accounting Science from the University of South Africa and also completed a Management Development Programme at University of Stellenbosch Business School.

Lynett Diergaardt

Senior Accountant

Lynett joined Orange River Tankers at the beginning of 2017 with extensive knowledge gained while working in the financial and accounting environment since 2006. Lynette is passionate about numbers and responsible for statutory reporting. Lynett holds a Bachelors degree of Accounting Science, is an associate member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and completed a certificate in Business Management from the University of South Africa.

Jolene Goussard

Human Relations Officer

Jolene joined Orange River Tankers during 2012 with more than 10 years of experience in the personnel training and administration. Jolene holds a Bachelors of Technology in Human Resource Management from the University of South Africa and also completed the New Managers Development Programme at University of Stellenbosch Business School. Jolene is passionate about people as the key to high business performance and are concern with the recruitment, selection, appointment and development of truck drivers.

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