Effective as of 1 January, Rittal South Africa is pleased to welcome Adrian Buddingh as the subsidiary’s new managing director. Buddingh’s engineering expertise, knowledge of the industry and passion for people looks to elevate the brand to new levels and will once again highlight Rittal’s commitment to the local market. As a leading systems specialist in South Africa, Rittal is focused on delivering customer satisfaction and service underpinned by superior products. Internationally, the Friedhelm Loh Group has been honoured as one of Germany’s top employers and the company works to maintain its desirable employer status on local shores too.
Buddingh graduated in mechanical engineering and has a National Higher Diploma in Management Practice at the University of Johannesburg, as well as a Diploma in Industrial Marketing at the University of Cape Town.
In an official welcoming of Buddingh, Rittal business development director Middle East Africa, Ute Remdisch, acknowledged Buddingh’s culture fit: “We are pleased to welcome Adrian to the fold. Our team is tight knit and passionate about our brand. We are confident that Adrian’s technical knowledge and strong sense of leadership will deliver great value, support and innovation to our customers and other stakeholders.”
Buddingh concludes: “It is a great honour for me to join Rittal. The company services industries which I have vast experience in and I look forward to working together with a stellar team to deliver on promises and exceed expectations.”
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