Brand Pretorius Biography, Age, Net Worth
Brand Pretorius Age, Biography, Net Worth 2023, Family, Son, Toyota
Toyota is one of the biggest and well-known auto brand in the world. In South Africa, one of it’s top officers is Brand Pretorius. Many do not know about the business tycoon, his biography, profile, age, Toyota deals, Family, net worth, son, etc.
But on this page, we have shared a handful of information about the multi-million businessman. Below, you can read on to learn more about Brand Pretorius.
Brand Pretorius Biography
In South African motor retail group, Brand Pretorius is a popular figure and also a retired chief executive of his huge company, McCarthy Limited. His company is the leading motor retail group in the country.
Brand Pretorius who was born on 15 February 1948 hails from Steynsrus in the Free State, South Africa.
For years, he has been overseeing the affairs of the company till he stepped down on 1 March 2011. For him, he didn’t define the “hand-over” from his full-time executive position as “retirement”, rather, he chooses to call it “changing gear”. Despite retiring from the company, he has been reassuring that in his current phase of life he is yet willing to keep making difference to his people and the country alike.
He attended and finished from Kroonstad High School and got his M.Com degree in Business Economics from the prestigious University of the Free State in 1972.
A year later, he began to imprint his career with Toyota brand in South Africa from March 1973.
While with Toyota, he already served in various positions like; research, sales, planning and marketing. In 1988, he was appointed MD of Toyota SA Marketing. Under his watch, Toyota became the auto market leader in both sales and also customer satisfaction.
Brand Pretorius Age
The CEO McCarthy Limited, Brand Pretorius was born in the year 1948. He celebrates his birthdays on 15 Februarys every year.
As of 2023, he is75 yeas old. His date of birth is 15th February, 1948.
Brand Pretorius Net Worth
Brand was the MD of Toyota SA Marketing in the 80’s and subsequently took over as chief executive at the McCarthy Group.
Precisely, In March 1995 he was already the Chief Executive Officer of South Africa’s largest motor retail group called McCarthy Motor Holdings.
A position which he effectively solidified on, on October, 1999, as Chief Executive Officer of McCarthy Limited, the holding company of McCarthy Motor Holdings.
It was said that Brand played some important roles in saving the McCarthy company from bankruptcy.
Till date, auto company employs 7 000 people, and is said to have an annual turnover in excess of about R25bn.
The company is also said to sell approximately 75 000 new and fairly used cars annually.
Brand retired as the company’s CEO and as an executive director of another company, Bidvest Group on 1 March 2011.
The South African business mogul may be said to be a billionaire in US dollars.
Brand Pretorius Son
Th former McCarthy Limited CEO Brand Pretorius has three sons, but one of whom is more known is Jaco Pretorius. He played for the Blue Bulls from 2001 to 2007.
Brand Pretorius Family
He is married to his wife, Tillie and they both have three sons and seven grandchildren.