The Paarl Media Group has appointed Kelvin Pillay as the new Managing Director of Paarl Media Cape.

Pillay joins the Group from Goodyear South Africa where he held the title of Plant Director and, prior to that, had a history with Murray and Roberts. Pillay has a B.Eng. (Chemical) degree from the University of Pretoria and a MBA from the Business School of the Netherlands.

Pillay takes the reins from Christoff Botha who headed the Paarl Media Cape plant for over five years. Botha has been promoted to Executive Director: Heat set where he will oversee the Group’s four national heat set plants in the Cape, Paarl, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

Nico Grobbelaar, Executive Director: Human Resources, Paarl Media said, ‘We welcome Pillay to the Group and we wish both Botha and him every success in their new roles. We are extremely pleased to have such experienced leadership in our heat set division providing exceptional products and personal service.’

Paul de Bruin has been promoted as the Managing Director of Paarl Media Gauteng. The leadership of Paarl Media KZN has been consolidated under Executive Director Piet le Roux and Thys de Jager remains as the head of Paarl Media Paarl in his capacity as General Manager.