Voith Turbo South Africa’s new Managing Director, Themba Baloyi.

Voith Turbo South Africa has announced the appointment of Themba Baloyi as its new Managing Director. The company is active in the marketing, assembly, service and sales support of engineering products in mining and metals, paper, rail, commercial vehicles, power, oil and gas. As MD, Themba will provide leadership, support, and guidance. His appointment follows the relocation and immigration of the previous MD.

Themba has a successful history with Voith. He joined the company on 1 September 2018 as Procurement Manager. During this time, he spearheaded various company-wide projects and process systems, which he successfully executed and implemented with different department managers’ support.

On 1 September 2020, during the Covid-19 pandemic, Themba was promoted to Director of Operations, following the resignation of his predecessor due to illness. Themba stepped in and assumed various responsibilities over eight months before this appointment. On 1 August 2022, he was promoted to Director of Operations and Managing Director. Before joining Voith in September 2018, Themba worked for various blue chip companies in the engineering, marine, oil, petroleum and explosives industries.

Mechanical engineering

Senior Vice President and CFO Voith Turbo Industry says, “We are delighted to appoint Themba to this position. His experience across procurement, supply chain, operations, warehousing, quality, health, safety and environment, combined with his financial, economics and sales management acumen, has proven his ability to identify opportunities, develop partnerships and lead initiatives, which will help build the company and deliver an exciting future for Voith.”

Themba is an internationally Certified Supply Chain Professional. He holds a BTech Degree in Mechanical Engineering, a National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, an Advanced Programme in Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Management, a Certificate in Sales Management and Procurement Management, and has completed a Middle Management Development Programme.


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