SKF South Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Burak Özyurt as the company’s new Managing Director.
After working for Arcelik- Defy, Burak Özyurt joined SKF in 2012 as an Application Engineer in Turkey and worked in various roles from there.
He was later appointed as the Sales and Engineering Director of SKF Turkey and, after 3 years, attained the position of SKF Distribution Development Manager: Central East Europe , Middle East and Africa. After successfully fulfilling his obligations in this role, Burak has now been appointed as the Managing Director of SKF Southern Africa, based in Boksburg, Johannesburg, with immediate effect.
Burak’s vision is to create a unique and highly-efficient customer-focused organisation. His aim will be to deploy the SKF ‘Rotational Equipment Performance‘ model throughout all of Sub-Sahara Africa. Under this CAPEX-tight environment, Burak will be focusing on Performance Management Contracts for all of our valued customers in Southern Africa, to help them reduce OPEX and CAPEX.