General information

Nature of business and principal activities

Barloworld is a distributor of leading international brands providing integrated rental, fleet management, product support and logistics solutions. The core divisions of the group comprise Equipment and Handling (earthmoving, power systems, materials handling and agriculture), Automotive and Logistics (car rental, motor retail, fleet management services, used vehicles and disposal solutions, logistics management and supply chain optimisation). We offer flexible, value adding, innovative business solutions to our customers backed by leading global brands. The brands we represent on behalf of our principals include Caterpillar, Hyster, Avis Budget, Audi, BMW, Ford, General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Volkswagen, Massey Ferguson and others.

Barloworld has a proven track record of long-term relationships with global principals and customers. We have an ability to develop and grow businesses in multiple geographies including challenging territories with high growth prospects.

One of our core competencies is an ability to leverage systems and best practices across our chosen business segments. As an organisation we are committed to sustainable development and playing a leading role in diversity and inclusion.

The company was founded in 1902 and currently has operations in over 20 countries around the world with 78% of over 20 000 employees in South Africa.

General information

Country of incorporation and domicile

Republic of South Africa


DB Ntsebeza (chairman)
CB Thomson
PJ Blackbeard
PJ Bulterman
NP Dongwana
FNO Edozien
AGK Hamilton*
A Landia**
SS Mkhabela
B Ngonyama
SS Ntsaluba
SB Pfeiffer
DM Sewela
OI Shongwe
DG Wilson

* Retired with effect from 3 February 2016.
** Resigned with effect from 31 December 2015.

Company secretary

LP Manaka

Prescribed officers

PK Rankin
V Salzmann

Registered office

180 Katherine Street

Postal address

PO Box 782248


Deloitte & Touche

Company registration number


Preparer of annual financial statements

SY Moodley CA(SA)