Louis Maritz Named General Manager of Vehicle Sales, Service, and Marketing for General Motors Israel
General Motors South Africa’s Louis Maritz has been named the new General Manager of Vehicle Sales, Service, and Marketing for General Motors Israel, effective July 1st.
Maritz has been a part of General Motors for 21 years, working in manufacturing, supplier quality, after sales, and industrial engineering for General Motors South Africa and with General Motors’ Sub-Saharan Africa Operations. Prior to his most recent appointment, Maritz was an Industrial Engineer for GMSA and is a senior manager in after sales for Sub-Saharan Africa, a region that is made up in part by Israeli markets.
Maritz will be based out of General Motors’ offices in Herzliya, Israel, where he will report directly to GM Sub-Saharan Africa and Israel Operations President and Managing Director Ian Nicholls.
“My immediate priority is to make sure that we focus on growing our sales volumes through superior customer experience and that we continue to bring the right product to our Israeli consumers,” said Maritz. “This exciting new challenge gives me the opportunity to expand my experience in a highly advanced and competitive vehicle sales and service market.”
The 47-year-old holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.