Goodyear South Africa Has a New Home

Goodyear

Goodyear South Africa has consolidated its Johannesburg based offices by moving to a new Head Office at the Hertford Office Park in Midrand in order to support the company's business strategy of business simplification, increased efficiencies and enabling effective employee engagement.

New Head Office for Goodyear South Africa

"The consolidation of our Johannesburg based offices into this new office location, provides an empowering environment for our teams to continue working together in creating products and services that contribute to memorable experiences for vehicle and truck owners in every corner of Africa," stated Darren Hayes-Powell, Group Managing Director for Goodyear South Africa and Sub-Sharan Africa.

According to Goodyear, a great deal of thought has gone into the design and layout of the new offices. A specific interior design scheme was implemented to create an ergonomic and attractive work space, that cultivates creativity and collaboration. The open plan design is essential for letting natural light into the workspace, creating a refreshing and energising work environment. Furthermore, the building is an eco-friendly facility that has all the features of a green star building such as energy efficient lighting; energy efficient air conditioning; back-up water and power supply.

The offices that have now found a new home at the Hertford Office Park include Trentyre staff who were based in Germiston, Goodyear Group Managing Director, Goodyear Sub-Saharan Africa team and support staff who were based at the International Business Gateway in Midrand, as well the Consumer Sales Team that was based at Hi-Q Head Office in Spartan. The Hi-Q Head Office will soon be moving to the Motor City at Waterfall in Midrand, which will be in close proximity to the new Goodyear South Africa offices.

Pictured standing in front of the Goodyear timeline at the new Head Office are from Left: Piotr Czyzyk; Trentyre and Commercial Director, Ria Bronkhorst; Human Resources Director, Marquis Pretorius; Sub-Saharan Director, Nonkosi Dyantyi; Group Communications Manager and Goodyear Group Managing Director; Darren Hayes Powell.

About the author

David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.

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