Our Leadership Team

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.


Wayne Bowyer

Managing Director

    Wayne holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Durban University of Technology.


    He joined Toyota Tsusho Africa in 2003 and has specialised in Sales & Procurement, Production, Logistics and New Business Development.


    He has extensive automotive industry experience and has been instrumental in the establishment of various business models within Toyota Tsusho Africa.


    Wayne was appointed as Managing Director in April 2020.


    Kentaro Nemoto

    Deputy Managing Director

      Kentaro Nemoto holds a Bachelor Degree in Foreign Studies (Hispanic Region Studies) from SOPHIA university in Japan.


      He started his career in metal resource trading at a Japanese trading house (Nissho Iwai, currently Sojitz) before joining SAP(ERP soft vendor) in Tokyo.


      He joined Toyota Tsusho Corporation in 2005 and was dedicated mainly to logistics business development before being transferred to South Africa.


      He has been Deputy Managing director of CFAO South Africa since October 2020.


      Shaun Govender

      Chief Financial Officer

        Shaun is a Chartered Accountant and holds an Honours Bachelor of Accounting Science qualification from the University of South Africa.


        He has extensive experience in Commerce and industry, having started his career at Sasol and later joined the Massmart Group as a Financial manager at Makro South Africa before joining Toyota Tsusho Africa in 2009.


        Shaun has been the Chief Financial officer and an Executive Director at Toyota Tsusho Africa since April 2020.