12 June, 2020
NCT Appoints New General Manager
Danny Knoesen - General Manager, NCT Forestry
Danny Knoesen has been appointed NCT Forestry's new general manager effective from 1 July 2020. He succeeds Patrick
Kime who retires at the end of June. Knoesen is the present general manager of NCT's wood chipping operations.
is a proven leader with solid engineering skills, business vision and
the ability to bring
people together. His experience in business integration,
manufacturing and procurement adds value to our unique timber marketing
organisation," says NCT chairman, Philip Day.
Since joining the co-operative in 2013, Knoesen has spearheaded major strategy and technical shifts
across NCT's wood chipping export operations, most notably the restructuring of its mills.
"This is certainly a most unusual and challenging time to take the helm," admits the incoming general manager.
"However, I am buoyed by the fact that, as an entity, we continue to
have remarkable and dedicated staff throughout our organisation.
Our business fundamentals are sound despite
the onerous conditions we face as a company, as well as a country.
have managed to pick up new business in the turmoil of international
markets, and we continue to aggressively pursue opportunities for our
in 1949, NCT Forestry is regarded as the largest forestry marketing
co-operative in southern
Africa. Its mission is to assist members to achieve their full
forestry potential and optimise financial results on a sustainable
Source: NCT Forestry Co-operative Limited