Arxada has appointed Johan Nortje as the customer accounts manager for the KwaZulu-Natal, southern Mpumalanga and Swaziland (Eswatini) regions

Arxada, trading as Arch Wood Protection South Africa, is a global leader in wood treatment technologies.

“With his experience, high level of enthusiasm and a sound understanding of our customers’ needs and expectations, we are pleased to welcome Johan to the Arxada team. We are confident that our customers are in capable hands. Working with Johan, we will continue to provide the industry-leading support vital to our operations,” comments JJ du Plessis, the senior regional sales manager at Arxada.

Nortje’s 14 years of experience in the timber industry includes ten years as a sales and technical specialist in the sawmilling industry. His new responsibilities include providing sales and engineering support, technical and occupational safety and health services and conducting treatment plant audits. He will also train treatment plant operators.

Reflecting on his new role, Nortje says, “It is a privilege to be a part of a global wood protection brand and work with leading innovative products, such as Tanalith and Vacsol Azure. I am excited to be surrounded by a team of experts who strive for continuous improvement in quality and operations.

“I look forward to the challenges and opportunities ahead and drawing on my knowledge to ensure that Arxada customers receive the best and most efficient service and support.”