John Gentz joins DavitNorway

John Gentz COO Africa
Our COO Africa region , John Gentz

It is with great pleasure we release the news of John Gentz joining the DavitNorway team.
John will be heading our African region businesses and will be servicing our customer’s needs for both davits, coursing, and services.

John was born in Cape Town and schooled at Wynberg Boys High. He is a qualified professional with degrees from the University of Cape Town, Stellenbosch University and the Cape University of Technology.

John has been involved in a number different business sectors and has occupied senior positions in a number of companies. He has been instrumental in the turnaround of a number of businesses as well as the building of successful networks and creating motivated professional teams. His last position was as Divisional General Manager of a Marine company. In this period John traveled extensively in Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas building business partnerships, extensive business Networks and establishing branches.

With more than 15 years’ experience, a Rhino thick skin and a “never-say-die” attitude John has developed a Customer Relations Network of Contacts in the SA Marine Industry, “par to non”.

John is an ambassador for service excellence and has a preference for extroversion and is energized through interactions with others. He also has a professional track record and a knack for closing deals.

John will bring his energy, passion and professionalism into marine solutions for your business  and will make the journey a truly professional, smooth and memorable one.

‘Good service makes the difference – Make every interaction count , even the small ones. They are all relevant .”