PG Bison has appointed Christo Bester as its new Sales Executive. He will take up the position at the company’s Boksburg head offices from 1 June 2022.
Bester holds a master’s degree in Organisation and Resource Management (Cum Laude) and a BMil Management Science Honours Degree from the University of Stellenbosch. He brings a wealth of experience in both the wood-based panel and the retail industries to the company.
PG Bison is a proudly South African company that aims to inspire and enable beautiful living spaces. With more than 120 years’ experience in creating wood-based panel products, the company distributes its product range directly to trade retailers and manufacturers.
Bester has more than 20 years of experience in the retail and building material industries, of which 15 years have been spent in management and executive positions.
“It is an absolute privilege to join PG Bison – a proudly South African company that has been serving South Africa successfully for many years,” says Bester. “I am really looking forward to building mutually beneficial relationships with our valued customers and stakeholders by doing things with integrity and honesty, and always with respect.”
“Christo’s exemplary record of leading highly successful and profitable business units across multiple retail brands makes him the perfect candidate to take this role to the next level,” says PG Bison CEO, Gerhard Victor. “In the last 10 years he has served on the Exco of one of the country’s leading building material and hardware retail brands. I have no doubt his strong retail and financial acumen and skills in strategic planning, sales and operational management will help PG Bison and our customers grow from strength to strength.”