PERI South Africa Management Team

Meet the directors of PERI South Africa

This dynamic new leadership team is united in its commitment to uphold PERI's core mission of making construction more efficient, safer and faster. PERI South Africa is confident that this new team will drive continued success and contribute to the PERI 's legacy as a leader in the South African construction industry. 

PERI’s Managing Director 

As of October 1, 2023, Jaco Vermeulen has assumed the role of managing director at PERI South Africa. Jaco Vermeulen brings a wealth of experience. With an illustrious career spanning three decades in the construction industry, he has consistently achieved impressive results across various roles and responsibilities during his tenure at PERI South Africa. His appointment underscores PERI South Africa's commitment to fostering leadership from within its ranks and ensuring continuity of excellence in delivering innovative solutions. 

“It is with great pleasure and a sense of deep gratitude to take the helm of our esteemed company. PERI South Africa is a market leading formwork and scaffolding company and has a rich history, built on the foundations of hard work, dedication, and a relentless pursuit of customer satisfaction. I look forward to supporting the management team and leading the business through the next chapter of our growth” 

PERI’s Sales Director  

Etienne Eksteen has assumed the function of Sales Director as of January 1, 2024, being the latest addition to the dynamic PERI South Africa management team. Having joined PERI South Africa in 2008, Etienne has demonstrated exceptional dedication and proficiency throughout his time at PERI. Over the past 16 years, he has undertaken various roles within PERI, both domestically and internationally. His extensive industry knowledge and deep understanding of PERI will be invaluable to PERI’s sales division. 

PERI’s Technical Director 

As of July 1, 2023, Van Reenen Coetzee assumed the role of technical director.  Van Reenen brings a wealth of expertise to the role, with a proven track record of introducing cutting-edge solutions that enhance efficiency, safety, and sustainability in our industry. Throughout his career at PERI, he has held various positions within the company, showcasing his ability to drive forward-thinking solutions. This appointment reinforces PERI's dedication to providing industry-leading technical solutions. 

"I am deeply honoured and humbled by the company's confidence. Together, as a cohesive team, our commitment remains steadfast in delivering unparalleled engineering solutions to our valued customers, empowering them with a competitive advantage in the dynamic realm of construction." 

PERI’s Financial Director 

Jan Hugo van der Merwe has been appointed as the new Financial Director, effective June 1, 2023. With an extensive background in financial operations management and a strong performance history in implementing cost-effective measures to enhance profitability. Jan-Hugo is poised to lead the finance team to new heights of success in his new role. 

"As Financial Director, it's a privilege to continue my journey with a company I deeply value. I'm committed to our shared success and dedicated to upholding our core values. Let's push boundaries, enhance customer service, and advance construction practices for a safer, more efficient future." 

PERI’s Operation’s Director  

Dirk Lubbe has taken over the role of director of the operations department of PERI South Africa as of October 1, 2023. Dirk leverages his 17 years of experience with successful achievements at PERI South Africa. Dirk is a seasoned professional with strong abilities in management, team leadership, and process optimisation skills that he has applied and fortified in various previous roles throughout his career. Dirk is geared to make a valuable contribution to PERI's mission of providing best-in-class solutions in his role. 

PERI’s Head of Human Resources  

We introduce Terry Adams, PERI's head of human resources. Terry has a wealth of expertise in human resource management. Prior to joining PERI, she had several positions at prominent corporations, successfully integrating human capital strategies with overall business goals. Terry is a visionary leader who is dedicated to building an environment of excellence, diversity, and inclusion. 

About PERI:  

Established in 1969, PERI is the world’s largest manufacturer of formwork and scaffolding. In addition to the parent plant and headquarters in Weissenhorn near Ulm, Germany, it has over 60 subsidiaries and 120 logistics centres. The global company employs over 9,100 employees and generated a turnover of € 1,846 million in 2022. PERI Formwork Scaffolding Engineering (Pty) Ltd. is a B-BBEE supplier.


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05. March 2024
South Africa
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