Board of Directors

AN Wilson (Neil)

Chief Executive Officer
Goscor Group

Neil joined the Goscor Group of Companies in early 2008 as the Group Finance Director. A qualified Chartered Accountant (CA(SA)), Neil studied at UCT and then completed his articles at Deloitte & Touche. His career started in the investment management world where Neil played a significant role in building an asset management business called Melville Douglas which he was MD of for a number of years. This business was acquired by Standard Bank in 2001. As a Director Neil was given a number of different leadership positions within Standard Bank, being appointed as Director and Head of Private Banking and Wealth in 2006.

Neil was appointed as CEO of Goscor in 2010 when Imperial acquired a controlling interest in the Group. Neil is a passionate cyclist, golfer and family man.

D Shafto (Darryl)

Managing Director
Goscor Lift Truck Company

Darryl’s vast experience in Sales and Marketing has given him the perfect platform to exceed expectations in his position as Managing Director of Goscor Lift Truck Company.

He matriculated at King Edwards School in 1978 and then joined Post and Telecommunications where he received his N6.  He spent 8 years at First National Battery as their National Sales Manager and in 1996 joined the Goscor Group of Companies where he has held various positions such as National Sales manager, Sales Director, Regional Director (CT) and in 2001 was promoted to Managing Director of Goscor Lift Truck Company.  He completed a 12 month MAP (Master of Administration Programme) diploma in 1998 at Wits Business School. Darryl’s hobbies include golf, gym and cycling.

Francois Otto

Group Financial Director

Francois holds a B Compt degree from Unisa and completed his articles at a medium sized Audit Firm in Cape Town.

He joined an Industrial Equipment group in December 1999 as Financial Manager in Cape Town and relocated to Johannesburg during 2002 for the same group where he fulfilled Financial Manager roles both locally and in the UK for a total of 10 years.

Francois joined the Goscor Group in January 2010 as the Group Financial Manager.