Athol Collard | Managing Director and Sales Engineer
Athol Collard, son of founding member John Collard, joined Rand Blower in 1984, and with him brought the knowledge and experience of a BSc in Mechanical engineering.
He has successfully led and grown Rand Blower since his joining, and is key in the innovation process of all products and services the company offers.
Terence Collard | Design & Sales Engineer
Terence was the 3rd generation Collard to join Rand Blower in February 2016, after gaining experience with WBHO in Ghana. With a BSc Civil Engineering (WITS), Terence is involved with all levels of the business and sees himself as a solid part of the future of Rand Blower.
Terence’s drive in the next couple of years is to apply his engineering knowledge to adding value to customers.
Maria van der Berg | Accounting / HR Assistant
With over 10 years’ experience in Finance, six of those at Rand Blower, and NQF Level 5 as a Technical Financial Accountant, Maria is the head of the financial/HR realm at Rand Blower.
She ensures that all clients, suppliers and staff’s financial or HR needs are met, and is a key member of our team.
Marisca Smith | Receptionist & Administrative Officer
Marisca has a key role at Rand Blower.
With an administrative course completed through UNISA, Marisca’s duties also involve administrative to support, as well as performing the critical P.A. functions for Athol and Rudi as well as the sales team.
Marisca is the first person visitors will often meet or speak to and will ensure that our visitors feel welcome, and that they are directed to the correct person, whether telephonically or in person.
Rudi Visser | Operations Manager
Rudi is an integral part of Rand Blower as a director and shareholder. His knowledge of the industry is enhanced with a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, AutoCAD, computer Science E-Commerce and MCSD in programming.
Rudi drives the business and thus has a number of key responsibilities, which include: Quotes, job processing, overseeing/monitoring of fabrications, quality control and release of the final product.
Natasha Victor | Sales Engineer & Workshop Administration
Natasha fills a number of important customer services roles at Rand Blower, and is a key member of our team due her diversity. Currently studying her Mechanical Diploma, she is vital in the management of the organisation through support to the MD and Operations manager as their P.A., as well as managing various elements from administration, quotes, deliveries/collections and after sales service.
Jurie Venter | Junior Engineer & Quality Manager
Jurie Venter is a qualified Draughtsman by trade, and is currently studying BSc in Engineering.
Jurie is responsible for all basic or new designs at Rand Blower, inspections at the work shop as well as site visits.