Harry Coetzee has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Aberdare Cables, a Powertech company within the Altron group.

With a BSc degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA from Wits University, Coetzee is a registered professional engineer and has held senior board and managerial positions in the past at Dorbyl Limited, Bosal Afrika and Toyota South Africa.

Prior to joining Aberdare Cables, Coetzee was CEO of the IST electronic technology group which was recently acquired by Powertech.