w hat ’ s the B uzz ?
AUTO BODY GETS A HEAD
The appointment of an MD at the AIDC
Eastern Cape, an agency of provincial
government, commissioned to assist
industry become more globally
competitive, is the final step in the full
de-coupling of the two AIDC regional
job growth takes place,’’ he says.
Schultz has more than 20 years of
experience in the automotive sector,
having also worked for Mercedes
Benz South Africa for a decade,
responsible for lean manufacturing
projects and aspects of new model
Lance Schultz, who served as
manager: Supply Chain & Supplier
Development at the AIDC for 12 years
officially fills the MD role which has
been vacant since the AIDC Eastern
Cape, fully owned by the ECDC,
became a separate legal entity to its
sister company, the AIDC Gauteng, from
which it decoupled in 2012.
priorities of government by assisting the
Eastern Cape automotive sector become
more globally competitive.
Schultz points out however that the two
entities remain connected through a close
The objectives of government and industry
are not mutually exclusive and the AIDC
plays a key link between the two.
“The AIDC Eastern Cape, will never forget
its history and initial mandate to serve the
When industry is productive and
sustainable, then socio-economic and
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“The CEO’s appointment enables the
AIDC Eastern Cape to accelerate its
subsidised programmes and services,
with new focus and commitment,
and the immediate focus areas of the
AIDC Eastern Cape are Sustainability,
Transformation and Operational
Excellence in industry,’’ Schultz adds.
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He has managed major supplier
development projects in the
automotive industry, including
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