VME Group is focused on developing a management and leadership team consisting of 35 participants.
We started with a New Era Leadership Development Training program, managed by Dr Gerhard van Rensburg.
It consist of 32 leadership principles online programs, Group session and 90 minutes individual session
Short biography of Dr Gerhard Van Rensburg founder of the New Era Leadership Institute
After 19 years in ministry Gerhard van Rensburg moved into the leadership development field.
He founded New Era Leadership and worked as a leadership and executive coach, development facilitator and academic supervisor for the past 12 years.
He holds a doctorate in leadership and organisational structure. He is currently a lead contractor in leadership development for Corporate Governance Framework (Pty.) Ltd, an associate of The Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management (Pty) Ltd, and one of Duke Corporate Education's network of global educators.
In About the author of his book, The Leadership Challenge in Africa, Gerhard's passion is described as follows: "Gerhard passionately believes in the potential of the people in South Africa and the African continent to grow and develop their unique qualities and cultures in such a way that they will live proudly.
"Changing of the guard at Force Motor Engineering, part of the new VME Group under the control and management of CI Holdings. The Group recently announced staff movements as part of their growth strategy. Gavin Smallberger, Northern Cape Regional Manager has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of newly acquired operation in Rosslyn, Pretoria North. Gavin was instrumental in building Force Engineering from infancy and leaves Kimberley after 32 years. Hennie Neethling had been appointed the Branch Manager for Valfrira Motor Engineering Kimberley. He has more than 15 years' experience at the Elandsfontein operation of the VME Group. Members interested in welcoming Hennie on-board and at the helm of the operation in Kimberley can do so by contacting him on