Leon Prinsloo

  • Maputo Mozambique
Leon Prinsloo

A career generalist with good expatriate experience and broad expertise in management, sales and marketing

Work History

Work History
2011 - Present

Sales Director

Choice Diesel Mozambique

Sales, service and support in Mozambique of multiple recognized equipment brands such as Liebherr, Manitou, Wacker Neuson, Rosenbauer, Powerstar, Tank Clinic, Mitsubishi and Serco.

Assisting in management of the entire business on a daily basis including overseeing and managing of four branches located in Maputo, Beira, Tete and Nacala with a total of six workshops and 153 employees.

Communicate with suppliers and maintain supplier relationships.

Key focus on the sales department, managing the sales manager, admin manager and a team of four sales representatives, ensuring client satisfaction, sales targets and budgets are met.

All monthly sales reports and sales forecasts are presented by myself at quarterly board meetings including intensive strategic planning.

Develop and execute sales and marketing strategies.

Maintaining all key account relationships personally.

2010 - 2011

Regional Business Development Manager

Choice Diesel Mozambique

Development of new branch situated in Beira as well as strategic development in Tete and Nacala. Staff of 60 employees.

2008 - 2010

Maputo Branch Manager

Choice Diesel Mozambique

General managing of sales, finance, workshop, stores and HR departments. Staff of 30 employees.

2006 - 2008

General Manager

Choice Diesel South Africa 

General managing of sales, finance, workshop, stores and HR departments.

2003 - 2006

Sales Manager and Ultimately General Manager

Omicron Trading (corporate clothing and gifts)

General managing of sales and finance.

2002 - 2003

Sales Representative

Wizard Clothing (corporate clothing)

Corporate clothing sales representative.

2000 - 2002

Sales Representative

Tradelink Clothing (corporate clothing)

Corporate clothing sales representative.

1999 - 2000

Working Holiday

United Kingdom

Various positions.



Personal Skills

  • Combine entrepreneurial drive with business management skills to drive gains in revenue, market share and profit performance
  • Communicate a clear, strategic sales vision, effectively training and coaching sales team members
  • Cultivate excellent relationships with new prospects and existing customers
  • Able to turn around lagging operations and prepare companies for fast growth and profitability
  • Hardworking, loyal and eager to grow my professional career. I am a team player with a hands on approach

Key Skills

  • Strategic Business Development
  • Supplier Relations
  • Key Account Management
  • Regional Sales and Marketing Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Team Leadership
  • Employee Training
  • Business / Revenue Growth
  • Team Building
  • Strategic Planning
  • Forecasting

Certifications and Training

2012 - Present

Sales and Product Training

Liebherr, Powerstar, Mitsubishi, Manitou, Wacker Neuson

Certificate in Project Managment

Trevor Ketler Presentations

General Accounting

The Beta Consultancy Group



Grade 12

Jan Viljoen Technical High School

Mathematics, Science, Fitting and Turning, Computer Literacy, English and Afrikaans