Meet the Team

From humble beginnings in 1954 with 20 employees, Somta has grown into one of the largest cutting tool manufacturers in the southern hemisphere, operating from offices and modern manufacturing facilities laid out over 3 hectares with a complement of over 400 employees.

Allan Conolly

Allan Conolly

Managing Director

Sharl van Rensburg

Sharl van Rensburg

Financial Director

Graeme Holmes

Graeme Holmes

Operations Director

Ian Joubert

Ian Joubert

Local Sales Manager

Shaun Roopnarain

Shaun Roopnarain

International Sales Manager

Vijen Harripersad

Vijen Harripersad

Factory Production Manager

Moona Premlal

Moona Premlal

Factory Production and Lean Manufacturing Manager

Faeem-Mahomed

Faeem Mahomed

Factory Production Manager

Ossie Patterson

Ossie Patterson

Technical Manager

Derek Walden

Derek Walden

Technical Sales Manager

Dave Atkins

Dave Atkins

Quality Manager