Isuzu SA needs a new kind of leadership to break out of the corner of the new-vehicle market it occupies, outgoing MD Michael Sacke said on Monday.

The Port Elizabeth truck maker announced last week that Sacke will make way on July 1 for Billy Tom, who has spent the last 12 years at Coca-Cola SA and its ABI bottling arm. Tom, whose career includes a spell with General Motors SA (GMSA), will become the first black SA head of a major local vehicle manufacturer...

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