Meet the Bestbier team

Herman van Schalkwyk – Founder and Managing Member

Herman is the founder and a managing member at Bestbier.  Being primarily a farmer, he has extensive experience in the farming sector.  He later completed his degree in Law (LLB) at the University of South Africa.  Herman manages corporate planning, human resources and legal issues.  He is also responsible for sales and product enquiries.

DP Marais – Managing Member

DP completed his National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering at the Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein. As a mechanical engineer for a large Kroonstad-based mine equipment manufacturer he gained valuable experience in engineering, manufacturing and management.  Now with almost two decades’ experience to his credit DP is capable of designing and developing just about any kind of equipment the end user may need. He is a managing member at Bestbier and responsible for production, which includes product research, design, development and manufacture, and also sales and product enquiries.

MJ Boshoff – Mechanical Engineer

Does design work and drawings.

Gouws Prinsloo – Salesman

Dempsey du Preez – Claas technician and red seal qualified diesel mechanic 

Martin van Schalkwyk – Financial Manager