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Industrial brands group Barloworld (BAW) announced on Monday that Sani Mngomezulu had been appointed CEO of Electro-Motive Diesel Africa‚ with effect from June 22 2012.

Electro-Motive Diesel Africa is a joint venture entered into between Barloworld and Electro-Motive Diesel‚ Inc.‚ a subsidiary of Progress Rail Services Corp.‚ a Caterpillar company.

The new joint venture will provide rail and transit customers with industry-leading locomotive products and services‚ including access to cutting-edge diesel and emissions technology.

Barloworld CEO Clive Thomson said: “We have every confidence that under Sibani’s leadership the Electro-Motive Diesel Africa team will realise their vision of becoming the rail solutions provider of choice in South Africa and the region.” - I-Net Bridge