23 May 1972 – 31 March 2024

It is with profound sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our esteemed Executive Director and valued shareholder of CRH-Africa Automotive (Pty) Ltd, Kevin Pather. Kevin peacefully passed away on the 31st of March 2024.

Kevin’s journey with CRH-Africa Automotive (Pty) Ltd was one marked by unwavering dedication and exemplary leadership. Since acquiring shares within the Company, he played an instrumental role in shaping its trajectory, garnering immense respect from the Company’s Board of Directors and Senior Leadership. His vision and commitment have laid the foundation for sustainable growth, leaving behind a legacy that will be cherished for years to come.

Beyond his professional achievements, Kevin was a cherished member of our team and a dear friend to many. His seasoned professionalism, coupled with his unwavering enthusiasm and positive attitude, left an indelible mark on all who had the privilege of working alongside him. He epitomized business excellence and inspired those around him to strive for greatness. He had a profound impact on many personal lives through his humility and deep respect for people.

During this challenging time, our thoughts and prayers are with Kevin’s family and loved ones. We recognize the profound loss that his passing brings, and we extend our deepest condolences to all who were touched by his warmth and kindness.

As we come to terms with this loss, let us take solace in remembering Kevin’s extraordinary contributions and the positive impact he had on each of us. His legacy will forever be etched in our hearts and minds. We will continue to carry the mantel as we honour his legacy and carry forth the values he held dear.