Gary Scott

Gary Scott has been the CEO of Kia Motors South Africa since 2017, having first joined in 2002 from Deloitte. 

Kia Motors SA is the exclusive wholesaler and distributor of Kia motors vehicles and parts in South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. Started in 1998, it is a top 10 brand by volume and has an SA market share of 3.5%. Kia operates via a network of 68 dealerships, of which 19 are directly owned.  

Kia Motors SA is part of the Motus Corporation and Gary serves as a member of the Group Exco. He is also a Vice-President of National Automobile Association of SA (NAAMSA) representing Importers.  

He is well-travelled and counts a 3 month work experience in the US and a sabbatical in France as highlights.

An avid runner, he is married with 3 children