Andre Oosthuizen, Vice President Marketing Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Andre Oosthuizen is Vice President, Marketing of Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), headquartered in Atlanta. PCNA is the importer of Porsche sports cars, the Macan and Cayenne sport utility vehicles and the Panamera sports sedan, for the United States.
As Vice President, Marketing, Oosthuizen is responsible for leading a marketing team, which includes direct marketing, dealer marketing, and event marketing along with product planning and social media. Oosthuizen is also responsible for the Porsche Experience Centers in Atlanta and Los Angeles.
Oosthuizen came to PCNA in January 2012 from Porsche Middle East & Africa FZE, the fourth largest Porsche sales region globally. In his previous role as Director of Marketing in the Middle East & Africa, he was responsible for developing award-winning sales, marketing and product launch programs in 23 markets, including the GCC States Africa, Levant countries and India, and brought a new regional racing series to life, the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East. He is skilled in creating innovative marketing strategies and initiatives that speak to diverse consumer needs.
A racing enthusiast, Oosthuizen has devoted his entire career to the automotive industry. Prior to joining Porsche AG in 2007, he served in marketing management positions at Ford Southern Africa as well as Volvo Car South Africa.
Oosthuizen received his Bachelor of Honors Degree in Marketing Management from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.