McGee & Co – About Us

The McGee & Co branch in Lydenburg is the oldest family-owned Ford dealership in South Africa and the oldest business in Lydenburg, opening its doors in 1926.

McGee & Co, Groblersdal is the third addition to the McGee & Co family business, having joined the proud legacy in 2015, and passionately services the Groblersdal comminity and surrounding areas. McGee & Co also have a branch in Burgersfort.

With over 90 years in dealership management, we uphold the same excellent quality service delivery in our branches by always adhering to our mission statement and core values:

Our Mission:

McGee & Co endeavours to build and serve our community. We are dedicated to provide superior products and excellent service quality to generate value for the customer, growth for the franchisor and employees, and sustained return on investment for the holders.

In addition to our mission, at McGee & Co we strive to be the best. We meet our goals by upholding core values in pursuing excellence.

A letter from Henry Ford in 1976, congratulating McGees on 50 years of Ford excellence.

Core Values:

  • Integrity - At McGee & Co we believe in doing the right thing for our customers, our staff and our partners without compromise
  • Teamwork - We believe that the best results are gained from working together
  • Honesty - Our clients need to be confident in our advice and assistance. At McGee & Co honesty always comes first
  • Trust - At McGee & Co we create confidence in our team's commitment to our shared values for our clients and our stakeholders
  • Love - Our passion for what we do is unparalleled and you can be sure that McGee & Co treat our relations with the greatest care

The McGee & Co family consists of committed, motivated staff at your service. Our young and vibrant sales team is ready to go the extra mile and assist clients with any and all transactions, queries and finance plans. Our workshop is sure to produce completely satisfied customers as our service and quality of workmanship is unwavering.

Meet the McGee & Co Management team - Lydenburg:

  • Garth McGee, Owner & Dealer Principal: At the helm of this business is Garth, as the Managing Director of the company. He joined his father, Cliff, in the business in July 1979 and took over reins in 1993.
  • Erica Murray, Financial Manager: Apart from being the financial manager Erica also oversees all aspects of HR management. Erica studied B-Com Statistics at the University of Potchefstroom, whereafter she returned to Lydenburg to start her professional career at a local accounting and auditors firm. Erica joined the McGee family in 2004.
  • Pieter du Plessis, Sales Manager: Pieter has been living in Lydenburg for the past 36 years! He completed his education at the local schools and took employment with ABSA Bank after completing military service. In just over a year he was appointed general manager of the local Bankfin vehicle branch. His knowledge about vehicles and financing them makes him the perfect individual to contact the next time you want to buy a new or used car! He joined the McGee team in 2002.
  • Nico Mulder, Sales Executive: Nico was born and raised in Lydenburg. He matriculated from the local high school in 2007. He became a field guide in Kruger National Park in 2008 and guided international clients for 8 years. Nico joined the McGee family in 2015 at the Lydenburg branch as a sales executive and moved to the Burgersfort branch in 2019.
  • Andries Coetser, Parts Manager: Ek bly al in Lydenburg van 1995 af. Ek het begin parte verkoop in 2007 en het by McGee aangesluit in 2014. Ek is getroud in 2012 en is tans besig om deeltyds te studeer , Diploma in business management. Ek geniet mountain biking as stokperdjie.
  • Brian Coetsee, Service Manager: Grew up in Lydenburg, finished matric in 1998 Hoerskool Lydenburg. Spend more than four years in the UK and involved in motorsport. Returned to Lydenburg in 2006 and joined the automotive industry, starting at sales then moved to the workshop in 2010. Joined McGee & Co. at the end of 2020.

Andries Coetzer – Parts Manager
Beancka McGee – F&I Manager
Brian Coetsee – Service Manager
Clifford McGee – Dealer Principal
Erica Murray – Financial Manager
Nico Mulder - Sales Executive
Pieter du Plessis – Sales Manager

Meet the McGee & Co Management team - Groblersdal:

  • Anton Botes, Dealer Principal: Joined McGee & Company Groblersdal 2017.
  • Elrigh Van Der Merwe, Parts Manager: Joined McGee & Company Groblersdal in 2018.
  • Willem Breytenbach, Service Manager: Joined McGee & Company Groblersdal in 2021.
  • Chantelle Nieman, F & I manager: Chanelle joined McGee & Company Groblersdal in 2016.
  • Han -Mar's Cronje: Joined McGee & Company Groblersdal in 2021.
Han-Mar Cronjé - Sales Manager
Anton Botes -Dealer Principal
Elrigh Van Der Merwe - Parts Manager
Willem Breytenbach - Service Manager
Chantelle Nieman - F & I manager

Meet the McGee & Co Management team - Burgersfort:

  • Clifford McGee, Dealer Principal: Clifford joined McGee & Co in 2011 and spent time in all the departments of the dealership. He then completed an Advanced Dealer Management course with Sewell’s that included a trip to an Australian Dealer. Clifford now manages the Burgersfort branch.
Clifford McGee- Dealer Principal