Meet David, or Dawie as he’s known to some. He’s the office guy who can file paperwork faster than a nitro-boosted Porsche going from 0 – 100. He has a passion for cars, and loves to get to know them. If not over a candle-lit dinner, then with the pedal to the medal out on the roads. And if he could, he’d be hurtling through the sky like a bird, a plane, a…
Hi David, pleased to meet you. Which BuyCentre branch can people find you at, and what’s your role at BuyCentre?
I handle admin for the company. I’m not just about the paper work though, but I enjoy having the office run smoothly.
What’s the most exciting part of the job?
I love meeting people. All kinds of people, from all walks of life. Getting to know them. I also enjoy test driving the cars that come in.
What do you love most about BuyCentre?
I really love helping people. Making a difference to their day. Seeing them smile once all the paperwork has gone through, and they realise the great value they got for their vehicle.
If you could change roles with anybody in the company for the day, who would it be and why?
Well, not strictly part of the company, but I’d love to be a motoring journalist, test driving the newest cars.
Do you have a nickname?
What advice would you give to recent hires?
Always be honest. We are all human, we all learn. The only mistake from making a mistake is not learning from it.
What’s your all-time favourite car?
1955 Merc SL300.
If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
Where would you go?
Even Canada in December?
If I had thick enough clothing, then sure.
The birds would be flying the other way.
You shouldn’t do something just because everybody else is doing it.
True. If you were to write a book about yourself, what would you name it?
“I am David.”
“Hear me Roar”?
I’ll go with that.
What’s the nerdiest thing you do in your spare time?
Watching YouTube videos.
Man, those cat videos. I live for those cat videos.
Without cat videos, there’d be no YouTube.
Ha! What’s your motto in life?
“Always be your best.”
Thanks for your time, David. Lastly, why BuyCentre?
I love interacting with people. They can always make my day into something special. We’re about our customers. We’re about everybody being happy with the buy.