Our history

African Leather has opened our doors officially during 2004, but we have been an active role-player in the game skins and upholstery leather industry since 1999. 

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Our mission

Our mission is to provide genuine African game skins and upholstery leather of exceptional quality at competitive prices, while also providing prompt delivery. 

Our people

African Leather is a proud family business, and we celebrate the important role of every staff member in our team:

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Ian Otto (Director) is the driving force behind African Leather. Ian is experienced and owns extensive knowledge of the game skins and upholstery leather industry. He also has a sound knowledge of the technical and chemical components of leather and gameskin tanning.

He specifically applies his knowledge and skills set to ensure that African Leather is always at the forefront of product innovation. In addition, Ian often travels throughout South Africa and the neighbouring countries to source only the best quality products for our clients, while also ensuring a consistent supply of top quality skins and upholstery leather. 

CAPE TOWN BRANCH:

  • Ian Otto – Director : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Linda Otto – Marketing and Export Sales Representative : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Alet Steyn – Senior Admin Manager : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Gareth Mouton – Sales Representative: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Donny Siebritz  - Logistics and Deliveries
  • Francois Arendse – Storeroom and Logistics Officer – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Queen – Senior Store Room Assistant
  • Pierre De Villiers, Rhonwyn Arendse and Sereen Solomon:  Store Room Assistant

GAUTENG BRANCH:

  • Ansa Nel – Branch Manager: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Melissa van der Merwe – Accounts and Admin Administrator: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Hentie de Witt – Store and Logistics Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • David Mogotlane – Store Room Assistant