About Us

Management Team

Pieter van der Merwe

Chief Executive Officer

Pieter joined VR Laser in January 2015. Pieter has completed his LLB and had begun his career as an attorney in the High Court of South Africa in 2003.



Ian Mc Neil
Operations/Technical Manager

Ian Mc Neil

Operations/Technical Manager


Ian handles the operations and technical side for VR Laser. Prior to VR Laser he has worked with dominant brands in the world like Rolls Royce Aero Engines, Ford Motor Company, Jaguar Land Rover, Reumech to name a few. Mr Ian Has completed his graduation as a Mechanical Engineer.

Claire Tomsett
Financial Manager

Claire Tomsett

Financial Manager


Claire works as the Financial Manager for VR Laser Services, prior to this she was working as Financial Manager for the Doshi Group. She has completed her B. Compt from University of South Africa(UNISA).

Pieter Grundlingh
Manager Supply Chain and Integration

Pieter Grundlingh

Manager Supply Chain and Integration


Prior to VR Laser Pieter has worked as the Head of Operations at BAE Systems, Logistics Director at Master Drilling, Operations Manager at Joy Mining Machinery. Pieter has completed his Masters in Manufacturing & Engineering Technology.

Wikus Weber
Logistics and Security Manager

Wikus Weber

Logistics and Security Manager


Wikus handles logistics and security matters at VR Laser. Wikus has worked with South African Police Service from 1984 to 1999 where he retired as a Colonel. Before joining VR Laser he was a director Old World Concretes (Pty.) Ltd. before stepping down in 2012.