Marthinus Coetzee (MBA) started his career in Two-Way Radios in 1986 when he joined the South African Airforce Telecommunications Unit. During this period with SAAFTC he was seconded to the Department of Environmental affairs as HF Technician and had the privilege to go to Marion Island, Gough Island and the South African Antarctic Base SANAE.
In 1993 he joined Trans RSA (Kenwood), who in later years joined Global Communications as Senior Technician doing component level repairs on Kenwood HF, VHF and UHF Two Way Radios. During his years with Kenwood he also serviced clients across Africa and the Middle East.
In 1995 the company secured a National UHF contract with ARMSCOR and he was promoted to GM for Ikwezi Maintenance and Communication. In charge of the Military UHF and MARNET / NEAR Repeater Networks Nationally he had the opportunity to travel South Africa extensively.
Marthinus completed his Trade in Two-Way Radio repairs in 1989 and after completing his N6 he was awarded his National N Diploma. In 2004 he completed his MBA degree through the UNISA SBL and Open University UK partnership.