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Busie Mhlanga-Mjimba
+27 (79) 591 2688

Next Event


21 Oct 2021


All Day



HR Champions Seminar

Unpacking the big HR reset and priorities

2020 was a bumpy ride! 2021 has however reshaped organisations for a brighter future, and organisations are looking forward to a less turbulent 2022. When Covid-19 hit, forward thinking companies quickly stepped up to the plate, demonstrating agility and innovation to solve for the disruption brought by this unprecedented crisis.

How did these company’s make it and what is the winning formulae?

KR has put together a panel of top HR leaders from some of the world’s top employer organisations to share insights on how to successfully usher organisations through this tremendous change.

Don’t miss this discussion taking place virtually on the 21st of October 2021. Get ahead of the pack, and take back practical strategies and scalable process improvements for implementation in your organisation.

What to expect:

  • Six 1-hour interactive discussions, coupled with practical real world experience case studies led by top employer industry leaders and influencers
  • Unpack how the role of the HR has evolved and how this impacts the profession
  • Find out how high performing organisations are building strong HR capabilities and competencies to thrive in the resilience economy
  • Explore the new framework for Human capital management in the new remote/hybrid landscape
  • Gain insights into how leaders are envisioning the new future of work and learn which HR initiatives have the greatest impact


HR Champions | Online Seminar:  R2 250.00





Hourly Schedule

21 October 2021

08:50 - 09:00
Chairpersons opening remarks
09:00 - 10:00
New strategies for HR leaders on designing the digital workplace
Euan Davies, Associate Vice President: Centre for the future of work EMEA, Cognizant AND Marthle du Plessis, Associate Director, PwC
Euan Davis
10:00 - 11:00
Talent trends that are changing the face of HR
Durdana Kabir, Head Talent &OD, Nestle Singapore AND Ashnie Muthusamy, Head: Talent, Transformation and L&D, Sun International
11:00 - 11:30
Morning break
11:30 - 12:30
Reshaping Employee experience and organisational culture
Julio Ferraz, Organisation Effectiveness Executive, Old Mutual AND Terryn Palani, Executive Head: Talent and Employee Experience, Vodacom AND Travis Stephenson, Group Head: Talent, Mr Price
12:30 - 13:30
Employee Wellbeing moves to centre stage
13:30 - 14:30
Lunch break
14:30 - 15:30
Corporate learning redefined
Trevor Kunda, Group Head: Learning and Leadership Development, Discovery AND Snowy Mahlangu, Head: Talent, Learning and Inclusion, Marsh Middle East and Africa
Snowy Mahlangu
15:30 - 16:30
The People Management landscape for 2022 and beyond: the human at the centre
Prof Theo Veldsman, Work Psychologist, Visiting and Extra-Ordinary Professor and best-selling Author AND Abey Kgotle, HR Director, Mercedes AND Gbemisola Atimomo, Head of People and Organisation, Middle Africa, Novo Nordisk Kenya
Professor Theo Veldsman
16:30 -
Close and wrap up of seminar
Euan Davis
Euan Davis
Associate Vice President at Cognizant Technology Solutions (London, UK)
Euan Davis joined Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work in 2013. He works extensively to establish Cognizant’s thought leadership credentials in Europe. His research focuses at the intersection of innovation and workforce culture. Euan ensures that the Center provides original research and analysis of work force trends and dynamics. To this end, he collaborates with a wide range of business and technology thinkers and academics. His work includes The Renaissance of Blue Collar Work, Europe: Digital Superpower? He was also a co-author of 21 Jobs of the Future as well as the follow up 21 Marketing Jobs of the Future as well as Everything you Wanted to Know About the Future of Work. Prior to joining Cognizant, Euan served as a Principal Analyst for Forrester Research based in London. He holds a BA degree from Portsmouth University and resides in Cambridge, UK.
Snowy Mahlangu
Snowy Mahlangu
Head Talent Learning & Inclusion, Marsh Middle East and Africa
Snowy is an engaging, authentic and passionate senior HR leader with deep expertise in Learning & Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Executive Coaching and Diversity and Inclusion. With over 17 years’ experience working across multiple industries driving global brands through transformation and a clear focus on strategy and execution. She currently heads up Talent, Learning and Inclusion for Marsh Middle East and Africa regions. Prior to Marsh Snowy was with Vodacom for 11 years where she was head of Learningand Leadership Development. She has experience working with senior Executives and Board of Directors. Snowy has also worked extensively with Bursars, Graduates and Young adults and supported them with coaching, mentoring and career counselling. She is passionate about community development and also support youngsters in their spiritual growth. She has an MBA from Milpark Business School and Digital Strategy Certificate from INSEAD. She has also completed ICF accredited Coaching courses.
Professor Theo Veldsman
Professor Theo Veldsman
Work Psychologist, Strategic People Effectiveness Advisor Visiting
Professor, University of Johannesburg, Extraordinary Professor, University of Stellenbosch Business School Theo Veldsman is regarded as one of the thought leaders in South Africa with respect to people management and the psychology of work. For many years he has demonstrated his ongoing ability to pro-actively identify emerging people and leadership needs and arrive at fit-for-purpose, innovative solutions that are simultaneously theoretically and practically sound. He has a proven ability to theory and practice. Theo has extensive research and development, as well as consulting experience over the past 35 years in the fields of strategy formulation and implementation; strategic organisational change; organisational (re)design; team building; leadership/ management development; and strategic people/ talent management. He has consulted/ consults with many leading South African companies, and organisations overseas, in the above areas in the roles of Advisor, Expert, Coach/ Mentor. He is seen as one of the pioneers of Organisational Design as a formal discipline in Southern Africa and Africa. He has enabled the process of introducing many of the global Organisational Design thought-leaders to South African audiences by arranging for them to visit South Africa. Personally, Theo has conducted more than 50 organisational design assignments across private and public organisations, both locally and internationally, at the executive and senior management levels. Over the past 8 years Theo has trained close on 200 OD practitioners through public and in company programmes. He has been party to many South African organisations introducing organisational design as a formal area of practice.

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