Homecoming Trends Report 2019

On Wednesday 22nd May 2019 Homecoming Revolution, the “Brain Gain” headhunting firm for Africa, hosted a VIP Cocktail event at the Saxon Hotel where insights from the Homecoming Trends Report 2019 were shared. Comment from Angel Jones (CEO of Homecoming Revolution): “The findings of this qualitative survey have provided us with key insights into the […]

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Africa’s Retail Skills Shortage

In Sub-Saharan Africa’s fast moving and highly competitive consumer market, the importance of hiring the right talent remains critical to the success of retailers. This was among the key insights and trends garnered from the recently held GIBS Retail and Consumer Insights Conference 2019. One of the major themes which emerged from the event was […]

Ghana world’s fastest growing economy in 2019

Ghana’s economy is skyrocketing. That is what the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predict for this year. The IMF talks of a growth rate of 8.8 percent in its World Economic Outlook, which would make Ghana the fastest growing economy in the world in 2019. Last year, the country’s economy only grew […]

Executives on the move: WeThinkCode Managing Director

Nyari Samushonga has joined South African tech institution WeThinkCode as Managing Director. Nyari will be responsible for building on the success of WeThinkCode by driving sustainable expansion across Africa. With over 16 years of experience as a business leader, digital strategist and financial consultant in South Africa, the United States, Tanzania and Zimbabwe she has […]

Big business sets sights on repats for C-suite roles

Multinationals and big businesses across Sub-Saharan Africa have confirmed that localized C-suite talent works best on the continent. At the recently held Deloitte Africa in 2019 Outlook Conference, Nabeel Laher, Head International Private Equity Old Mutual Alternative Investments, said, “We’ve found better success in employing executives who have ties back home in Africa.  It is […]

Mastercard hosts targeted fintech talent event in London

Homecoming Revolution recently hosted a targeted talent event in London for leading global payments and technology company Mastercard to encourage top Nigerian fintech talent to return home. The event, which took place on 14 December at The Park Plaza Victoria, was titled ‘Connecting you to priceless possibilities in Africa’ and aimed to inform the audience […]

Executives on the move: iVeri Head of Business Development

Tamara Reddy has been appointed as Head of Business Development for payments technology company iVeri. She is a highly experienced business development professional with strong experience in payments in the banking ecosystem. With more than two decades of experience, iVeri has an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the payments industry across most African countries.  Within […]

Executives on the move: Phil Mokoele

Phil Mokoele has been appointed Store Operations Director for Massdiscounters t/a Game and DionWired. He is a seasoned operations executive with almost 20 years’ experience in retail.   Within his new role, Phil will be responsible for providing sound leadership and direction to regional and store managers countrywide as well as to ensure all new […]

Executives on the Move: Makro Digital Marketing Manager

Kerry Ho Van Rensburg has been appointed as Digital Marketing Manager for Makro. She is a strong strategic marketer with an excellent lead generation, analytics and content management track record. Within her new role, Kerry is responsible for developing a senior, experienced digital marketing capability in the organisation as a key pillar of the business’s […]

TFG hosts SA IT talent event in London

Homecoming Revolution recently hosted a targeted talent event in London for TFG Infotec to woo South African IT professionals home. The event, which took place on 28 September at The Park Plaza Victoria, brought together seasoned IT candidates for an informative and insightful evening on the opportunities offered by TFG in Cape Town. Each candidate […]

Executives on the Move: Executive Head SBF Foundation

Halli Manolakos-Tsehisi has been appointed as Executive Head of Students for a Better Future Foundation. She is responsible for managing the implementation, evaluation and continued growth and development of the key functions of the foundation: scholarship recruitment; Grade 7 preparatory programme; school scholarship programme; tertiary programme and Alumni Association. When asked what appealed most about […]

Executives on the move: Visa Country Director Rwanda

Salma Ingabire has been appointed Country Director for Visa Rwanda. She is responsible for the general management of all aspects of Visa’s local business including business strategy, business development, portfolio management and matrixed management of functions, to ensure alignment with global and regional strategies, government officials, Central Bank and other regulatory institutions, people leadership and […]

Managers on the Move: Tiger Brands HRBP

Kim Richards has joined Tiger Brands as HR Business Partner. She will contribute to the business strategy by working with business leaders to identify and build key capabilities, leadership, behaviours and appropriate structures to execute strategy. A core part of her role will also be working with business leaders to translate business needs into HR […]

Faye Tessendorf appointed Managing Director of Homecoming Revolution

JOHANNESBURG –  Executive Headhunting Firm Homecoming Revolution is delighted to announce the appointment of Faye Tessendorf as Managing Director. Homecoming Revolution is a boutique recruitment firm specializing in recruiting and placing globally experienced African talent across the continent. Faye has been a key member of Homecoming Revolution’s leadership team since August 2015. She previously worked […]

Sub-Saharan Africa dominates global mobile money industry

Mobile money transactions in Sub-Saharan Africa reached US$19.9 billion in 2017, 63% of the global figure. Mats Granryd, Director General at the GSMA said Sub-Saharan Africa is a dominant region as mobile money evolves into the leading payment platform for the digital economy with 690 million registered accounts in 90 countries around the world. “The […]

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