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 […]

Executives on the Move: Makro Head of Digital Innovation

Lazaros Karapanagiotidis has been appointed as Head of Digital Innovation at Makro. Lazo, who joined Makro in March, is responsible for promoting the use of new digital technologies to optimise the end-to-end Makro value chain for competitive differentiation, as well as overseeing operations in rapidly changing sectors including mobile apps, social media, virtual goods and […]

Executives on the Move: Click Foundation CEO & COO

Dudu Makhari and Shirley Gilbey have joined the executive team of The Click Foundation, a non-profit using educational technology to tackle the early learning literacy crisis in South Africa. They joined the organisation in February, Dudu in the capacity of CEO and Shirley in the capacity of Group COO. Each possessing a unique set of […]

Our network WILL work for you

The significance of having a global network is something that is often overlooked. Against a backdrop of an increasingly competitive battle for talent, a strong network is a critical tool for tapping into top talent possessing a mix of rare skills. Inquire about our candidate network here. Comments Angel Jones, CEO of Homecoming Revolution, “We’re […]

African leaders sign landmark free trade agreement

Close to 50 African Union Member States have signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), marking what African Union leaders called a “historic moment in the life of the continent”. African leaders gathered in Kigali in March for the 10th Extraordinary Summit of the AU Assembly of Heads of State and Government. The agreement […]

Africa a world leader in women business owners

Ghana has the highest percentage of women business owners worldwide, according to the 2018 Mastercard Index of Women’s Entrepreneurship. The Index examined 57 different economies around the globe, including Botswana, Ethiopia, South Africa and Uganda; with Ghana, Nigeria and Malawi as new additions. According to the report, 46,4% of businesses operated in Ghana are owned […]

President Cyril Ramaphosa endorses Homecoming Revolution

President Cyril Ramaphosa endorsed the work done by Homecoming Revolution in the National Assembly on 5 November 2015. The President said, “We applaud those who have started various initiatives. There are people who have started the Homecoming Revolution and are encouraging a number of people to come back home and utilize their skills here.” Watch […]

Africa at the forefront of fintech globally

Africa is now at the forefront of fintech with 57.6% of the world’s 174 million active registered mobile money accounts in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to Ecobank. Speaking at the Africa Tech summit which took place in Kigali on 14 & 15 February, Ecobank’s assistant vice president for the push payments division Nshuti Lucy Mbabazi said […]

5 reasons why cheaper is more Expensive

When recruiting for a role that requires team leadership, business development and strategic innovation, it’s highly recommended that you choose the right candidate versus the cheapest. Very often, these quality candidates are those with global experience.  At Homecoming Revolution, headhunting for globally experienced Africans often comes with a higher price tag. “Their skillset is scarce […]

Paul Harris: South Africa in sy moer?

Paul Harris, former CEO of FirstRand Limited, was invited to his old school, Maritzburg College, as Guest of Honour and Guest Speaker at a recent event. Harris was Head Prefect in 1967. The event was attended by old boys from as far back as 1944, according to Maritzburg College. Besides reminiscing in an entertaining manner, […]

Executives on the Move: Generator & Plant Hire COO

Anthony Sibanda is thriving in his role as Chief Operating Officer of Generator and Plant Hire, one of the market leaders in South Africa in emergency power generation. The core focus of his role is on day-to-day running of the business and day-to-day operational responsibilities and efficiencies. Anthony says he has always enjoyed being part […]

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