Executives on the move: Makro Head of Advertising

Tracy Roberts has been appointed as Head of Advertising at Makro. Within her new role, this experienced marketing and communications leader will be responsible for consistent and efficient best practice advertising and communication to ensure alignment of Makro’s strategic goals. Commenting on her recent appointment, Tracy says “I feel very privileged and fortunate to be […]

Executives on the Move: Managing Partner: Public Relations & Influence for Ogilvy SA

Lebo Madiba has been appointed Managing Partner: Public Relations & Influence for Ogilvy South Africa. She is a communication expert and brand builder with 20 years-experience of using communications and branding to solve complex business challenges. Commenting on her appointment, Lebo said: “I am beyond thrilled about the new role. Ogilvy is among the most respected PR […]

FACT CHECK: DO 8 PROFESSIONALS LEAVE SOUTH AFRICA FOR EVERY 1 THAT COMES IN?

In an April 2019 episode of the Money Show on talk radio 702, host Bruce Whitfield explored why South Africa’s economy was “in trouble”. “Brain drain” – the long-term departure of skilled people from a country – was part of the discussion. “For every one professional immigrating to South Africa, eight professionals are leaving our […]

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 […]

Executives on the Move: Samsung Consumer Electronics Director

Reggie Nxumalo has been appointed Consumer Electronics Director for Samsung South Africa. He is responsible for guiding and driving Samsung’s consumer electronics arm to the future as well as motivating digital adoption among consumers. Reggie says the opportunity to work with one of the world’s leading consumer electronic brands is what appealed most about 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Managers on the Move: MultiChoice Marketing Manager

Michael Jones has joined MultiChoice as Marketing Manager: DStv Premium & DStv Extra. He was previously Strategic Planning Director at Native VML where he focused on managing the strategic teams, output and process. “Mike Jones joined the MultiChoice Marketing team in September and has literally hit the ground running, finalizing a 360 Top-End Segment Festive Brand & […]

Homecoming Revolution on 702

Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones speaks to 702’s Azania Mosaka about how Homecoming is headhunting top African talent back home to South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya.  To date we’ve worked with 30+ multinational companies, hosted 41 global events and created a database of 37k globally experienced African professionals.

We need to get personal

Purpose and meaning are key determining factors for executives when weighing up the pros and cons of a career opportunity.  Which is why it is critical for an employer brand to fit with a candidate’s personal brand. With every placement we do, we go out of our way to ensure that every role is aligned to […]

Executives on the Move: BitPesa Head of Francophone Africa Sales

Amadou Biteye has joined BitPesa as Head of Francophone Africa Sales. He will focus on developing and growing the company’s presence across the region. BitPesa is a cutting-edge online payment platform that leverages Blockchain settlement to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to, from and within sub-Saharan Africa. Amadou has […]

Headhunting. What makes us different?

Eighty percent of African chief executives view the availability of key skills as the biggest threat to growth, according to PWC’s 2017 edition of the Africa Business Agenda. With finding the right talent being so critical, it is important to partner with the right headhunting firm. Homecoming Revolution’s unique approach to headhunting across the globe […]

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