Akhona Qengqe has been nominated for the 2021 CHRO Awards

Akhona has been nominated for her work as the chief people officer at Yum! Restaurants International.

Akhona Qengqe has been nominated for the 2021 CHRO Awards for the work she has done as the chief people officer at Yum! Restaurants International.

The annual CHRO Awards recognises CHROs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions and awards them for outstanding performance and leadership. Top CHROs, VIPs and business partners will attend the event to enjoy networking, entertainment and a scrumptious dinner.

Akhona joined Yum! Restaurants International in 2015 as the director of africa franchise development and in 2017 became the director of transformation and diversity employment and in 2020 the chief people officer.

Prior to joining Yum! Restaurants, Akhona was the head of convenience retail at Shell South Africa, and before that, the national convenience operations manager at Engen.