Altron's Dolores Mashishi nominated for CHRO Awards

Dolores was appointed early last year and has been key to Altron's turnaround strategy.

Dolores Mashisi, Group Executive for Human Capital at Altron, has been nominated for the first-ever CHRO Awards, to be held on 27 November 2019. The awards give HR directors and CHROs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions alike the opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for their exceptional performance and leadership. 

Dolores is an experienced group executive with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. She is skilled in HR consulting, executive search, culture change, organisational design, and performance management. Prior to her current role, she spent five years as the group executive for corporate services at Development Bank of Southern Africa. She also held roles as the HR executive at Brait South Africa and the head of learning and development at Investec Bank. Dolores holds an MSc in Education Degree from the University of Eastern Illinois, Chicago and various Management Programmes through INSEAD, Harvard Business School and Wits Business School.

When she was appointed to her role last year, Altron CEO Mteto Nyati said Dolores would be key to the organisation's turnaround strategy, which places people and culture at the heart of it.

"With her extensive and diverse in-depth management experience in human capital, Dolores will drive the executive responsibility for people development, top talent recruitment and retention, ensuring our people work in an environment that enables them to thrive and reach their potential," said Mteto in a statement her Dolores's appointment. 

JSE-listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) is invested in telecommunications and information technology through its principal subsidiaries, Allied Technologies Limited (Altech) and Bytes Technology Group (Pty) Ltd (Bytes). With more than 7 000 employees globally, the group’s primary focus is in providing innovative solutions in the fintech, healthtech, safety & security, and learning and development verticals that have a meaningful impact on society by addressing challenges facing communities in South Africa, the continent and beyond, while delivering shared value for all its stakeholders.

Founded in 1965, Altron has a direct presence in 8 countries, including South Africa, the UK and Australia, on four continents through its various businesses. In addition, the group’s strategic partnerships with leading international technology companies give it access to leading technology capabilities and products from across the world, including Asia, Europe and North America.