Penny joined Bosch South Africa as the head of HR in August 2018.
Penny Hlubi, head of HR at Bosch South Africa, has been nominated for the 2020 CHRO Awards. Penny is an experienced head of human resources and a seasoned HR business partner, with a demonstrated international experience in the petrochemical, mining and renewables and automotive industry.
She has 17 years of generalist experience, seven of which were in the oil and gas sector, where she supported operations in South Africa, Mozambique, Gabon, UK, and Australia. Penny has also worked at Rio Tinto Mining, Abengoa Solar Power Transtel, Phumelela Business Consultants and different divisions within the Sasol Group.
She holds an Honours Degree in Industrial Psychology and is currently enrolled for a Master’s Degree in Commerce majoring in Labour Economics.
Bosch has been present in Africa since 1906 through its network of partners and distributors. In 1965, Bosch established its first own subsidiary in Johannesburg. Since 2010, Bosch has expanded its subsidiary footprint in Africa where it now has offices in 13 countries on the continent. Today, all four Bosch business sectors, namely Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology have operations on the continent.