Cell C appoints Juba Mashaba as CHRO

His predecessor Juliet Mango is now the chief human capital development and transformation officer.

Cell C has appointed Juba Mashaba as its new chief human resources officer, effective 1 June 2019.  Mashaba brings almost 30 years of experience in industrial relations and HR to the role. He jjoins Cell C from Aveng, where he served as an executive director and director of HR since 2007.  Before that, he was head of human resources at both Arcelor-Mittal (South Africa) and Simba, a division of PepsiCo International.  

Mashaba holds a BA (Law) and LLB degrees from the University of Swaziland. He also completed a management advancement programme (MAP) at Wits Business School and a Human Resources Executive programme at the University of Michigan Business School.

The appointment comes as part of a brand new transformation initiative at Cell C, aimed at creating an environment of employee empowerment and business conversion.

"Juba's experience will undoubtedly strengthen our renewed focus on people management. I am confident that he will be an excellent addition to our leadership team,” said Cell C chief executive officer Douglas Craigie Stevenson in a statement.

Mashaba steps into the role formerly held by Juliet Mhango, who has been appointed as the chief human capital development and transformation officer.

“Juliet will lead our transformation programme with the focus on B-BBEE, diversity and inclusion, corporate sustainability including all empowerment elements,” said Douglas.

“This new role lends itself to her vast experience and passion for transformation and people development. I am confident that she will excel in this position.”