CHRO Awards add ooba's Linda Roos to nominees list

Linda Roos, head of human capital at ooba, joined the company in April 2014.

Linda Roos, head of human capital at ooba, has been nominated for the CHRO Awards, which will be held on 26 November 2020 at Inanda Club in Johannesburg. The event will give HR directors and CHROs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions alike an opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for their exceptional performance and leadership.

Linda joined ooba in April 2014, prior to which she headed organisational development, human resources and social investment for the Petousis Family Hotel Group. Linda’s 20-year HR career has been forged in highly sales-and-service-driven organisations across multiple industries but predominantly in hospitality and financial services companies. Passionate about communication, Linda is currently completing a Bachelors Degree in Communication Science. Linda has served on and chaired various board and advisory committees, including director of communications on the South African Organisational Development Network’s board; chair of the Western Cape Hospitality Industry HR Forum; chair of Life Choices NPO Board, and vice-chair of the Industry Advisory Committee for Stellenbosch University’s Post Graduate Diploma in Strategic HR Management.

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