Lucky HR Indaba Network launch day winners announced!


On 15 October, the first-ever virtual HR Indaba Network kicked off with a gamified conference and expo experience. Thousands of HR professionals from across South Africa and Africa had the chance to attend insightful Impact Sessions with world-class speakers, interact with virtual partner stands, and network with their finance peers in online chatrooms.

Attendees embarked on an exciting scavenger hunt in which they had to look for ten diamond partner logos that were scattered across the virtual lobby, exhibition hall and auditorium, and they stood a chance to win one of three R5,000 cash prizes. The winners were:

  1. Thasmantha Ramiah-Naidoo, learning facilitator at KIA Motors SA
  2. Darryl Feldman, divisional executive HR & transformation, group information service at Edcon
  3. Zhane Barnard, HR business partner at RSA Market Agents

They were also awarded points for attending live Impact Sessions and networking, standing a chance to win up to R10,000 and a signed copy of Altron CEO Mteto Nyati’s bestselling book, Betting on a Darkie.

The Leaderboard winner and winner of the R10,000 cash prize, an exclusive invitation to the CHRO Awards and a signed copy of Altron CEO Mteto Nyati's best-selling book 'Betting on a Darkie' is Janice Richardson, HR strategy and capability director at Tiger Brands. The second and third prize goes to Malcolm Darwin, talent acquisition manager at Smollan Group and Nanette Matthews, remuneration manager at the Road Accident Fund. Both Malcom and Nanette win the R5,000 cash and a signed copy of Mteto Nyati's book.

The rest of the Top 10 and winners of R1,000 cash and a signed copy of Mteto Nyati's book are:

  • Esti Lindeque, HR manager at ProjectLink
  • Loraine Ncube, HR manager at IDF Capital
  • Denise Pretorius, HR generalist at Pink Elephant
  • Carna Burger, HR practitioner at ADC Projects
  • Lisa Thiel, Senior people manager - talent acquisition at Smollan
  • Nazneen Adam, HR administrator and projects support assistant at Coral International Asset Managers
  • Nyikiwa Shibambu, learning and development coordinator at Smollan

Terms and conditions
You must be a HR professional to participate and will need to provide proof of employment or qualification to claim your prize.
You have to be a citizen of an African country.
Winners will be paid by EFT so must have a current and verifiable bank account.
Winners will be contacted directly by CFO SA Enterprises (Pty) Ltd by 30 October 2020.
Winners’ details will be published on by 2 November.
No employees of CFO SA Enterprises or vFairs or their direct relations are eligible to enter the competition.
The decision relating to the winning participants is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Search and win
If you locate all 10 icons, the organisers will receive your data post-event and enter you into a draw to be one of three winners of a R5,000 cash prize.

Engage and win
The leaderboard closed at 19:00 on 14 October 2020, and the competition is closed.
Top ten: Receive a signed copy of Altron CEO’s Mteto Nyati’s bestselling book, Betting on a Darkie.
Top three: Receive an invitation to the CHRO Awards on 26 November 2020
Cash prize: R10,000 (winner), R5,000 (second and third place) and R1,000 (fourth to tenth place).

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