Massmart appoints Dr Liziwe Masoga as CHRO

Liziwe is a seasoned executive with over 25 years' experience.

Massmart has appointed Dr Liziwe Masoga as senior VP and CHRO.  Liziwe is a seasoned executive who has worked in retail and financial services industries over the last 25 years. She is passionate about inspiring people to be their best, building reliance and using her influence to address societal challenges e.g. youth unemployment, diversity, equity & inclusion. 

An Organisational Psychologist by profession, Liziwe holds Doctorate in Consulting Psychology. She also completed an Executive Development Programme through Oxford University’s Saïd Business School in London. 

“It is this combination of sound academic rigour and successful corporate career at the executive level that makes Dr Masoga a sought-after executive, academic, speaker, coach and mentor,” said Massmart in a statement.

"Liziwe has had several speaking engagements through conferences, seminars and roundtables. Her ability to use storytelling in addressing complex and sometimes sensitive topics makes her relatable."

In the last decade, she has positively contributed to driving transformation in the organisations she has worked in. Prior to this appointment, Liziwe was on a three-month sabbatical after spending five years at Old Mutual Insure where she held various positions and was part of the exco team that led the business turnaround.