Massmart Holdings: Jane Bruyns

Jane joined the Massmart Executive Committee in May 2015

Massmart’s Group Human Capital Executive, Jane Bruyns, has 22 years’ experience as an HR practitioner in the Wholesale and Retail. She has done it all, from recruitment, learning and development, and union negotiations to performance and development management, corporate social responsibility, and Ethics. Prior to joining Massmart, Jane worked for Masscash as HR Director.. Whilst completing her MBS at Henley Management College, Jane was awarded the prize for outstanding academic achievement for leadership effectiveness and the prize for outstanding academic achievement for managing people.


May 2015 – Present:           Group Human Capital Executive, Massmart Holdings

Feb 2006 – Apr 2015:         HR Director, Masscash Holdings

Jun 2005 – Dec 2006:         HR Executive, Jumbo C&C

Apr 1994 – Jun 2005:          HR Manager, Makro



2014 – 2015:                        Certified Coach Training, Ontological Coaching, Newfield Institute

2006 – 2009:                        MBA, Business, Henley Management College

2005 – 2006:                        Diploma in Management, Business, Henley Management College

About Massmart

Massmart is the second-largest distributor of consumer goods in Africa, the leading retailer of general merchandise, liquor and home improvement equipment and supplies, and the leading wholesaler of basic foods. Based in South Africa, the Group comprises nine wholesale and retail chains, and one buying group – 374 stores and 633 buying group members all focused on high-volume and low-cost distribution. It operates in 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa through the Group’s four operating divisions – Massdiscounters, Masswarehouse, Massbuild and Masscash.