Master Drilling: Waldo Hattingh

Waldo joined Master Drilling in February 2016.

Master Drilling Group HR Manager Waldo Hatting has written a number of acadmemic papers on performance management. In his current role, he oversees the full range of HR corporate functions, including training, remuneration as well as the attraction, deployment , development and retention of motivated skilled employees in order to meet the multinational organisation's strategic objectives. Prior to Master Drilling, Waldo spent eight years at Exxaro Resources, which he left as the manager of HR, services performance and improvement. 


Feb 2016 – Present: Group HR Manager, Master Drilling

Jan 2012 – Jan 2016: HR and Services Performance and Improvement, Exxaro Resources

Jan 2008 – Dec 2011: HR Manager, Exxaro Resources


2005 – 2006: Master of Business Administration, University of Southern Queensland

1998 – 1999: Master’s Degree, University of Pretoria

About Master Drilling 

Established in 1986 and headquartered in South Africa, Master Drilling is a global drilling technology solutions driven company focused on delivering a fully mechanised range of services to the mining, infrastructure and energy sectors. Listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, it is one of the largest rock boring and drilling services providers in the world; operating across the African continent in DRC, Zambia, Mali, Ghana and Sierra Leone, and in Latin America in Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Mexico and Peru. They also have a presence in the US, Canada, Australia, India, Turkey and China.