Mondel'z International: Cebile Xulu

Cebile was appointed to her current role in May 2017

Mondel?z International HR Director for Southern & Central East Africa Cebile Xulu is a seasoned HR professional, strategist and leader with extensive generalist human capital and general management experience. Such experience has been acquired from working with multinational and local private entities, within South African borders, as well as parastatal and government institutions in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. She has previously worked in Amsterdam at the headquarters of Heineken International, where she was the Leadership and Capability Development Manager for Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Before that, she had been at Masonite Africa, Sara Lee HBC, the A-Cubed Institute and Tongaat Hulett.


May 2017 – Present:             HR Director, South & Central East Africa, Mondel?z International.

Jan 2016 – Dec2016:             Leadership and Capability Development Manager, Africa,

                                               Middle East & Eastern Europe, Heineken

Jun 2011 – Dec 2015:            HR Executive, Heineken

Jan 2009 – Dec 2008:            HR Development Manager. Heineken

Jan 2008 – Dec 2008:            HR Manager at Darnall Sugar Mill, Tongaat Hulett

Apr 2006 – Jan 2008:             Senior Consultant/Trainer, Organisational

                                               Development, A-Cubed Institute

Mar 2005 – Mar 2006:            HR Manager, Sara Lee Corporation

Jan 2001 – Feb 2005:            HR Practitioner, Masonite


2012 – 2012:                           Postgraduate Leadership Development Programme, Wits Business School

1997 – 2000:                           BA (Hons), Industrial Psychology, Political Science, University of Zululand.

About Mondel?z International

Mondel?z International is one of the world's largest snacking companies. With more than 100 000 employees around the world, the company makes some of the best-known snacks brands around the globe. It’s 15 global power brands are among biscuits (Oreo; Chips Ahoy!; TUC; belVita; Club Social and Barni), chocolate (Milka, Lacta, Toblerone, and Cadbury Dairy Milk) and gum & candy (Trident, Chiclets, Halls, Stride and Cadbury Dairy Milk Eclairs) brands.