Phumzile Hlatshwayo appointed as a human capital executive at Altron Digital Business


The former Altron HR head will now lead human capital at Altron Digital Business after the merger.

Seasoned HR executive Phumzile Hlatshwayo is the new human capital executive at Altron Digital Business. She was previously the head of human capital at Altron Bytes Systems Integration, appointed in May 2019.

Altron Digital Business is an amalgamation of three Altron IT services businesses – Altron Karabina, Altron Systems Integration and Altron Managed Solutions.

Speaking about her appointment and the new business entity, Phumzile says, “The journey to merge the three companies has been interesting. This posed an opportunity to learn and unlearn certain things for all of us as leaders. We are now facing the new exciting post-launch challenge to stabilise and harmonise the new massive organisation. We are focusing on driving high-performance culture, employee engagement, automation of HC, transactional functions through AI, talent to execute the best IT service for our customers, and leadership development.”

Before the move, Phumzile held various HR positions at MTN, Netcare, SAMRO and Steinhoff.

She adds, “I am looking forward to this exciting chapter of our organisation and all the opportunities it will bring. It is an exciting time for all of us and this is going to be a collaborative journey for our employees, leaders, customers and communities since Altron impacts the day-to-day lives of our communities through what we do. Together we win!”

Phumzile holds a BA (Hons) in industrial and organisational psychology, and Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling from the University of Zululand.

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