Pioneer Foods: Nandipha Ngumbela
Nandipha joined Pioneer Foods in January 2018.
Pioneer Foods' group HR executive Nandipha Ngumbela has extensive experience as an HR professional, with a career spanning 20 years. She has occupied various senior roles at corporates including Old Mutual, Engen, Liberty Health, Chevron and Clicks. She has specialist capabilities in transformation and employment equity as well as talent and performance management.
Jan 2018 – Present: Group Executive: Human Resources, HR, Pioneer Foods
Oct 2015 – Dec 2017: Head of HR, Clicks Group
May 2011 – Sep 2015: HR Director, Chevron
Sep 2008 – Apr 2011: Head of HR, Liberty Health Holdings
Dec 2007 – Aug 2008: Corporate HR Manager, Engen
Jan 2005 – Nov 2007: HR Manager, Old Mutual Investment Group Property
Jul 2003 – Dec 2004: Divisional HR Manager, Agriculture Research Culture (ARC)
Jul 2000 – Jun 2003: HR Manager, South African Port Operation
Aug 1999 – Jun 2000: Acting Communications Manager, Portnet
Apr 1998 – Aug 1999 Communications Consultant, Portnet
2006 – 2012: Masters in Business Leadership, University of South Africa
2003 – 2003: Human Resource Management, UCT Graduate School of Business
2001 – 2001: Advanced Management Development Programme, WITS Business
1999 – 1999: Certificate in Public Relations, Public Relations Institute of
1995 – 1997: BA, Communications and Psychology, University of South Africa
About Pioneer Foods
Pioneer Foods the second largest listed FMCG Company in South Africa, producing and distributing a broad range of branded foods and beverages. Mainly operating in SA, the company provides wholesale, retail and informal trade customers. The company also exports its products to more than 60 countries around the globe. The group’s range of products has grown to include some of South Africa’s most beloved brands, including WEET-BIX, Liqui-Fruit, Ceres, SASKO, Safari, Spekko and White Star Super Maize Meal.