PPC's Phindokuhle Mohlala nominated for 2020 CHRO Awards

Phindo is a seasoned HR executive with over 27 years' experience.

PPC group executive for HR Phindokuhle Mohlala has been nominated for the 2020 CHRO Awards. The ceremony, which will be held on 26 November 2020 at Inanda Club in Johannesburg, will give HR directors and CHROs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions alike an opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for their exceptional performance and leadership. 

Phindo, as she is affectionately known, is a seasoned HR Executive with over 27 years of operational and strategic human capital and general business management experience, mainly in international corporate and manufacturing organisations. 

In her current role, she has worked to appropriately size the organisation and reduced non-value adding overheads and non-personal costs. Phindo has a proven record and capacity to deliver results, lead and coach diverse leaders within and outside South Africa.  

Prior to joining PPC in 2017, she was the Zone VP of HR in Africa & the Caribbean where she developed and implemented talent management and succession planning that improved retention and reduced attrition from 9 percent  to 4.7 percent, among other things. 

Before that, she was the senior VP of HR for ABB Southern Africa where she Initiated culture change initiatives and implemented changes in pay methods and structures of the retirement fund and cost of employment that led into cost of employment reduction and post retirement liability reduction. She also led the employee part of mergers and acquisitions in various countries, i.e. the acquisitions in South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania and Nigeria in ABB and Schneider Electric.

PPC is a leading supplier of materials and solutions into the basic services sector in southern Africa, PPC has 11 cement factories in South Africa, Botswana, DRC, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Zimbabwe, producing around eleven and a half million tonnes of cement products each year. PPC’s Materials business comprises Pronto Readymix (including Ulula Ash) and 3Q Mahuma Concrete. PPC’s footprint in the ready mix sector has grown to include 26 batching plants across South Africa.

PPC also produces aggregates with its Mooiplaas aggregates quarry in Gauteng having the largest aggregate production capacity in South Africa. PPC Lime, one of the largest lime producers in the southern hemisphere, produces metallurgical-grade lime, burnt dolomite and limestone.