Rizwana Butler joins other HR leaders vying for the prestigious CHRO of the Year title


Rizwana is being recognised for her work as the group executive for HR at Capitec Bank, a position she has held since 2021.

Rizwana Butler, group executive for HR at Capitec Bank, has been nominated for the 2024 CHRO Awards.

Rizwana is tasked with focusing on talent and leadership development, culture, organisational and technological transformation in an effort to drive business success.

She is a seasoned HR professional with over 14 years of experience working in various leadership positions in the HR field. Prior to joining Capitec, she worked at Unilever for over a decade, serving in various roles including vice president of HR for East Europe, Nordics, talent and organisation, and categories for Africa, Middle East, and Turkey.

Rizwana holds a Bachelor of Social Science in industrial relations as well as a Bachelor of Social Science (economics) both from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Through the CHRO Awards, CHRO South Africa continues to shine a spotlight on the finest in HR, recognising their hard work in the past year at listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions.

The 2024 CHRO Awards nominees will be celebrated during a gala ceremony at The Polo Room in Sandton on 14 November 2024.

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