Swissport SA's Nonhlanhla Mlhungu nominated for CHRO Awards

Since joining Swissport, Nonnhlanhla has improved the company's BBBEE level.

Swissport South Africa Vice President for HR Nonhlanhla Mlhungu has been nominated for the inaugural CHRO Awards, which will be taking place on 27 November 2019. The prestigious awards 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. 

Nonhlanlha has been operating at an executive management level for the past 15 years. Her vast HR leadership experience was gained predominantly in multinational companies across various sectors ranging from petrochemical and manufacturing to logistics. In her previous role as HR director at Shindler Lifts, she was responsible for South Africa, Namibia, Nairobi and Botswana while she was also part of the executive team at DHL Express for South Africa

Nonhlanhla lists her experience as HR general manager at Barloworld Logistics Africa, where she was responsible for the company’s largest division, as the role that he shaped her career.

Since joining Swissport, she has managed to improve the company’s BBBEE level, introducing various interventions amongst others being one of the first employers to partake on YES Programme introduced by the President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Over the coming month, CHROs and HR directors nominated for the CHRO Awards will share some of their triumphs, accolades and challenges during gruelling two-hour interviews.

Swissport International is world's leading provider of airport ground services and air cargo handling,  for some 282 million airline passengers and handled roughly 4.8 million tons of air freight in 115 cargo warehouses worldwide. With 66,000 employees, the group achieved consolidated operating revenue of 2.99 billion euros in 2018 and, by the end of June 2019, Swissport was active at 310 airports in 49 countries on six continents