Standard Bank offers a range of banking and related financial services.
Department of Trade and Industry's Angie Ontong nominated for CHRO Awards
Angie joined the dti as the director of HR development in 2014.
BASF: Sharmila Govind
Sharmila Govind, head of human resources for market area Africa at BASF, joined the company in 2017.
Standard Bank CMO Thulani Sibeko explains new brand promise
Marketers Community Conversation hears how the new 'It can be' slogan came about.
The dti: Angie Ontong
Angie Ontong, director: human resources development at the dti, joined the department in 2014.
Bosch South Africa: Penny Hlubi
Penny Hlubi, head of HR at Bosch South Africa, joined the company in August 2018.
Learning strategy must go hand-in-hand with business strategy
CHRO SA webinar outlines how to ensure L&D is properly aligned to the business.
Webinar to offer a glimpse into L&D best practices from Silicon Valley
Attendees will hear from Kelly Palmer, a globally renowned thought leader on the future of learning and career development.
GIBS, Henley, and Standard Bank win global award for excellence in executive education
The EFMD Excellence in Practice Gold Award for Executive Education has never before been awarded in Africa.
Top execs donate portion of their salaries to Covid-19 relief fund
Financial sector executives heed the president's call to donate 30 percent of their salaries.
Standard Bank head of human capital Sharon Taylor has mastered introverted leadership
Sharon's 29-year stint means she has shaped the people philosophies that define the bank today.
CHRO and CFO communities are stepping up in the time of Covid-19
CHRO South Africa MD Joël Roerig on finding new ways to bring executives together during social isolation.
5 career-building tips from Standard Bank's Sharon Taylor
Here's some advice for graduates from one of the top winners at last year's inaugural CHRO Awards.
Candice Watson takes on top HR job at AECI Group
Starting in January 2020, she will be the new Group Executive for Human Capital.
Resignation with immediate effect isn't as cut and dry as it sounds
Separate rulings on the matter confuse the issue.
Oracle congratulates CHRO Awards winners
Paul Norman and Sharon Taylor were the night's biggest winners with three and two awards respectively.
Beware the spiteful dismissal
They are often overturned and invariably result in hefty settlement payouts.
HR community comes out in force to celebrate the winners of the CHRO Awards
In an unforgettable evening of excellence and entertainment, the winners were announced.
MTN Group CHRO Paul Norman named CHRO of the Year 2019
The MTN CHRO was also awarded the Talent Management Award and Learning & Development Award.
Meet the 2019 CHRO Awards judges
The distinguished panel of judges is made up of HR and business experts from a range of industries.
Shirley Zinn suddenly resigns as lead independent director of Shoprite
Some analysts believe her resignation is tied to Christo Wiese's continued tenure on the board.
Meet the 2019 CHRO Awards nominees
Less than a month to go before SA's HR heavy-weights come together for the inaugural CHRO Awards.
Shirley Zinn and Ndivhu Nepfumbada on leading your CEO
They share experiences on what it takes to lead the leader of your organisation.
Estée Lauder South Africa HR Director Devni Naidoo on perfecting people practices in the beauty industry
Devni took a step into the new world of prestige beauty after 20 years in the banking industry.
Deborah Fuller on making Nedbank's high-performance culture more agile
Having calculated every move in her career, she is now focussed on implementing the banking group's People 2020 strategy.
Barloworld's Tantaswa Fubu nominated for CHRO Awards
Tantaswa, who serves as a non-executive director on a number of boards, joined Barloworld in February 2017.
Donald Khumalo on transformation, the power of competition and 'The JSE Way'
Donald was mentored by some of the country's foremost business leaders.
Standard Bank's Sharon Taylor nominated for CHRO Awards
Sharon joined the group as part of the education and training division in 1991.
Shirley Zinn appointed to Spurs board
Shirley is also a member of the CHRO SA advisory board
HR leaders shift their thinking about stress and wellbeing
Stress guru Richard Sutton highlights the science and opportunity of stress during scrumptious CHRO dinner.
Old Mutual Limited: Celiwe Ross
Celiwe was appointed to her current role in May 2018.
Standard Bank: Bongani Mbokazi
Bongani joined Standard Bank in July 2009.
Samsung's Africa head of HR Bess Skosana has a talent for turning things around
Throughout her career, Bess been involved in massive HR projects that were crucial to the success of the businesses she represented.
Engen relocates training academy
Engen Hillside is the new home of the Engen Training Academy, previously located in Edgemead.
Old Mutual's Celiwe Ross on the importance of focusing on adding value
It's an approach that has held her in good stead since the very beginning of her professional career.
BAT Southern Africa appoints Candice Watson as HR director
Candice was the first member of the CHRO SA community.
Old Mutual SA appoints Celiwe Ross as HR Director
Celiwe is a qualified mining engineer and MBA graduate.
Shirley Zinn joins CHRO SA advisory board
The community is fortunate to have someone of her calibre advising them
Openserve: Kgomotso Molobye
Kgomotso joined Massmart in November 2020.
McDonald's SA: Brigitte da Gama
Brigitte joined McDonald's SA in 2015
Oceana Group: Nomaxibso Norma Teyise
Nomaxabiso joined Oceana Group in 2015
Human potential, according to a neuroscientist
Silicon Valley neuroscientist Dr Vivienne Ming believes technology must always make us better people
Cell C appoints Juliet Mhango as CHRO
Juliet joined Cell C from Life Healthcare
Mxolisi Mgojo on the future of work in Africa
Exxaro's CEO recently spoke at a summit about how businesses should prepare for the age of mechanisation and automation.
BASF: Sharmila Govind
Sharmila has been with BASF since September 2017.
In-house recruitment: why most companies fail
Ashburton Investments' Global Head of Talent Acquisition Tshidi Khunou explains how Standard Bank and Investec got it right.
Standard Bank: Sharon Taylor
Sharon Taylor has been with Standard Bank since 1991.
Crowdsourcing vs. talent management: Google's Terrence Taylor
Crowdsourcing promises to make scarce and critical skills available cost effectively, perhaps close to 90 percent cheaper, and disruptively. Yet most companies currently rely on talent management - a human resource function that has been around for over half a century but whose tools and techniques has changed little during its existence - to identify, attract, develop and keep talented people who have these sought after scarce and critical skills. The question is: will crowdsourcing make talent management obsolete?
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Standard Bank Group is the largest African banking group by assets, with a market cap of approximately R289 billion (USD20 billion), offering a range of banking and related financial services across sub-Saharan Africa.
Our strategy is to be an African focused, client-centred, digitally enabled universal financial services organisation, which drives Africa’s growth and creates value for all our stakeholders. Our clients are at the centre of everything we do. This is our central organising principle in building a digitally-enabled universal financial services organisation. It aligns our efforts to change the way we do things, develop our people and shift our culture, and ultimately create a sustainable competitive advantage in a changing industry.
We have a 156-year history in South Africa, and started building a franchise in sub-Saharan Africa almost 30 years ago. We have an on-the-ground presence in 20 countries on the African continent, and solid local knowledge required to operate a successful business in Africa.
Our presence in and connection with, global financial centres enables us to facilitate investment and development flows in Africa, and access to international capital to facilitate growth, diversification and development in Africa. We also have a strategic partnership with the largest bank in the world, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), who is a 20% shareholder in the group.
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