Donald Khumalo has been the director of human resources at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange since 2016.
Donald has spent much of his career in the financial services and telecommunications sectors.
His human resources career began with a brief stint at diamond mining company De Beers in 2002. After spending two years at both Sanlam and ABSA Bank, he moved to MTN, where he was a senior manager of HR. He then went to direct competitor Vodacom, where he assumed the role of Executive Head of HR for the Enterprise Business Unit.
Donald holds a BA (Hons), and has management and executive business qualifications from Unisa and Gibs.
For his role as the director of human resources at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Donald has been nominated for the 2021 CHRO Awards.
2016 – Present: HR Director, Johannesburg Stock Exchange
2013 – 2016: Executive Head of HR, Enterprise Business Unit, Vodacom
2008 – 2012: Senior HR Manager, MTN
2005 – 2007: HR, ABSA Bank
2003 – 2005: HR, Sanlam
2014 – 2015: Vodacom Advanced Executive Programme, Gordon Institute of Business Science
2006 – 2006: Management Development Programme, UNISA School of Business Leadership
2000 – 2000: BA (Hons), University of Johannesburg (formerly RAU)
About the Johannesburg Stock Exchange: The JSE is a key feature of the country’s economic landscape. The Exchange connects buyers and sellers in a variety of financial markets: equities, financial derivatives, commodity derivatives, currency derivatives and interest rate instruments. It now provides a primary market, secondary market and post-trade services and technology services. It also sells market data and regulates primary and secondary markets. Established more than 128 years ago, the JSE is the largest African exchange by market capitalisation and value traded
Company: Johannesburg Stock Exchange
Job title: HR Director
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