Shireen Maharaj


Job Title: HR Director SSA

Company: Pernod Ricard


Shireen Maharaj was appointed  Director of Human Resource for Sub-Saharan Africa at Pernod Ricard South Africa in December 2016. She began her career working in the aviation sector as an HR Practitioner for SA Express Airways. Shireen was also HR Director at Johnson & Johnson. She has an Honours degree from the University of Johannesburg and a professional certificate in coaching from the Henley Business School.

2016 – Present     HR Director, Sub-Saharan Africa, Pernod Ricard
2009 – 2016          HR Director, Johnson and Johnson MD&D
2002 – 2009          Head of HR, Janssen
2002 – 2002          Contract HR Manager, Courts MegaStore
2000 – 2002          HR Practitioner, South African Express Airways

2016 – 2017          Professional Certificate in Coaching, Henley Business School
2001 – 2001           BA (Hons), Human Resources, University of Johannesburg
1987 – 1991           BA, Psychology, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal

About Pernod Ricard South Africa: Pernod Ricard South Africa is one of six African market companies under the Pernod Ricard Group. The French-based Pernod Ricard Group is the world co-leader of the wine and spirits industry, delivering on leading premium brands such as Chivas Regal, Jameson Whiskey, ABSOLUT Vodka and G.H. Mumm Champagne. Pernod Ricard South Africa is part of a network of 80 international market companies that promote both the Group’s international brands and manages local and regional brands like Red Heart Rum and Olmeca Tequila. 

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