Yvonne Tshepo Mosadi


Job Title: HR Director

Company: Hyundai Automotive South Africa Ltd


Yvonne Tshepo Mosadi is the chief people officer at prominent poultry production company Daybreak. She was previously the HR director at Hyundai Automotive SA.

Prior to that she was the HR director at Heineken South Africa. She boasts more than 18 years of experience in the profession and also sits on the SABPP (South African Board for People Practices) board. She began her career at Heineken South Africa in 2016 as head of HR business partner for supply chain and support functions, as well as employee relations lead. She rejoined the company in 2020 as an HR director. She has also held various HR leadership roles in different companies including Imperial Logistics, Hyundai Automotive South Africa and RCL Foods. In 2020, she rejoined Heineken in 2020 as an HR director and left the organisation this year. Yvonne holds an MBA from Mancosa, a human resources management degree from Unisa, and a certificate in labour dispute resolution from the University of Stellenbosch. She has also successfully completed the management development programme at the Gordon Institute of Business Science.


2024 - Present        Chief People Officer, Daybreak

2023 - 2024            HR director, Hyundai Automotive SA

2020 - 2023                HR Director, Heineken SA
2019 - 2020                HR Director, Hyundai Automotive SA
2018 - 2019                 HR Executive, Imperial Logistics
2016 - 2018                 Head, HRBP and Employee Relations Lead, Heineken SA
2010 - 2011                 Executive Human Capital, Imperial Distribution
2009 - 2010                HR Manager, Pioneer Food T/A Nu-Laid
2007 - 2010                HR Manager, Edcon Group
2007 - 2009               HR Specialist/ Consultant, Labournet
2007 - 2007               Membership Services Officer (IR Specialist) & Regional Trainer, SASBO

2004 - 2006               HR Officer, Berco Express
2003 - 2004               HR Assistant, Landelahni Recruitment
2001 - 2002               Student Assistant, Technikon SA

2022                            Executive Acceleration Development Programme, IMD
2015                             MBA, MANCOSA
2015                             Management Development Programme, GIBS
2007                            BTech Human Resources Management, UNISA
2001                             National Diploma in Human Resource Management, Technikon SA


About Daybreak: Daybreak Farms is one of the largest integrated poultry producers in South Africa. The organisations core purpose is to maintain a unique position that allows them to reshape how they remain part of ‘The Great South African Family’ while growing the business portfolio. 

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