South African Employer of Choice (>1000 employees) sponsored by Recruit Group

ABSA Group
Alexander Forbes
Interwaste Holdings Ltd
Oceana Group Limited
Vodacom (Pty) Ltd

South African Employer of Choice (<1000 employees)

Kukua Development Corporation
Bearing Lynk
Godimong Consulting Engineers
Spark Schools
Splendid Marketing

South African Employer of Choice (Public Sector and NPO) sponsored by Careers24

COEGA Development Corporation
South African Weather Services (SAWS)
Mhlathuze Water
Rand Water

Best HR Strategic Plan

AfroCentric Health Limited
Bidvest Management Solutions
Chartered Wealth Solutions
IQ Business
Plus 94 Research

Best Reward and Recognition Strategy

COEGA Development Corporation
AngloGold Ashanti Limited
Dentsu Aegis Network
IQ BusinessRand Water

Best HR Industry Innovation and Corporate Creativity

Mint Management Technologies
Club Travel SA (Pty) Ltd
Plus 94 Research
Tongaat Hulett
Vodacom (Pty) Ltd

Best Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Clicks Group Limited
Islumko Staffing Solutions
Pareto Limited
Vodacom (Pty) Ltd

Best Learning and Development Strategy

AfroCentric Health Limited
IQ Business
KPMG Services (Pty) LtdNetcare
University of Johannesburg

Best Health and Wellbeing Strategy

AfroCentric Health Limited
Clicks Group Limited
Vodacom (Pty) Ltd

South African HR Team of the Year

COEGA Development Corporation
South African Weather Services (SAWS)
IQ Business
Rand Water


South African Hall of Fame Award (Lifetime Achievement Award)

Zoliswa Kota Fredericks – Department of Human Settlements

South African HR Director of the Year sponsored by Mercer Consulting

Esther Letlape – Maletchaba Human Capital
Italia Boninelli – AngloGold Ashanti Limited
Bertina Engelbrecht – Clicks Group Limited
Chrystal Poole – Haw & Inglis
Clifford Klaas – Siemens (Pty) Ltd
Junaid Allie – ABSA Group

South African HR Manager of the Year sponsored by Careers24

Caroline Adams – Chartered Wealth Solutions
Lauren Clark – Mint Management Technologies
Mandla Myeni – Mhlathuze Water
Monica Sennelo – Integr8 IT (Pty) Ltd
Ronalda Pillay – Brinks

South African HR Champion (CEO)

Dawn Rowlands – Dentsu Aegis Network
Marius Muller – Pareto Limited
Sibusiso Makhanya – Mhlatuze Water
Stephan Welz – Strauss & CoXolile George – South African Local Government Association (SALGA)