Group Sustainability Manager for Mr Price
"Building a business with values - the Mr Price & Mr Price Foundation story"
My talk will focus on how an ordinary person can contribute towards meaningful change because of an inner passion and conviction to see opportunities unlock in this nation.
“Mr Price was my first place of work. I started as a sales associate in 1993, after completing a Design Qualification at Wits Technikon. After a few years of working in retail stores, I joined the merchandise team for about 2 years, and after completing a Human Resource Diploma at Natal University of Technology, I was appointed to start up a people team for the business in 1998. ”
Why do you want to be part of UCT Upstarts? “I like the UCT Upstarts’ initiative, because it stimulates collective discussion and innovative thinking with an ultimate commitment to develop solutions that can bring about positive change.”
HOW DO YOU ‘IMAGINE A NEW AFRICA’? “I imagine a new Africa where life has deep meaning, opportunities are unlocked, people are living peacefully within the confines of an environment that remains balanced and cared for. ”