Top Women Awards 2015

2015 Judges

2015 Judges

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOHANNA MUKOKI – Group CEO of Travel with Flair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NENE MOLEFI – Owner and Managing Director Mandate Molefi Human Resources Consultants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NICOLENE MURDOCH – Chief Operating Officer at Monash South Africa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

“Africa is our home, and we are focused on driving her growth.” With a heritage of over 153 years, we are a leading integrated financial services group on the African continent. We have an on-the-ground presence in 20 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, fit-for-purpose representation outside Africa and a strategic partnership with ICBC. This unique footprint supports our strategy to connect African markets to each other and to pools of capital globally.

www.standardbank.co.za

 

 

 

 


ALCM Solutions

Website: www.alcm.co.za

ALCM Solutions is a consultancy focused on providing integrated solutions for the management of assets throughout their life cycle. We develop solutions that allow for effective management of assets based on informatics that give accurate real views of actual operating environments.
Improve productivity, decrease costs and generate revenue. We provide Enterprise Infrastructure Management solutions that are fit for purpose, can integrate with existing systems, measures what you want and need, are able to mirror your best in class work flows, provide global best practice process improvements and build-in industry and statutory requirements to reduce risk and improve governance and compliance.

 


Anglo American Platinum

Website: www.angloamericanplatinum.com

Anglo American Platinum Limited (AMPLATS) makes a real difference to the people whose lives we touch. We mine metals that make modern life possible, in safe, smart and responsible ways. Amplats is the world’s leading primary producer of platinum group metals (PGMs), extracting some 37% of the world’s newly-mined platinum. The Company is listed on the JSE Limited and has its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa. Anglo American plc holds a 79.9% share in the Company. In 2014, our operating profit was R843 million and our earnings were R786 million. Results for the year were negatively impacted by a five-month period of industrial action.

 


Clicks Group

Website: www.clicksgroup.com

Clicks Group is a health and beauty focused retail and supply group which has been listed on the JSE Limited since 1996. Through market-leading retail brands Clicks, GNC, The Body Shop and Musica, the group has over 640 stores across southern Africa. Clicks Group is a leader in the healthcare market where Clicks has the largest retail pharmacy chain with over 340 in-store dispensaries, including a direct-to-patient courier pharmacy service, while United Pharmaceutical Distributors (UPD) is South Africa’s leading full-range national pharmaceutical wholesaler.

 


MNS Attorneys

Website: mnsattorneys.com

Quality and excellent service. These are the values our clients have associated with MNS Attorneys since inception in 2002. Our work makes a difference. Our service is timeous and our clients’ legal needs are looked after, at all times. We achieve these unparalleled results because we choose to be a small, close-knit practice, giving clients quality service and the personal attention they require. This is countenanced in our phenomenal growth over the last decade or so. And this success has to be attributed to our people – a team of highly skilled, experienced and respected legal minds.

 


National Film and Video Foundation

Website: www.nfvf.co.za

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture that was created to ensure the equitable growth of South Africa’s film and video industry. We do this by providing funding for the development, production, marketing and distribution of films and also the training and development of filmmakers. In addition, the NFVF commissions research and produces industry statistics that provide both the public and stakeholders with valuable insights into the South African film industry.

 


 

Sibongile Security Services

Website: www.sibongilesecurity.co.za

Sibongile Security is 100% black women owned business established in 2002.
The company has gained extensive experience in provision of security services both in public and private sectors. The management shares a wealth of experience in various aspect of the security industry. These experiences coupled with keen interest in sound client care, calls all levels of management and staff being available on a 24-hour call basis to attend to sporadic incidences.
We offer innovative security and risk management solutions that includes:-
• Physical Guarding
• Alarm installation
• Armed response
• CCTV installations
• Investigations
• Risk management & Consulting services..

 


MONASH South Africa

Website: www.monash.ac.za

As an institution of higher learning we are committed to contributing to the consolidation of democracy, social justice, and the growth and development of the South African economy and the growth of Africa as a whole.We are dedicated to the nurturing of scholars, who will contribute positively to society by advancing knowledge and paving a way to a better future.

 


 

Mango

Website: www.flymango.com/

Mango first launched end October 2006 with our first flight taking to the skies on 15 November 2006. Our launch marked one of the largest e-commerce events at the time with more than 10 000 flight requests clocked per minute during the first two days following its launch.

 


Schneider Electric

Website: www.schneider-electric.com

Schneider Electric develops technologies and solutions to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.

 


Destiny Magazine

Website: www.destinyconnect.com

Ndalo Media runs a successful digital division that manages its own properties (web, socialmedia, digital publications and mobi-sites) as well as social media for third parties.

DestinyConnect.com and DestinyMan.com launched in September 2008 and July 2009

respectively, as custom-designed content and social network sites. A dedicated Ndalo Media team manages content and interaction. Both sites are custom-designed social networks that unite DESTINY and DESTINY MAN readers, giving them exclusive access to content, contacts and mentorship advice in a real-time, real-life setting. The overall purpose was to connect users, encourage networking, mentorship and information-sharing, and to establish Ndalo Media as a leader in digital communication in South Africa.

 


Denel

Website: www.denelaviation.co.za

Our corporation’s history dates back to 1964 when Atlas Aircraft Corporation was formed primarily to manufacture military aircraft and various avionic systems for the South African Air Force (SAA). Atlas was brought under the control of Armaments Corporation of South Africa (Armscor) in 1968. It was incorporated into Denel (PTY) Ltd in 1992 and became Denel Aviation. Denel Aviation is the original equipment manufacturer for the Rooivalk Combat Support Helicopter, Design Authority for the Oryx Medium Transport Helicopter and the Cheetah Multirole Fighter aircraft. Denel Aviation delivers complete aviation solutions including maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) upgrades and system integration solutions, with innovation, quality and value added services, through worldwide partnerships.

 


Lion of Africa Insurance

Website: www.lionsure.biz

Lion of Africa Insurance Company Limited is a South African non-life insurance company that was licensed by the Financial Services Board in terms of the Short- Term Insurance Act No 53 of 1998 on 23 August 1999. The company is the first insurance company in South Africa to achieve a Level 1 Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment rating in terms of the BBBEE Act of 2003 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Lion of Africa Holdings Company (Proprietary) Limited, owned by Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited, a broad-based black investment group listed on the JSE. The company’s short-term activities are concentrated primarily in the commercial property and casualty markets. It also operates in the marine and engineering segments. Lion of Africa Insurance CompanyLimited is an authorised financial services provider (FSP 17511) in terms of the Financial Advisors and Intermediaries Act No 37 of 2002. For more info visit www.lionsure.com or find us on Facebook or Twitter

 


Public Sector Manager PSM

The Public Sector Manager communicates with a strategic component of government’s target audiences – senior public sector managers. The magazine aims to help public sector/government managers and their departments/agencies to improve the quality of the services they provide by reporting on management innovations and best practices within the public sector.

 


Total

Website: www.total.co.za

Total regards itself as a responsible corporate citizen and is actively committed to the support of efficient and properly managed utilisation of the earth’s energy sources and products. While the TOTAL Group focuses intensely on the needs of today’s consumers, it remains ever mindful of the interest of future generations through its active environmental stewardship, which forms an integral part of its sustainable development strategy.Today, the company continues to make great progress in the transformation arena as part of its effort to contribute towards an adaptive economy which is characterised by growth, employment and equity. In pursuit of this goal, Total South Africa became the first oil company to achieve the fully unencumbered 25% shares for its BEE shareholders, TOSACO, in 2010. Consequently, the company is now owned 49.9% by South African shareholders and 50.1% by the TOTAL Group in France. It also became the first multinational company in the country to achieve its Level 2 B-BBEE Contributor status.

 


 WDBIH

Website: wdbinvestments.co.za

WDBIH is a private enterprise formed in 1996 with an overarching purpose of making a difference in the lives of rural women and communities. The main beneficiary and shareholder in WDBIH is the WDB Trust. The WDB Trust focuses on the social and economic upliftment of rural women and households, principally by providing micro-enterprise credit and business skills training to aspiring female entrepreneurs. The WDB Trust and the micro-finance programme was established in 1991.
Our key investment objectives are to:

• Make equity investments in established and growing businesses

• Build a sizeable capital base for our constituency

• Generate regular cash flows for the WDB Trust

• Have meaningful operational and strategic influence in our investments

• Achieve sustainable returns in our investments

• Establish long term partnerships and relationships

• Drive sustainable transformation within our investments with regards to women representation in executive roles, employment equity, skills development and procurement from small businesses

 


Sizwe Medical

Website: www.sizwe.co.za

Administered by Sechaba Medical Solutions (Pty) Limited (www.sechabamedical.co.za), Sizwe is one of the larger open medical aid schemes in South Africa. From our beginnings in 1978, our focus has always been to provide affordable medical aid for all South Africans. Through products like our entry level plan that caters for people on a tight budget, we believe we’ve truly put the “affordable” back into healthcare – particularly for low-income groups. Based on this heritage, we continue to place an emphasis on caring for you and your family on your journey through life. As part of this, we’re known in the industry for offering rich benefits that put our clients first. We also believe that medical aid schemes shouldn’t be complicated, so we’ve made our products easy to understand and simple to use. Another major attraction we offer is a one-stop solution for companies who sign up with us. Our medical aid plans suit all employees, from the lowest-paid blue-collar worker to top-earning executives.


 

TUMI

Website: www.tumi.com

TUMI (NYSE: TUMI) Since 1975, TUMI has been creating world-class business and travel essentials, designed to upgrade, uncomplicate, and beautify all aspects of life on the move. Blending flawless functionality with a spirit of ingenuity, we’re committed to empowering journeys as a lifelong partner to movers and makers in pursuit of their passions. Designed in America, for Global Citizens everywhere. The brand is sold in over 260 stores from New York to Paris to London and Tokyo, as well as the world’s top department and specialty stores and travel retail in more than 75 countries. For more about TUMI, visit www.TUMI.com, www.facebook.com/TUMItravel, www.twitter.com/TUMItravel.
Stores located at Sandton City, OR Tambo International Airport Duty Free and V&A Waterfront.

 


Kabu Design Architects

Website: www.kabuarch.co.za

Kabu Design Architects company mission is to embark on architecture that is contextual to our South African landscape, yet enhancing the design edge with creative and unique work. This being achieved through excellence as a hallmark for all that we stand for.

Our firm also hopes to create and develop a currently nonexistent spatial understanding of African dwellings. This being a modern and contemporary structure engineered to imbue our past as Africans, our rich inheritance, lush vegetation and modern influences appropriately contextualized.

Furthermore, we endeavour to meet our clients’ needs timeously and appropriately within the set budget constraints which we understand are integral in the process of building, renovating and upgrading one’s home.

Finally, we are interested in architecture as whole. We understand that the industry is constantly evolving as is common in all spheres of design. It is for this reason that we aim to entrench ourselves within the South African architectural landscape exploring all aspects including residential, commercial, and social initiatives.

As designers of places of dwelling for all humanities needs we aim not just for excellence but to transcend design theory through constant practice, growth and initiative.

– See more at: http://kabuarch.co.za/#sthash.5Og65Wk2.dpuf

 

 

2015 Media Partners

2015 Media Partners


South African Business Integrator

Website: www.sabimag.co.za

SABI (South African Business Integrator) Magazine’s main focus is to synchronize business information, business cultures and align strategies and business goals between the public and private sector nationally. The publication’s objective is to inform, advise and educate key industry leaders on business objectives, internal strategic decisions, current affairs, business to business significant information, good management practices & governance, sound financial management practices and ultimately bridging the gap of transformation and transparency between the public and private sector.

 


Channel Africa

Website: www.channelafrica.co.za

Channel Africa is an International Radio station whose mandate is to support South Africa’s Foreign Policy enshrined in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation’s – Vision and Mission and contribute to the development of Africa, support peace, democracy and good Governance through the production and broadcast of innovative, dynamic and stimulating news, current affairs and informal knowledge building content in English and other major African languages.


SAfm

Website: www.safm.co.za

SAfm is the SABC’s national English language public radio station with its headquarters at Radio Park, Auckland Park, Johannesburg. It was established in 1936 at the time of the creation of the SABC. It was first known as the “A Programme”, becoming the English Service when the Afrikaans Service came into being a year later. In 1985 it changed its name again to Radio South Africa and, ten years later, to SAfm.


 

 

 

2015 Finalists

Finalists 2015

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: RESOURCES AWARD sponsored by ANGLO AMERICAN PLATINUM
THE MSA GROUP
LONMIN MINING
DE BEERS CONSOLIDATE MINES
EXXARO RESOURCES
PALABORA MINING

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: ENGINEERING AWARD – sponsored by TOTAL SA
AECOM
PENTA FLOOR
ARUP
AURECON
PPC
UVUKO CIVILS

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: RETAIL AWARD – sponsored by CLICKS GROUP
SUPERTECH DURBAN
HIRSCH’S
V&A WATERFRONT
JOHNSON & JOHNSON
PROCTER & GAMBLE
MR PRICE GROUP

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: HEALTH & PHARMA AWARD- sponsored by SIZWE MEDICAL SOLUTIONS
ASPEN PHARMA
NETCARE
METROPOLITAN HEALTH RISK MANAGEMENT
ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS AWARD
ACSA
DHL EXPRESS
ARAMEX
EQSTRA FLEET MANAGEMENT
IMPERIAL LOGISTICS

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: FAST GROWTH WOMEN-OWNED SMME AWARD – sponsored by SIBONGILE SECURITY
SPARK SCHOOL & eADVANCE
IMPERIAL – ARMOUR
EKHURULENI ARTISANS & SKILLS
LA CONSULTING ENGINEERING
NGAPHAYA Y2K10 TRADING cc
MITRAS AMENITIES
KHAYELITSHA COOKIES
CHILLISOFT
ARMSTRONG APPOINTMENTS
VUMA REPUTATION
CHEMSOL ADHESIVES
IRONVELD HOLDINGS
MARVELLOUS MAIDS

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE AWARD
PRICEWATERHOUSE COOPERS
COMSEL EIGHTEEN (Pty) Ltd TRADING AS KANIMAMBO
AECOM
SAMRO

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: MULTINATIONAL AWARD
BAYER SA
NESTLÉ
MTN
COCA-COLA
HAVAS WORLDWIDE

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATION AWARD
AFRICAN UNITY
CAUSE MARKETING FUNDRAISERS
AGRIADIS
TEDDY BEAR CLINIC
REALEBOGA-BAKUBUNG TRAINING & DEV AGENCY
NICRO
FOR SOUTH AFRICA BREAST HEALTH FOUNDATION

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AWARD – sponsored by MONASH UNIVERSITY
RHEINMETALL DENEL MUNITION
MCKINSEY & CO
BIDVEST MANAGED SOLUTIONS
VODACOM

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: INNOVATION THROUGH TECHNOLOGY AWARD – sponsored by ALCM SOLUTION CENTRE
DELL
MULTICHOICE
ACCSYS
COMSEL EIGHTEEN (Pty) Ltd TRADING AS KANIMAMBO
ICT-WORKS

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP AWARD – sponsored by LION OF AFRICA
PALABORA MINING
CELL C
VODACOM
SAPPI

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: INVESTING IN PEOPLE AWARD – sponsored by TUMI
AECOM
MULTICHOICE
ACCSYS
COEGA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
SAMRO

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR OF 2015 AWARD – sponsored by WDB INVESTMENT HOLDINGS
FUTURE AFRICA CONSULTING & TRAINING – Nargis Gani
IMPERIAL – ARMOUR – Louisa Garland-Els
EKHURULENI ARTISANS & SKILLS – Martie Jansen van Rensburg
MITRAS AMENITIES – Debbi Demetriou
LGBN DEVELOPMENT – Bainang Mpolokeng
VUMA REPUTATION – Janine Hills
CLEAR ASSET – Ariella Kuper
PENTA FLOOR – Bianca Shakinovsky

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: YOUNG ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR AWARD (40 YRS & YOUNGER) – sponsored by MANGO AIRLINES
ALEXANDER FORBES – Lidiwe Modau
EKHURULENI ARTISANS & SKILLS – Martie Jansen van Rensburg
LOCAL GOVERNMENT BUSINESS NETWORK – Bainang Mpolokeng
LONMIN PLATINUM – Carol Hunter
PPC CEMENT – Azola Lowan
THE ROVING AMBASSADOR – Shanaaz Solomons
IRONVELD HOLDINGS – Keneilwe Ndala
IMPERIAL HEALTH SCIENCE – Lara Haigh

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: BUSINESSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD –sponsored by STANDARD BANK
PPC CEMENT – Busi Legodi
ASPEN PHARMA – Lorraine Hill
SUPERTECH DURBAN – Farida Tayob
BUSINESS CONNEXION – Vanessa Olver
TRANSMAN – Angela Dick
HAVAS WORLDWIDE – Lynn Madeley
HIRSCH’S – Margaret Grant-Hirsch
ICT-WORKS – Xoliswa Kakana
CTICC – Julie-May Ellingson

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: PUBLIC SECTOR LEADER AWARD (PARASTATAL & GOVERNMENT) sponsored by DESTINY MAGAZINE
SOUTH AFRICAN WEATHER SERVICES – Dr Linda Makuleni
COEGA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION – Sandisiwe Ncemane
SOUTH AFRICAN CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY – Mmanare Mamabolo
SOUTH AFRICAN MRITIME SAFETY AUTHORITY (SAMSA) – Sidiswa Nhlumayo
TRANSPORT EDUCATION & TRAINING AUTHORITY – Maphefo Anno-Frempong

TOP GENDER EMPOWERED COMPANY: PARASTATAL / AGENCY sponsored by MNS ATTORNEYS
NEF
ACSA
TRANSNET
TELKOM
SASOL

 

2015 Winners

2015 Winners

Fast Growth Women-Owned SMME Award Sponsored by Sibongile Security
Spark School & eAdvance

Diversity in the Workplace Award
Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Multinational Award
Havas Worldwide

Civil Society Organisation Award Sponsored by National Film Foundation
Breast Health Foundation

Investing in People Award Sponsored by TUMI
MultiChoice

ICT Award Sponsored by ALCM Solution Centre
ICT-Works

Corporate Citizenship Award Sponsored by Lion of Africa Insurance
Vodacom

Skills Development Award Sponsored by Monash South Africa
Rheinmetall Denel Munition

Health & Pharma Award Sponsored by Sizwe Medical Solutions
Aspen Pharmacare Holdings

Transport & Logistics Award Sponsored by Topco MediaAirports Company South Africa

Resources Award Sponsored by Anglo American Platinum
De Beers Consolidated Mines

Engineering Award Sponsored by Total SA
Uvuko Civils

Business of the Year Award Sponsored by Standard Bank
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Retail Award Sponsored by Clicks Group
V&A Waterfront

Top Female Entrepreneur of 2015 Award Sponsored by WDB Investment Holdings
Marthie Jansen van Rensburg, Ekurhuleni Artisans & Skills Training Centre

Young Achiever of the Year Award (40 years & younger) Sponsored by Mango Airlines
Azola Lowan, PPC

Government Department Award Sponsored by PSM
Gauteng Department of Education

Public Sector Leader Award (Parastatal & Government) Sponsored by Destiny Magazine
Mmanare Mamabolo, SA Civil Aviation Authority

Parastatal / Agency Award Sponsored by MNS Attorneys
Airports Company South Africa

Lifetime Achiever Award Sponsored by Standard Bank
Wendy Luhabe

Businesswoman of the Year Award Sponsored by Standard Bank
Angela Dick, Transman

Energy & Utilities Award Sponsored by Schneider Electric
City Power Johannesburg

Top Woman in Aviation Award Sponsored by Denel
Refilwe Ledwaba, SA Women in Aviation & Aerospace Industry

 

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