RCL FOODS’ National Account Manager, Ntando Ngubane on Women in Leadership

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RCL FOODS’ National Account Manager, Ntando Ngubane on Women in Leadership

Ntando joined RCL FOODS back in 2017 as an Assistant Account Manager in the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) channel. Through her role, she gained multi-disciplinary skills across various categories including Chicken , Grocery, Speciality, Fats & Spreads, Plant-based, and Sugar & Milling. In 2020, she became a National Account Manager, where she currently impacts all Quick

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Tamara Dickson’s Perspective on Recruitment Helps RCL FOODS Do MORE

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Tamara Dickson’s Perspective on Recruitment Helps RCL FOODS Do MORE

Some time ago Tamara Dickson came across a sign board which read along the lines of not innovating to compete but rather innovating to change the game. After years of hearing ‘recruitment is recruitment’, that simple idea changed her career in Talent Acquisition forever. Since 2018, Tamara has been helping RCL FOODS do MORE by

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This Women’s Month: Carin King On Motherhood And Working

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This Women’s Month: Carin King On Motherhood And Working

Carin King is a member of the RCL FOODS’ Food Partners team, working on strategic and category projects. Some highlights from her time at RCL FOODS include being part of the team that re-launched the PIEMAN’S and Food Solutions brands; and working with a consortium of other South African food businesses to help restore the

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First Virtual Emerging Leadership Development Programme delivered with impact!

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First Virtual Emerging Leadership Development Programme delivered with impact!

This year was the exciting launch of the RCL FOODS Emerging Leaders Development Programme as a completely Virtual Programme. The attendees have enjoyed both the content of the programme, put together by the Nelson Mandela University (NMU) as well as the opportunity to connect virtually with their co-learners and facilitators. RCL FOODS first launched the

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Kathleen Pohl On Recognition, Inspiration, And Representation

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Kathleen Pohl On Recognition, Inspiration, And Representation

Kathleen joined the RCL FOODS team in 2008 when she joined Rainbow Chicken setting up demand planning. Today, she helps RCL FOODS do that little MORE at the Supply Chain Centre of Excellence, where she focuses on rolling out Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP). Being recognised for her work is most rewarding to Kathleen. “My

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Celebrating Women’s Month A Little Differently: Michela Cutts’s View

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Celebrating Women’s Month A Little Differently: Michela Cutts’s View

Commercial Director of Sugar at RCL FOODS, Michela Cutts describes her career journey as a woman as “Never dull, ever!” After training to be an Agricultural Economist, she joined the South African Sugar Association and so began her lifelong relationship with sugar. This Women’s Month, Michela is celebrating the difference of women. “We are different,

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How James’ Choice to Do Engineering is helping us do MORE

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How James’ Choice to Do Engineering is helping us do MORE

Since receiving three awards for outstanding achievement in the final year of his Industrial Engineering Degree, James Meadows has joined RCL FOODS as an Engineering Management Trainee. Despite clearly having a knack for Engineering, before his studies, James was unsure of his career and his future. One decision changed his path and is now helping

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With her strong work ethic & passion for her team, Natalie helps us do MORE

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With her strong work ethic & passion for her team, Natalie helps us do MORE

As one of the biggest food service companies in Africa, Food Partners-RCL FOODS’ out of home division-serves a multitude of different businesses in different channels from Quick Service restaurants, contract caterers, hotels, retail delis to forecourts and bakeries. As the name suggests, the 130-strong Food Partners team are passionate about food and working with its

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Passionate about inspiring individual brilliance, Edwin helps us do MORE

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Passionate about inspiring individual brilliance, Edwin helps us do MORE

As the biggest food service business in Africa with over 20 000 customers, Food Partners-RCL FOODS’ out of home division-has a dedicated marketing, customer and operational team to serve a multitude of businesses in different channels from quick service restaurants, contract caterers, hotels, retail delis to forecourts and bakeries. Proud to be part of this team

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Seeing and doing things differently-Devania helps us do MORE

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Seeing and doing things differently-Devania helps us do MORE

Payroll Officer, Devania Naidoo, has proven that seeing and doing things differently can enable you to achieve your goals. Her positive attitude and desire to be MORE curious has led her to create MORE impact in her life and at RCL FOODS. We interviewed Devania to hear more about her inspiring journey so far… 1.Before

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Helisha’s journey of MORE: From Management Trainee to Junior Business Analyst

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Helisha’s journey of MORE: From Management Trainee to  Junior Business Analyst

Passionate about inspiring great people, RCL FOODS offers exceptional development opportunities to self-motivated, talented individuals that enable them to achieve their career ambitions! Through a fast-paced, accelerated learning environment, Management Trainees, like Helisha Pillay, are empowered with the development, experience and mentorship needed to take them to leadership levels within RCL FOODS. We touched base

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With her Authentic Leadership, Paula helps us do MORE.

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With her Authentic Leadership, Paula helps us do MORE.

Paula Dovey, Vector Logistics’ ICSE Executive proves that authentic leadership is about being authentically you, learning from those around you and inspiring others to do MORE. We interviewed Paula on her life and role and here’s what she had to say: 1.Tell us more about Paula and what you are passionate about. I am married

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Growing and Transforming RCL FOODS-Ilse helps us do MORE

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Growing and Transforming RCL FOODS-Ilse helps us do MORE

Transformation Director, Ilse Gravett-Hultzer proves that at the core of RCL FOODS is authentic leadership which is about seeing and doing things differently, displaying judgement, drive and influence. Her mantra, “with resilience and creativity, we can get anything done”, inspires her team to have MORE impact, despite COVID-19 challenges. Here’s what we learnt in our

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Authenticity, empowerment and growth – Mpume makes her mark at RCL FOODS

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Authenticity, empowerment and growth – Mpume makes her mark at RCL FOODS

Passionate about inspiring great people, RCL FOODS offers exceptional development opportunities to self-motivated, talented individuals that enable them to achieve their career ambitions! Through a fast-paced, accelerated learning environment, Management Trainees, like Mpume Nkosi, are empowered with the development, experience and mentorship needed to take them to leadership levels within RCL FOODS. Passionate about people,

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Being adaptive must become the new normal for business

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Being adaptive must become the new normal for business

The current global pandemic has brought many businesses and industries to a grinding holt, with many companies learning how to navigate a new normal for business, safety and life as we know it. The consequences of Covid-19 have been felt across all industries in the global economy, forcing businesses to pivot and adapt their supply

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Always ready to lend a helping hand – Lulu helps us do MORE

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Always ready to lend a helping hand – Lulu helps us do MORE

Born a stone’s throw away from two of RCL FOODS’ chicken processing sites in Hammarsdale to now living walking distance from the RCL FOODS national office it seems Lulu Khumalo was destined to follow her passion to do MORE and build a thriving career at RCL FOODS. We touched base with Lulu to find out

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RCL FOODS Commercial Analyst – Richard helps us do MORE

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RCL FOODS Commercial Analyst – Richard helps us do MORE

Passionate about empowerment, development and encouragement, RCL FOODS brings a diverse range of career aspirations to life through our fast-paced Management Trainee Programme. Richard Stanley, one of RCL FOODS’ Commercial Analysts is a true example of a self-motivated Management Trainee who through the fast-paced, accelerated learning environment is on track to becoming one of our

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No Stopping for Nash

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No Stopping for Nash

Nash Subhan is a man with a passion for MORE IMPACT – and even more so during SA’s COVID-19 lockdown! Nash is the Technical Trainer for Chicken Agriculture in KZN and spends most of his time doing, organising or developing training to meet the needs of our Breeder farms, Hatcheries and Broiler farms. During the

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Food Partners does that little MORE for a locked down South Africa

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Food Partners does that little MORE for a locked down South Africa

RCL FOODS has always been passionate about providing MORE FOOD TO MORE PEOPLE MORE OFTEN. As a leading South African Food Manufacturer, we are committed now, more than ever, to supporting our retail food service customers so that they are able to put food on South African tables. Over the past few weeks, four key

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Analysing and modelling: Ashleigh helps us do MORE

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Analysing and modelling: Ashleigh helps us do MORE

Passionate about seeing and doing things differently, RCL FOODS offers a wide variety of career opportunities-including some you may not have heard of, like a Solutions Architect. For Ashleigh Jacobs, being a Solutions Architect in our business is an exciting combination of understanding, analysing, modelling, presenting and implementing. Meet Ashleigh who is helping us do

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Richelle pursues her dream to help others reach theirs

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Richelle pursues her dream to help others reach theirs

Richelle pursues her dream to help others reach theirs At RCL FOODS, we believe our people are our biggest asset – which is why inspiring great people is one of our key strategic thrusts. But how do we inspire greatness in people? By encouraging them to be themselves while constantly stretching themselves to fulfil their

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Science and Farming: Hestia Finds Her Niche at RCL FOODS

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Science and Farming: Hestia Finds Her Niche at RCL FOODS

Passionate about food from farm to fork, RCL FOODS offers a diverse range of career opportunities – including some you may not have heard of, like agronomy. For Hestia Saaiman, being an agronomist in our sugar business is an exciting combination between indoors and outdoors, technology and nature. Meet our intrepid “computer farmer” who is

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Stella Mthembu on Talent, Career and People

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Stella Mthembu on Talent, Career and People

Stella Mthembu, employed as a Land Reform & CSI Manager in the Sugar and Milling business unit is an example of the worthy investment that RCL FOODS continues to make in inspiring its people to make a positive impact on the business and the communities in which we operate. Stella began her career at RCL

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