Zanele MkwanaziZanele Mkwanazi

South Africa


Occupational Information

Job Title: Director: People and Organisation at Novo Nordisk

Professional History

Zanele has extensive experience in Human Capital Management. She is currently Director: People and Organisation at Novo Nordisk, a Danish multinational pharmaceutical, where she also serves as a member of the EXCO Team and is the Principal Officer of the Novo Nordisk Pension & Provident Fund. She has been at Novo Nordisk since 2011. Prior to that, she was Senior HR Manager at Roche Products and has also served as a Talent Acquisition Specialist at the Edcon Group.


Bachelor of Science degree from Wits University
BA Honours degree in Industrial Psychology from the University of Johannesburg


2008 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow

 Additional Tags: Human Capital, Leadership Development, Change Management, Talent Attraction, Succession Planning, Remuneration, Transformation