General Manager Ola Southern Africa
A highly skilled, well-rounded business professional with a great deal of experience across diverse geographies and FMCG categories, and significant expertise in general management, regional marketing, business operations and product innovation.
Shamiel is regarded as an outstanding leader of both large and small teams, with the ability to enhance engagement through collaborative relationships; a passionate builder of capability and talent, known for coaching and mentoring talent. He thrives in multi-cultural and international environments; successfully lands high-profile projects in challenging circumstances and is an experienced strategist capable of delivering innovative plans to enter new markets and develop existing markets.
Shamiel communicates articulately at all levels, with superb organisational awareness and proven aptitude for leading transformative change initiatives based on an intuitive, holistic perspective and a clear vision of the future.
He has been at Unilever for 21 years and in his current role focuses on building a new team and one Ola culture – developed culture and training initiatives (#100daystoSummer), embedding business fundamentals, and driving ownership and accountability #itisMYbusiness
Purpose: Raising the bar through personal excellence and building talent