Benthe Legg, Africa Regional HR Director - Maersk Line

Benthe is the Africa regional HR director of Maersk  Line. She has vast experience in HR and her experience encompasses all aspects of Human Resource Management, HR Business Partnering with a regional outlook , day-to-day support to the Cluster Tops, Cluster HR Managers as well as global and region specific initiatives.

Education-wise, Benthe has excelled. She gained her Bachelor of Science (cum laude)  in Mathematics, Statistics and Psychology and has attended several executive education courses  including the Executive Leadership Development Programme, Wits Business School, HR Strategy in the Business, IMD,Human Resources Learning Programme (HRLP), The RBL Group.

Her professional interests include psychology and counselling. She has also worked in and headed up major change initiatives in Compensation and Benefits, Talent Development, Learning and Industrial Relations besides working as HR Business Partner in various roles at Shell.

In her free time, Benthe enjoys hiking, baking and  reading.

Susan Maingi, Public Affairs and Communication Director, Coca Cola Beverages Africa

Susan Maingi is the Public Affairs and Communication Director at Coca Cola Beverages Africa. Susan is an experienced Communications and Human Resource specialist and has over 22 years’ experience in in public affairs, external and internal communications, as well as experience across the Human resource functions in both the manufacturing and service sectors. She spent most of her career in Lafarge where she initially served as the HR director before being promoted to the role of Director, Corporate Affairs, Communications and Sustainable Development Kenya.

Susan prides herself as a skilled communicator. She has the ability to maintain cultural sensitivity, establish rapport and advocate positions with members of diverse groups, and promote team cohesiveness