Episode 95: Leadership in business and impact: Akhona Qengqe, General Manager, KFC Africa
Akhona joins us with a recent promotion from Chief People Officer to General Manager at KFC Africa, showing the trend in people leaders moving to the top job continues its momentum.
Sharing her strategies to empower women and achieve gender parity, Akhona describes the incredible results from programmes such as ‘Women on the Move’ and ‘Shine’, and speaks about her aspiration for representation of all colleagues.
Framing business opportunities within the language of impact, Akhona connects commerce with livelihoods and advocates that true leadership shapes the future by considering both.
Topics in Akhona’s episode:
- Responding to the pandemic
- Women on the move – upward mobility programme
- Business leadership and impact
- Access to education
- Representation for all colleagues, globally
- Considering people first
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