The perks of African business

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Africa HR Solutions Ltd has worked for a few years now to footprint several African industries namely the mining, oil and gas, finance, agriculture, engineering, telecommunications and humanitarian sectors to reflect on the vast progress made mainland. As a payroll firm, our relationships with African businesses are synonym to new experiences, accustoming with the newest African do’s and don’ts in terms of cultures and business manners. At Africa HR Solutions Ltd, we intend to provide our clients with the best payroll and employment outsourcing solutions across Africa. With steps, ahead in more than 40 African destinations, we are aware of the major innovations happening as well as the diverse economies which have been explored which is why Africa HR Solutions has also decided to expand and explore more industries. Either it is in the bio-science, technological, marketing, manufacturing or food and beverage, Africa HR Solutions understands the importance of these sectors.

Why the African continent?

The African exposure, as vast as it can be offers this image of inspiring and spectacular flora and fauna, distinctive cultures and customs. However, the vision of instability, inequality and poverty still lies over the continent. Despite this status, Africa has demonstrated positive signs of economic, infrastructural and educational development in incipient places. Converging into a new modern Africa, it is without a doubt that international investors now ignore Africa’s potential. As the fastest growing population of the world in 2016, Africa has now witnessed a remarkable change due to an outstanding abundance in natural resources which is contributing around one third of the total economic growth. The three most dynamic industries of the continent are the pharmaceutical, manufacturing and telecommunications industries which have proved to gain the most positive responses, thanks to the cheap labor costs available.

As a new destination for business, what are the perks of the African business?

  • New progresses and advancements in IT and telecommunications are now easy and accessible in Africa, which means that more businesses, both local and international can now improve business environments while upgrading key tools for a better and modern Africa.
  • Africa, which has experienced major positive changes and has definitely a lot to offer: lands, natural resources, labor or business infrastructures which only requires a rapid expansion.
  • Having the right business partner is the way to target the possible threats as well as analyzing the possibilities of development in emerging markets.

Our industries:

  • Agriculture and farming
  • Biotechnology
  • Education
  • Electronic
  • Engineering and Construction
  • Financial Services
  • Food and Beverage
  • IT and Telecom
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Mining
  • NGO
  • Oil and Gas
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Others

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Grant Geraghty is the longest-serving member of the Africa HR team. This resident subject matter expert and client champion is responsible for gaining a deep understanding of our clients’ unique HR needs in Africa and providing tailored solutions that align with their business objectives. Grant collaborates closely with our clients to ensure that their requirements are properly implemented, providing ongoing support and guidance throughout the process.

Grant brings a wealth of experience to his role, having served as Africa HR’s longest-serving employee. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with a major in Economics and Business Finance, from the University of Natal in South Africa. Additionally, he has completed a certification program in Payroll and Tax Administration from the University of Cape Town, further enhancing his expertise in HR operations and compliance.

His commitment to delivering exceptional service and his extensive knowledge of HR in Africa make him an invaluable member of the Africa HR team.




Kevina Takoordyal has a BA Hons Business Management from the University of Glamorgan, UK, with MBA in leadership and Innovation, MBA General, PMP Certified, and Agile Scrum Master. She currently works as the Head of Operations at Africa HR Solutions Ltd with more than 20 years of proven leadership capabilities in Operations, Business Development, People Management, Process Optimization, and Project Management in the Financial Services, BPO, Banking Industry, and Heath Care Industry. In Senior leadership roles with an international footprint across Europe working and extensive Pan- African experience from a compliance, finance, and operations angle, Kevina comes across with a panoply of cross-functional skills. Kevina also serves on a few Boards, Non-Independent Executive at MioD and for NGOs on a voluntary basis, a coach and mentor to aspiring female leaders across Africa and Mauritius.

Kevina is a firm believer in Servant Leadership with a strong focus and commitment to uplifting others, with the ability to deliver through a highly engaged – diverse team, and works towards consistently synergistic value creation. While being a focused and adaptive thinker and Kevina is actively participating in panel discussions on Innovation, CX, Digital transformation.

Kevina serves as Project Assessor for the National Youth upskilling program. She has been recognized as Global Talent in a few companies, Ceridian, and International SOS Ltd whereby she has been awarded a few scholarships and had the opportunity to be mentored by Senior Vice President in the US. Award Winner in various fields and at a national level and recognized including Super Achiever Leader Award in Africa in 2016, Awarded Africa Women Leader 2018.



Head of Finance & Business Support

Viloshna is an experienced finance professional with 18 years of expertise in strategic financial planning, financial analysis, cash flow management, systems and controls implementation, financial reporting, and continuous process improvements. She currently serves as Head of Finance & Business Support, where she has successfully automated and leveraged the financial reporting system capabilities to ensure efficient company operations.

Viloshna’s background includes senior roles in a multinational pharmaceutical company and a large listed Mauritian conglomerate. Her meticulous attention to detail and strategic thinking have streamlined financial processes, making her a valuable addition to any finance team. Viloshna is a qualified finance professional with an FCCA qualification and an MBA, bringing valuable expertise to any organization.

In her current role, Viloshna leads the company’s Treasury and Payments function, including the fulfillment of the company’s cross-border payments into Africa. With her strong educational background and extensive experience, Viloshna consistently demonstrates her ability to optimize financial operations, minimize risks, and improve profitability. Her expertise in financial reporting and process improvements make her a valuable asset to any organization.



Head of Legal & Compliance

A qualified lawyer who joined Africa HR Solutions in July 2020, Mark Du Preez has experience working in private practice for a reputable law firm in South Africa. He also played commercially focused roles at a leading private bank, wealth management company, and outsourcing firm in South Africa and Mauritius.

Mark has played a pivotal role in Africa HR Solution’s risk mitigation strategy, which positively impacted P&L performance over the years.

He currently leads the Partnerships function of the company including relationships and oversight with in-country partners (ICPs) across Africa.

Alex Daruty - Africa HR Team


Head of Commercial

Alex has more than 15 years of experience in the global, strategic development of both enterprise and consumer brands in categories including technology, transport, enterprise software, entertainment, and travel.

With experience in roles on both agency and corporate side, he has worked across international brands and has led the development and execution of multi-discipline campaigns across EMEA, NORAM and Asia Pacific.

His focus is on driving meaningful business impact through brand differentiation and building high-functioning, digitally oriented, and analytically driven capabilities. He is motivated by working with, and developing dynamic people, teams, and organizations.

He leads, manages, develops and mentors the Key Account Management department, including line management responsibility for the team of Key Account Managers and Key Account Administrator who represent the Company as the primary communication link between all relevant stakeholders, including clients, third party in-country partners and internal functions.

Originally from Mauritius, he holds bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Finance and Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.