Meet our Incredible
Africa HR Solutions Team

Guiding & Inspiring Excellence:

meet the team

THE EXECUTIVE TEAM

EDAN LATZELSBERGER

EDAN LATZELSBERGER

Managing Director

VILOSHNA PACKIRY POULLE

VILOSHNA PACKIRY POULLE

Head of Finance & Business Support

GRANT GERAGHTY

GRANT GERAGHTY

Head of Client Relationships

Alex Daruty

ALEX DARUTY

Head of Commercial

KEVINA TAKOORDYAL

KEVINA TAKOORDYAL

Head of Operations

Mark Du Preez

MARK DU PREEZ

Head of Legal & Compliance

EDAN LATZELSBERGER

EDAN LATZELSBERGER

Managing Director

Edan is the Managing Director of Africa HR Solutions with extensive outsourcing expertise in Africa, including employer of record, PEO, payroll outsourcing, accounting outsourcing and compliance outsourcing.

Edan is a qualified lawyer with an MBA who has worked in London, South Africa, Mauritius and more broadly across the African continent.

In addition to outsourcing in Africa, his core competencies include strategy development and implementation; financial services (FTSE 100 experience); and M&A (buying and selling).

Edan has extensive experience working for both listed companies and private equity-owned businesses.

VILOSHNA PACKIRY POULLE

VILOSHNA PACKIRY POULLE

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.

GRANT GERAGHTY

GRANT GERAGHTY

Head of Client Relationships

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.

ALEX DARUTY

ALEX DARUTY

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.

KEVINA TAKOORDYAL

KEVINA TAKOORDYAL

Head of Operations

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.

MARK DU PREEZ

MARK DU PREEZ

Head of Legal & Compliance

Mark is a qualified lawyer who joined the business in July 2020. In addition to working in private practice for a reputable South African law firm, Mark gained significant commercial experience at a leading private bank, wealth management company and outsourcing firm, both in South Africa and Mauritius.

He has been instrumental in de-risking Africa HR Solutions’ business, which has positively impacted our P&L performance. Through systematic adherence to our internal governance framework, he ensures full compliance with our contractual obligations and all applicable regulatory requirements across Africa. He has performed a leading role in professionalising the company’s contractual negotiations, which has materially improved our new client acquisition. As true generalists, Mark and his team work cross-functionally and have embraced their status as Africa HR Solutions’ and our clients’ ‘problem solving’ function.

Mark is also responsible for leading our Partnerships function, including the relationship and oversight of our established and vetted network of in-country partners across Africa.

THE TEAM MEMBERS

Aadilah

AADILAH SOOBRATTY

Digital

AKILESH UJOODHA

AKILESH UJOODHA

Payroll

Aldo Figaro

ALDO FIGARO​

Digital

ANNABELLE GENEVIEVE​

ANNABELLE GENEVIEVE​

Payroll

Anandi Ramdhony

ANANDI RAMDHONY

Payroll

ASHA GUNGADIN

ASHA GUNGADIN

Business Transformation

Ashima Ramsahaye

ASHIMA RAMSAHAYE

Finance

AYUSH LORI

AYUSH LORI

Finance

Caroline Koa Wing

CAROLINE KOA WING

Key Accounts

Chandinee Heeranum

CHANDINEE HEERAMUN

Payroll

CLARINA JEANNETON​

CLARINA JEANNETON​

Key Accounts

DARSHAN GUNGARAM

DARSHAN GUNGARAM

Payroll

DAVISSEN SOOBROYEN​

DAVISSEN SOOBROYEN​

Payroll

EDDIE VAN ZYL

EDDIE VAN ZYL

Payroll

FADIL JOKOO​

FADIL JOKOO​

Payroll

GEORGE CHANG​

GEORGE CHANG​

Finance

GESHIKA JUGESSUR​

GESHIKA JUGESSUR​

Payroll

GULSHA BHANDU

GULSHA BHANDU

Key Accounts

HOODHAVA PURBHOO​

HOODHAVA PURBHOO​

Payroll

Irma Laas

IRMA LAAS

Digital

JOHANNA LEE​

JOHANNA LEE​

Key Accounts

KUSHAL PARMESSUR​

KUSHAL PARMESSUR​

Compliance

NANDITA PARBHU

NANDITA PARBHU

Payroll

NOORIE KUREEMBOKUS

NOORIE KUREEMBOKUS

Payroll

PRAKASH SOOKUN

PRAKASH SOOKUN

Compliance

ROMA RAJA RAI

ROMA RAJA RAI

Legal & Partnerships

RUHI ROHIMUN​

RUHI ROHIMUN​

Payroll

ryan ward

RYAN WARD

Digital

SANDESH BOOJHAWON​

SANDESH BOOJHAWON​

Payroll

SANDRINE DOMINGUE

SANDRINE DOMINGUE

Key Accounts

SANGEETA HURRYDASS

SANGEETA HURRYDASS

Payroll

SHAVINI SOOBROYEN

SHAVINI SOOBROYEN

Payroll

SHEMA PERMALL​

SHEMA PERMALL​

Finance

SINDHYAH NURSEEGADOO

SINDHYAH NURSEEGADOO

Payroll

Trisha Lebon

TRISHA LEBON​

Finance

UMAIRA RUJUB​

UMAIRA RUJUB​

Finance

URVASHI SUNGKUR​

URVASHI SUNGKUR​

Key Accounts

Valérie Ponnusami

VALÉRIE PONNUSAMI

Key Accounts

Valerie Bacchus

VALERIE BACCHUS​

Key Accounts

VANNESSA NARRAINEN​

VANNESSA NARRAINEN​

Human Resources

VEDINA PERIANNA​

VEDINA PERIANNA​

Key Accounts

YASH GANGAPERSAD

YASH GANGAPERSAD

Payroll

ZABEEN MADARUN

ZABEEN MADARUN

Client Relationships

ZAMA XULU

ZAMA XULU

Payroll

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AADILAH SOOBRATTY

AADILAH SOOBRATTY

Digital

AKILESH UJOODHA

AKILESH UJOODHA

Payroll

ALDO FIGARO

ALDO FIGARO

Digital

Anandi Ramdhony

ANANDI RAMDHONY

Payroll

ANNABELLE GENEVIEVE

ANNABELLE GENEVIEVE

Digital

ASHA GUNGADIN

ASHA GUNGADIN

Business Transformation

ASHIMA RAMSAHAYE

ASHIMA RAMSAHAYE

Finance

AYUSH LORI

AYUSH LORI

Finance

CAROLINE KOA WING

CAROLINE KOA WING

Key Accounts

DAVISSEN SOOBROYEN​

DAVISSEN SOOBROYEN​

Payroll

Chandinee Heeranum

CHANDINEE HEERAMUN

Payroll

EDDIE VAN ZYL

EDDIE VAN ZYL

Payroll

CLARINA JEANNETON​

CLARINA JEANNETON​

Key Accounts

FADIL JOKOO​

FADIL JOKOO​

Payroll

DARSHAN GUNGARAM

DARSHAN GUNGARAM

Payroll

GEORGE CHANG​

GEORGE CHANG​

Finance

GESHIKA JUGESSUR​

GESHIKA JUGESSUR​

Payroll

GULSHA BHANDU

Key Accounts

HOODHAVA PURBHOO​

HOODHAVA PURBHOO​

Payroll

IRMA LAAS

IRMA LAAS

Digital

JOHANNA LEE​

JOHANNA LEE​

Key Accounts

KUSHAL PARMESSUR​

KUSHAL PARMESSUR​

Compliance

NANDITA PARBHU

NANDITA PARBHU

Payroll

NOORIE KUREEMBOKUS

NOORIE KUREEMBOKUS

Payroll

PRAKASH SOOKUN

PRAKASH SOOKUN

Compliance

ROMA RAJA RAI

ROMA RAJA RAI

Legal & Partnerships

RUHI ROHIMUN​

RUHI ROHIMUN​

Payroll

RYAN WARD​

RYAN WARD​

Digital

SANDESH BOOJHAWON​

SANDESH BOOJHAWON​

Payroll

SANDRINE DOMINGUE

SANDRINE DOMINGUE

Key Accounts

SANGEETA HURRYDASS

SANGEETA HURRYDASS

Payroll

SHAVINI SOOBROYEN

SHAVINI SOOBROYEN

Payroll

SHEMA PERMALL​

SHEMA PERMALL​

Finance

SINDHYAH NURSEEGADOO

SINDHYAH NURSEEGADOO

Payroll

TRISHA LEBON​

TRISHA LEBON​

Finance

UMAIRA RUJUB​

Finance

URVASHI SUNGKUR​

URVASHI SUNGKUR​

Key Accounts

VALÉRIE PONNUSAMI

VALÉRIE PONNUSAMI

Key Accounts

VALERIE BACCHUS​

VALERIE BACCHUS​

Key Accounts

VANNESSA NARRAINEN​

VANNESSA NARRAINEN​

Human Resources

VEDINA PERIANNA​

VEDINA PERIANNA​

Key Accounts

YASH GANGAPERSAD

YASH GANGAPERSAD

Payroll

ZABEEN MADARUN

ZABEEN MADARUN

Client Relationships

ZAMA XULU

ZAMA XULU

Payroll

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ADvTECH Resourcing Recruitment Division South Africa

ADvTECH Resourcing

One of the main shareholders of Africa HR Solutions is ADvTECH Resourcing (51%): ADvTECH leads the private sector in the fields of education and resourcing, contributing meaningfully towards the sustainable development of human capacity in South Africa and is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE listed) in South Africa.

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GRANT GERAGHTY - Africa HR Team

GRANT GERAGHTY

HEAD OF CLIENT RELATIONSHIP

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 Africa HR Team

KEVINA TAKOORDYAL

HEAD OF OPERATIONS

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.

VILOSHNA PACKIRY POULLE​

VILOSHNA PACKIRY POULLE

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.

MARK DU PREEZ​

MARK DU PREEZ

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

ALEX DARUTY

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.