Du Plessis, Pieter

Group Executive Human Resources, Airports Company South Africa and Chair, ACI Africa Human Resources Working Group

Du Plessis, Pieter

Group Executive Human Resources, Airports Company South Africa and Chair, ACI Africa Human Resources Working Group

Biography

Pieter du Plessis is the Group Executive: Human Resources at Airports Company South Africa. He joined the company in 1993 and was appointed to the Executive Committee in 2003. Du Plessis holds a Master’s Degree in Commerce specialising in Industrial Psychology from the University of Pretoria and is a registered Industrial Psychologist.

Du Plessis has extensive experience in strategic human resource management, transformation and change management, human resources capital development and operations management. He joined Airports Company South Africa as a Human Resources manager at O R Tambo International Airport. He held this position for six years before being appointed as the assistant general manager of operations at O R Tambo International Airport before he joined the Corporate Office. Prior to joining Airports Company South Africa, Du Plessis held various senior Human Resources positions.

Du Plessis is responsible for all areas of human resources management at Airports Company South Africa. He sees it as his primary task to create a working environment that is connected to the business strategy.