Date Published
14 May 2018

Chicago - Signium, one of the world’s leading executive search and leadership consulting partnerships, proudly announces the appointment of Annelize van Rensburg as Leader of the Global Consumer Goods and Services Practice. She celebrates twenty years of executive search as one of the founding members of Talent Africa that became Signium Africa in 2017.

Annelize van Rensburg Signium Annelize is fulfilling a critical role as successful practice groups are a key part of Signium’s strategy and Consumer Goods and Services accounts for more than 25% of Signium’s searches globally. Annelize’s industry experience spans a variety of sectors with a number of clients in the consumer, agriculture, hospitality, FMCG and health sciences field.  She has experience in servicing multi-national companies with a specific focus on South Africa and the sub-Saharan region. She is based in South Africa.

Alastair Paton, Chair of Signium Global said “We are fortunate that Annelize has agreed to lead our global consumer practice. Signium is increasingly working at regional or global level for our clients as executive search and broader leadership advisors. Annelize has an outstanding reputation in South Africa and a leadership style that is both purposeful and sensitive to different cultures”.

Frances Kelly GermanyAnnelize takes over from Frances Kelly, who served as Practice Group leader for over three years and made a valuable contribution growing the group, improving the structure and quality of thought-leadership content on the global website, and effectively encouraging practice group members to contribute with new ideas and sub-groups. 


About Signium

Signium is one of the world’s leading executive search and leadership consulting firms with an extensive history dating back to the 1950s with offices in key business cities around the globe. We look beyond the qualifications and background of an individual candidate to consider culture fit and client values, something we call the application of “intelligence and intuition.” With local passion, knowledge, and a partner-led approach, we advise senior business leaders on developing their skills, their people, and their organizations.

Signium was a founding member of the global industry standards body, the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC).