About the senior executive partner:
A master planner, strategist, motivational speaker and coach, Naadir Hodgson, who is also a qualified Lifeline counsellor, has a Diploma in Organisation and Work Study from the Pretoria Technicon, a BA degree with Politics and International Politics from UNISA and an M Phil (Business Ethics) degree from Stellenbosch.
He is a high EQ, high energy problem solver of note and an excellent trainer and communicator who is very comfortable in all environments and at all levels of work life. He thrives on pressure and particularly enjoys motivating others to make positive changes in their lives. He absolutely lives by the motto:
“Where there is life, there is hope!”
He has spent the past 20 years in a corporate retail HR environment with a large South African retailer as a specialist and generalist covering all HR portfolios and he has built a reputation for being someone of high integrity, always delivering a suitable solution on time and being an excellent and always present business partner at all times.
This is what Wendy Ackerman, the guardian of HR practises and policies at Pick ‘n Pay since the company’s inception has to say about Naadir:
"I have known Naadir Hodgson for a great many years and during his time as Human Resource Manager of Pick n Pay I found his wisdom and understanding of the H R problems extremely helpful. I also found him sincere, compassionate and understanding in his dealing with the multitude of problems which our staff generated. I can highly recommend him to anyone requiring his services as his insight and wisdom are invaluable."
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The company offers specialist human resources recruitment, training, events and educational assistance. With extensive OD experience the Company can assist with problem solving and change management under any circumstances within any environment.
The company also has access to many leadership and other training programs, but can create homemade training programs to suit any situation.
However, the company’s main focus is on motivational training programs with an element of theme content training interweaved with a musical subtheme designed specifically to fit each client and their particular needs.
The company strongly believes in the African adage viz.
“umntu ngumntu ngabantu (people are people because of other people)”.
…which, in essence, implies that we do not live or work in isolation and are inter-dependant on each other in every sphere of our lives.
The company has a level 2 BBBEE status level and has 100% BBBEE procurement recognition.