Sibongile Kuhlane


Office Location: Johannesburg

Phone: +27 11 6856910

Sibongile Kuhlane is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Johannesburg office and is a member of the Global Industrial Practice, Mining Practice and the Human Resources Functional Practice.

With more than 13 years of experience in executive search, Sibongile focuses on the industrial sector, including mining, capital equipment, construction, project management consultants, automotive, and the healthcare sector, including pharmaceuticals and medical devices. She has placed executives in many functional roles, including human resources, sales and marketing, and operations and manufacturing, as well as managing directors and CEOs.

Previously, Sibongile was owner of a niche executive search consultancy with an industrial sector focus where she took full responsibility for the overall search process, including building and maintaining client relations.


Sibongile holds a degree in library and information science from the University of Fort Hare and a certificate in information and knowledge management from the University of Pretoria.