The Appoint Team are specialists with over a decade of local and international executive recruitment experience and possess deep knowledge of industry sectors across the continent. They are able to marry the rigour of retained search, with the agility of bespoke online platforms.

We are passionate and professional, and we care about building partnerships that last.

Meet the team



Chania Stempowski
Director

Chania leads assignments across all sectors within the Sub-Saharan region. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant who began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in South Africa. Prior to entering the Recruitment industry, Chania spent several years working abroad in the financial services sector.
Warren Pfotenhauer
Consultant

Warren worked for a leading UK executive search firm for eight years, where his main focus was recruiting senior professionals across HR, Finance and Business Transformation. He currently specialises in senior-level interim and permanent management recruitment across all industries.
Lesego Ramokgali
Consultant

Lesego has spent 14 years in executive search, working as a generalist, for global organizations based in Johannesburg and Nairobi, Kenya. She has worked across all industry sectors focusing on key markets in the sub-Saharan Africa region. Lesego holds a BSc (Astrophysics) and a Project Management Certificate. She is a certified Feedback Coach on Lominger Leadership tools.
Lyndi Retief
Consultant

Lyndi is a seasoned talent consultant with over 12 years’ experience in recruitment and selection. She is experienced in senior-level commercial consultation across industries with expertise in Financial Services and Retail. Lyndi holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management as well as a Diploma in Project Management.
Makomborero Blessing Majome
Research Analyst

Makomborero specialises in senior level interim and permanent management recruitment across industry, supporting organisations through the recruitment lifecycle. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, General Psychology and Anthropology and, going forward, hopes to complete his LLB.
Thulani Maphasa
Graduate Researcher

Thulani works closely with consultants in recruiting leading industry talent across sectors. His interests include recruitment, market research, transformation and leadership development. Thulani holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political & International Studies and Organisational Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Political and International Studies from Rhodes University. He is currently reading for his MA in International Relations from the University of the Witwatersrand.