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.
Makomborero Blessing Majome
Team 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.
Simphiwe Thwala
Researcher

Simphiwe works closely with the Consultants in delivering executive recruitment projects. Simphiwe has recruitment experience in mining, financial services and fintech industries, having worked at various search and recruitment firms. Her studies comprise BA (Hons) Strategic Brand Communication from Vega School of Brand Leadership and a BA Communications and Psychology degree through the University of South Africa.