When starting HEINEKEN SA, we decided that creating ONE company culture would be crucial for our success. We engaged with Catalyst to support us in this journey. Debbie and the team facilitated several sessions, both for top management and within departments. their pragmatic approach, flexible style constructive challenges and balanced style between “serious” and “light-hearted” has served us well.
Ruud can den Eijnden,Managing Director
Catalyst was a great partner in co-creating the Heineken SA culture and leadership journey.When we separated from Brandhouse we needed to from an identity and “heinekenize” our newly formed organization. Catalyst had great tools and processes to empower our leadership teams to own this process. They assisted us in forming a leadership teams to won this process. They assisted us in forming a leadership forum and rolling out Heineken behaviours and values across the entire organization. They were highly flexible and even empowered our HRBPs with Change Management capability. I would highly recommend Catalyst a partner for any business.
Njabulo Mashigo,HC Executive
We engaged Catalyst to partner with us our strategic HC transformation journey over 3 years. This included a number of large scale projects including a HC Strategy & transformation road map, the re-organisation and capacity building of the full HC team, bespoke performance and competency standards and a capability, toolkit and change management approach which has enhanced executive, leadership and staff buy in engagement. Catalyst have been an absolute pleasure to work with. Professional, knowledgeable and dynamic, they have been true partners on our HC transformation journey. Debbie and her team have a special ability to turn any request, no matter how complex, into an achievable plan. Successfully implementing those plans and witnessing their positive impact has been incredibly rewarding.
Penny Goodall Quraishi,Head: Human Capaital
Catalyst assisted tremendously be co-creating the “Personal & Leadership Effectiveness Journey”, a graded learning journey, bite sized chunks, coaching, culminating in the deep and powerful “Alive” workshop. The professionalism, expertise, care and investment of the facilitators was extraordinary and results are still felt add to the business. I would recommend Catalyst and their approach and interventions wholeheartedly.
James Ryan,Head of Supply
The Imperial Group partnered with Catalyst over 2 years to establish a Group Wide practice of Talent Management. Catalyst not only embedded themselves within our culture and as such assisted us in refining our talent management practice to better suit the business needs, but also ensured the transfer of skills to our HC representative so that they could deliver a service independent of Catalyst. The project was so successful that they could delver a service independent of Catalyst. The project was so successful that what was originally envisioned for a maximum of 100 senior leaders in the levels of the organisation identifying close to 600 HIPO future leaders in Group. Catalyst have proven that they truly are the right collaborators to build sustainable talent management!
Taryn Marcus,Group OE & Talent Exec
It has been an invaluable experience partnering with the Catalyst team on the Strategic Talent drive at Massmart. Your previous experiences gathered in the talent space brought about a perspective that went far beyond just a framework, but helped to make the experience more tangible and practical for our world. Your team because one with ours and their enthusiasm was seen and felt throughout the journey the past your. We have gained knowledge on best practice as well as the tools to sustain this vision for years to come.
Thank you for partnering with us in the manner that you did. I firmly believe that we would not have been able to achieve what we had set out to, if it were not for your contribution.
Vanessa Kodisang,Group Talent Manager
We contracted Catalyst for 2 years to execute the Good To Great Strategic Transformation Journey which included Leadership Development, Talent Management, Strategic Planning & execution and additional skills such as Coaching, Innovation, Decision Making and Self-leadership. We touched the lives of over 300 associates across SA, SE Asia and China. The experience has transformed our organization significantly and improved our leadership capabilities, strategic direction, competence and skills and talent management process. I recommend them for their professionalism, dedication and deep knowledge and understanding of the talent and strategic change management process. They go the extra mile…the process was adopted across all our global operation with great success.
Leigh Mann,General Manager
The talent management process has touched the hearts and minds of leaders and managers in Transnet. it is a process that has been implemented with great success, credibility and pride. it is offered management an opportunity to buy into the process that culminated to high levels of energy and commitment that enforced its effective implementation across the organization.
Debbie and John have been key designers and implementers to the this process. Their dedication and commitment also ensured that quality training builds a common base for further learning linked to individual, Business Unit and Transnet’s strategic needs.
TALENT MANAGEMENT WON THE EXTERNAL AUDITORS AWARD AS THE BEST CHANGE INITIATIE IN 2008.
Juliet Tshoko Manager:Talent Management
Working with Catalyst was a very dynamic process. They worked incredibly close in partnering with us on designing truly customized learning interventions. The quality and style of their content and delivery was of incredibly high standard and their team provided high quality material that was well packaged. I am Talent workshops were infectious and helped us recreate an engaged and high performance workforce which we have lost in our business. With best practice thinking, framework and methodologies catalyst designed and rolled out large scale interactive engagement workshops deep into our business in a way that i have never seen done before. They are truly progressive and creative team, with no boundaries and excellent project management capability.
Selma De Mornay Talent Manager
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