Margaret Hirsch, the Chief Operations Executive of the Hirsch Group, was recently announced as the winner in the Standard Bank sponsored Top Business Woman of South Africa Award at a function that took place at the Emperor’s Palace in Gauteng recently. The Award recognises outstanding leadership, inspiration, and vision, and the ability to shape women’s roles in the private and business sector of the communities in which they operate.
This is Margaret’s 17th major business award. Earlier this year she was announced as the winner of the Queen Victoria Commemorative Medal by the European Business Assembly. At the end of 2015, she won the CEO Global Award for the Most Influential Woman in the Retail and Wholesale Industry for the African Continent. In 2015, She also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from CEO Global for being the Most Influential Woman in the Retail and Wholesale Industry on the African Continent.
PICTURED – Hirsch’s Human Resources Manager for Gauteng, Magda Mitton, receiving the award on behalf of Margaret who was out of the country, from Standard Bank Executive, Hannah Sadiki.