René du Plessis

Human Resources Administrator, Cummins Africa Middle-East

René assists in the deployment of a broad range of human resources processes. Her career spans over 30 years in related administrative roles for large corporations. She also led the Cummins Magwa Community Involvement Team committee, ensuring corporate sustainability projects and initiatives were executed in line with Cummins’ Corporate Responsibility Strategy. 

 René’s true passion is serving and protecting the rights of vulnerable populations, especially women, children, and persons with disabilities, as a person with a disability herself. She is currently studying toward a Bachelor of Commerce in Industrial and Organisational Psychology. René was awarded a Cummins Global Impact Award in  2019.

Rise Up Cohort: South Africa 2020