Thirteen years of dedication to the empowerment of urban black women through skills transfer and employment has paid off for South Africa’s Martina Laurie, the recent recipient of CEO Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government Award.
Martina is the CEO of Hands On Treatment, a Proudly South African member since 2003 and in 2007 received the Proudly South African best SMME Service award.
The company has scored highly on the QSE Scorecard and is categorised as a Level 1 Contributor to Broad Based BEE, meaning that their clients can claim 135% of their spend via their own scorecard
Hands on Treatment has pioneered mobile corporate massages in South Africa since 2002 and has grown from a modest Johannesburg-focused wellness and massage services company to a progressive national wellness services venture.
Martina was identified as the South African winner of the SME sector of CEO Africa’s Most Influential Woman in Business and Government Award.
This was presented in honour of her contribution to skills development of black women in the youth sector. “Thank you to my team who shares the same passion and thank you my husband Louis Laurie for supporting me in my endeavour,” Martina said.