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This profile was last updated on 9/19/14  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Board Member

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Local Address: South Africa
International Labour Organization
1828 L Street Nw
Washington Dc , District of Columbia 20036
United States

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Employment History


  • law degree
62 Total References
Web References
Press Release: Better Work Lesotho Launch | Better Work, 3 Dec 2010 [cached]
Better Work Lesotho Launched: First Better Work Programme in Africa Aims to Improve Working Conditions and Promote Competitiveness in the Country's Garment Sector (Geneva/Maseru/Addis Ababa, 3 December 2010)-Senior officials from the Ministries of Labour and Trade joined the US Ambassador to Lesotho, Her Excellency Michele Thoren Bond, ILO Pretoria Office Director Vic van Vuuren, leaders of employer organizations and trade unions, and Better Work staff to officially launch the Better Work Lesotho programme yesterday.
The Zimbabwe Situation [cached]
Busa chief operating officer Vic van Vuuren said government should adopt a proactive role in facilitating a solution, although it was up to Zimbabweans themselves to solve the problem.Government should be more open about the actions it was taking to resolve the situation, he said.
Business Report - Rail task team battles to meet Spoornet [cached]
Johannesburg - The task team that was formed by Spoornet's customers to identify ways of dealing with freight problems had met only twice with the rails utility since its establishment in April, Vic van Vuuren, the chief operations officer at Business Unity SA (Busa) said yesterday.
Business Report - Employers at root of compensation woes [cached]
Vic van Vuuren, Business Unity SA's spokesperson, said: "While we want to encourage our members to comply with the laws governing the compensation fund, we should recognise that they have been frustrated by the bad administration at the fund.
Home - Team Web Site, 15 Aug 2010 [cached]
Vic van Vuuren
Victor Van Vuuren Director, International Labour Organisation
After completing a law degree Vic started his working career at the Department of Justice as a public prosecutor and magistrate. Thereafter he moved to Transnet Ltd where he initially functioned as a legal advisor but eventually occupied the position of General Manager, Human Resources.
In January 1997, Vic moved from Transnet and took up the position of Chief Executive: Human Resources at Sanlam, a position he occupied until December 2005.
Whilst at Sanlam Vic was seconded for 2003 and 2004 to take up the position of Chief Operations Officer at the newly created Business Unity South Africa which he helped establish. In January 2005 Vic left Sanlam and joined BUSA on a full time basis in the same capacity a position which he occupied until January 2009.
Whilst at BUSA Vic was the representative for Business at Nedlac (National Economic, Development and Labour Council) and served on the Nedlac Executive and Management committees. He also served on the BUSA Governing Body, BUSA Management Committee and acted as business advisor to the Millennium Labour Council (A national bipartite Employer and Worker Council).
In February 2009, Vic was appointed as the Director, International Labour Organisation, Eastern and Southern Africa based in Pretoria.
Vic also serves on the Council for Higher Education and also represented organised business on JIPSA (Joint Initiative on Priority Skills Acquisition).
Vic served on the International Labour Organisation Governing Body for 5 years and was appointed onto the ILO Committee on Freedom of Association where he led the international employer's delegation. In addition to this he also served on the Council of the Pan African Employers Confederation and was until 2008 South Africa's lead delegate for organised business at the International Labour Organisation.
Vic also served as a board member of the Security Industry Association and the South African Power Utility Research Advisory Board.
Outside of the work environment, Vic is the Vice-Chairman of the Santos Professional Football Team and is a non-executive director on the Board of the La Rosa Spanish Dance Company.
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