We have multi-sector experience which includes prominent listed and private companies, as well as governmental and parastatal organisations. We aim to create long term relationships to assist our clients with their talent management requirements. Our exceptional track record of identifying and successfully placing high calibre candidates creates confidence in our ability to establish effective partnerships which add significant value to our clients. Amrop Woodburn Mann is a dominant player in the executive search, placement and talent recruitment industry throughout South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa.

Carol Armstrong

Associate Senior Client Partner

Carol Armstrong is a Senior Client Partner of Amrop Woodburn Mann in South Africa.

Carol Armstrong has over 24 years’ experience in Executive Search.

At Amrop Woodburn Mann she provides executive search advice to companies in Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, Human Resources, Finance and General Management. She specialises in the fast moving consumer goods, retail markets, construction and engineering sectors.

She began her career as a Management Trainee in the retail banking industry and then worked in the short term insurance industry for a number of years.

She joined Woodburn Mann (Pty) Ltd in 1993 as a Research Consultant and quickly progressed to a Consultant. In 2008 she resigned from Woodburn Mann to relocate to Beijing, Peoples Republic of China where she lived for three and a half years before returning back to South Africa. In 2012 she returned to Woodburn Mann as a Senior Client Partner.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, and has a HDipPM (Higher Diploma in Personnel Management) both from the University of the Witwatersrand.


General Management

Board Consulting
Executive Search
Leadership Services

Consumer & Retail
Human Resources

Carol Armstrong
South Africa