Kyra Valjalo

Principal, Africa Region

Kyra currently serves as Principal and is responsible for Sub Saharan Africa with emphasis on Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia and mainly South Africa. She handles the client as well as candidate management and works alongside the research team in Dubai. She works out of SpenglerFox’s office in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Kyra founded SpenglerFox in South Africa in January 2014 working across industries, but with a strong track record in Consumer, Life Science as well as Industrial and Manufacturing sectors. Kyra has been in Executive Search since 2002.

Being born to Swiss and German parents yet growing up in South Africa she has a unique ability to bridge the gap between African reality and European expectations.

Kyra holds a Bachelor’s in Corporate Communication from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.