Shalendra Singh


Job Title: Head of IT

Company: Hungry Lion


Shalendra Singh is a experienced retail IT executive who has spent the majority of his career in retail having worked for retail giants such as Woolworths and at the Shoprite Group. He is now following his ambition of becoming a full stack software engineer. Shalendra has also completed various online coding courses, which puts him in a favourable position in the IT field. Shalendra's previous experiences have provided him unique insight into business systems, business demands, and processes that will help him in his present and future roles.

2022 - Present Head of Information Technology, Hungry Lion 
2021 - Present Independent Non-Executive Director, Digicloud Africa
2021 -  2022 IT Ops, Shoprite Group 
2019 - 2021 Web Developer, Lima Bean
2016 - 2019 Head Of Information Technology, Hungry Lion
2015 - 2016 Technical Specialist 1, Woolworths
2012 - 2015 Systems Manager, Shoprite Group
2008 - 2011 Asst. Data Systems Manager, Celebrity Cruises
2007 - 2008 Integrator, I to I technologies


2021 - 2022 Board Leadership Programme, Business Administration, Management and Operations, GIBS Business School (Gordon Institute of Business Science)
2018 - 2018 Certificate in Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age, Cybersecurity, Harvard University
2007 - 2008 Diploma, Information Technology Project Management, University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika
2003 - 2006 Electronic Engineering : Computer Systems, Electronic Engineering : Computer Systems, Durban Institute of Technology

About Hungry Lion: Hungry Lion is a proudly South African restaurant chain that opened its first franchise in 1997 and was later purchased by the Shoprite Group in 2014. Following a massive rebranding, this profitable business currently employs over 4,000 people in over 200 sites across seven African countries, including South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho, Botswana, Zambia, and Angola.

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