Eta Lyons

Chief Executive Officer

Recognising the need for a Specialist Medical Recruitment company in the Western Cape, Eta Lyons founded Eta Lyons Medical Recruitment in October 1986. Eta is a qualified Medical Technologist and after completing her training, decided that she wanted to go into sales. She joined Roussel Laboratories ( now part of the Sanofi Group of companies) where she worked for 10 years, 5 years as a Medical Representative and 5 years as an RSM, managing two top performing divisions in the Western and Eastern Cape. Eta enjoyed great success and soon expanded the operation to include KZN and in 1989 opened an office in Gauteng.
We have been blessed with excellent staff and a large loyal client base, our success is a team effort. We value our clients and candidates highly and are appreciative of the wonderful support we receive

Tina Lenders

Medical Recruitment Consultant (Coastal)

Tina matriculated in Cape Town. She started her career in the hospitality industry before going into Generalist Recruitment in 2000 where she started out in Reception/ Administration/Personal Assistant. She joined Eta Lyons in 2010 and is now responsible for the placements of Pharmacy, Dispensing Doctor, Surgical, Specialist, Technical Representatives and Management staff in the Medical Industry. “ I love what I do and thoroughly enjoy making a real difference in my candidates’ careers”

Maropeng Mokgola


Maropeng matriculated in Limpopo, Motlishi Secondary School. She started her career in IT recruitment as a Resources Administrator and Accounts Clerk. She then moved to Finance and Accounting Recruitment as a Researcher. She then worked for an ECD Training Institute before joining the Eta Lyons Medical Recruitment team as Office Support and has recently been promoted to Researcher.

Bree Benson

Medical Recruitment Consultant/ Researcher

Bree matriculated in Nelspruit Mpumalanga at Hoerskool Bergvlam. Starting her career in Pharmaceutical consulting in 2017, where she was a receptionist/ administration assistant.  Throughout her experience in the recruitment industry, whilst studying her bachelor of law degree she was offered an opportunity to start at Eta Lyons Medical Recruitment as a Branch Secretary Assistant and Junior Medical Recruitment Consultant.

Ettiene Du Plessis

Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant v

Ettiene was born and raised in Johannesburg, finishing his school career at hoerskool Florida in 2008 and started his tertiary education in the Hospitality Industry. He then moved to Nelspruit Mpumalanga to run his business at the Action Sport Arena. He wanted to move back to Johannesburg and opened a Medical Recruitment Company whilst studying a Bachelor of Account Science. Ettiene was then offered a career opportunity to work for Eta Lyons Medical Recruitment as a Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant.