Hook, Line & Sinker (HLS) is an award winning content agency that helps fellow brands across Africa to find the right hook and deliver the ultimate marketing and communications sinker!.
Allon Raiz is the CEO of Raizcorp. In 2008, Raiz was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and in 2011 he was appointed for the first time as a member of the Global Agenda Council on Fostering Entrepreneurship.
Andrew Bourne is Zoho's regional manager for the Africa region and is based in Cape Town, South Africa. He has more than 15 years of experience in sales and marketing and has spent the last five years focusing on the implementation and testing of various business technologies.
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Anja van Beek is an independent leadership consultant, talent strategist and coach..
Ann-Mari Höfinger is head of Product Strategy and Research at GetSmarter, a brand of 2U..
|Annelize van Rensburg|
Annelize van Rensburg is a director at Signium Africa (previously Talent Africa), a South African-based executive search and talent management company servicing sub-Saharan Africa. She is also Leader of Signium's Global Consumer Goods and Services Practice..
Brendan Seery has been in the news business for most of his life, covering coups, wars, famines - and some funny stories - across Africa. Brendan Seery's Orchids and Onions column ran each week in the Saturday Star in Johannesburg and the Weekend Argus in Cape Town..
Brian Eagar is the founder and group CEO of TowerStone. From being voted as the naughtiest kid most likely to fail at school, Brian Eagar found success in the information and technology sector as a young sales and marketing executive, culminating in an executive sales and strategy role for one of the Siemens businesses based in Germany.
Futurist, economist and trend analyst. Partner at Flux Trends..
Cassie Jaganyi is the Senior Communications Leader for Sub-Sahara Africa at Procter & Gamble. Her passion for brands and people, and telling their stories to the world, has led her on an exciting journey where she champions causes she believes in.
Celeste Sirin is an employer branding specialist, speaker, facilitator and founder of Employer Branding SA which aims to develop employer banding best practice in South Africa by educating South African leaders. She is a leading authority in positioning and elevating employer brands for companies, offering extensive insight into local, African and international employer branding trends..
Chris Blair, Chief Executive Officer of 21st Century Pay Solutions Group (Pty) Ltd, has consulted to over 500 organisations - both in Southern Africa and internationally. Chris holds a BSC Chem.
Chris Ogden is CEO at RubiBlue.
Craig is the strategy director at Rogerwilco. His most recent career history, which spans more than 15 years, is dominated by digital - before that he worked in logistics..
Danette Breitenbach is a marketing & media editor at Bizcommunity.com. Previously she freelanced in the marketing and media sector, including for Bizcommunity.
Devan Moonsamy is the CEO of ICHAF Training Institute. ICHAF offers SETA-approved training in business skills, computer use, and soft skills.
Lifestyle Editor and M&M Assistant at Bizcommunity | My first loves are writing, music and video games | Get in contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Editor: Marketing & Media.
Public and Private sphere Compliance Officer specialising in Data Protection and Technology. Ezra has an LLB from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and is an Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.
She researches and writes weekly trend observations which delve into the key business and consumer trends that are on their radar. Faeeza combines her background in Actuarial Science and Fashion Design to keep track of a broad spectrum of trends and issues that impact business and society.
Born a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, where writing was the only way to survive the suburban ennui of his homeworld, Felix wrote his way into a strange land called advertising. Currently, he is the creative lead at WPP's agency for Distell, Team Liquid..
Firdous Osman believes the secret in building a successful agency lays in developing and growing its people and bringing diversity into the workplace. Her work experience spans across multi-cultural brands and categories globally, regionally and locally, in both the private and public sectors.
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Francois, Founder and Director at Wamly is a registered Industrial Psychologist with a passion to provide people with insightful information about their talents. By combining his qualifications and experience as a Business Psychologist, together with his knowledge and understanding of a variety of commercial and industrial environments, he has successfully managed large scale business transformation projects, enabling organisational effectiveness..
Gareth Leck completed his B.Com. degree at the University of Cape Town in 1994 and in 1995 he completed a postgraduate in Marketing at AAA School of Advertising..
MD of Master Data Management He is passionate about Information Communication Technology (ICT) and more specifically data quality, data management and data governance..
|Hayley van der Woude|
Hayley is the Managing Director for Irvine Partners -- a full-service public relations firm with offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Lagos and London..
Helen Nicholson has been called the "Networking Queen" by many of her clients. She began her career as an accountant and has evolved into the founder and CEO - Chief Excitement Officer of The Networking Company, where they train people on the so-called "soft skills", which are the essential skills that take people's careers to the next level..
Ian Fuhr is the founder of The Hatch Institute..
Bizcommnity Editor: IT, Automotive, Entrepreneurship. Imran loves all things technical and has a passion for the world of motoring. He keeps a close eye on the tech industry and has recently become infatuated with the entrepreneurship space in South Africa..
Jackie Carroll is the CEO and co-founder of Media Works, South Africa's leading provider of adult education and training for over 21 years..
|Jacques van Wyk|
Jacques van Wyk is a director in Labour and Employment Law at Werksmans Attorneys. He was named as a recommended lawyer in Labour & Employment by the Legal500 (2010-2012), and co-authored 'Labour Law in Action - A Handbook on the new Labour Relations Act - 1997' with Frances Anderson.
CEO at Lulaway.
Jeandie Leone is a Commercial Executive at Workforce Staffing. Jeandie has been in the Temporary Employment Services industry for 10 years in various capacities, complimenting her interest and expertise in labour law.
Jeff Lomey is an executive business coach specialising in Strategy-in-Action. He is also the founder of Jeff Lomey Associates, a niche consultancy with expertise in executive coaching and strategy execution.
Jess is Senior Editor: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
Johan Botes is Head of the Employment Practice for Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg. He has a Master's Degree in Labour Law, and regularly appears in the CCMA, Bargaining Councils, Labour Court and High Court.
Editor: CSI & Sustainability at Bizcommunity..
Jonathan Goldberg is a leading voice in space Labour Law and Employee Relations. As the joint-CEO of Global Business Solutions, Jonathan has made the company into the foremost labour law, human resources and industrial relations consultancy..
Joon Chong is a partner in the Tax Practice at Webber Wentzel..
Judith Middleton is the CEO of DUO Marketing and Communications.
Katja is the Finance and Health Editor at Bizcommunity..
Kerry Morris is the CEO of South Africa's award-winning recruitment and labour services agency, Tower Group. A recognised leader of trade and industry, spanning a career of 20 years, Kerry's extensive experience in human capital engagement sets her apart as one of South Africa's leading front runners for key-quality human resources, and an advocate for empowering women in business..
Business Unit Director for Advisory at Edelman Africa.
A facilitator and leadership development & wellbeing specialist, Lana founded BREATHE, a company on a mission to disrupt traditional wellness and make employee wellbeing a strategic imperative so that workplaces in South Africa can thrive and grow..
Managing editor and retail editor at Bizcommunity.com. Cape Town apologist.
Leanne Emery is the Chief Marketing and Client Officer (CMCO) at the Youth Employment Service (YES), a business-driven NPO that works to tackle youth unemployment in South Africa. Within her role, she is responsible for managing all marketing and client operations..
Louise Woodburn is the General Manager of KBC Risk Solutions, a division of KBC Health & Safety..
|Lyndy van den Barselaar|
Lyndy van den Barselaar is the MD of Manpower Group South Africa..
Michael Gullan is the founder and CEO of G&G Advocacy. Michael provides strategic consulting to G&G Advocacy's clients at a senior level.
Michael Hanly is the Managing Director of New Leaf Technologies. Michael has been in the e-learning industry for almost 10 years and has overseen many projects in the corporate training space, working on a multitude of well-known brands such as Bidvest, Nando's, Allan Gray, Nissan, and the Emirates National Oil Company..
Michelle Moss is a director at Signium Africa (previously Talent Africa), a leading South African-based executive search and talent management company servicing sub-Saharan Africa..
Miranda Lusiba is the Founding Director of Strangé Consulting - a boutique PR Agency specialising in Communications, Freelance Writing, Media Relations, Reputation Management and Media Training..
Mpume joined the Joe Public team in 2013 as Business Unit Director, spearheading a portfolio that included the development of brand strategy and ATL campaigns for some of South Africa's most iconic brands such as Nedbank, CCI's Brothers for Life, Zazi, British American Tobacco, South African Breweries' corporate brand, Brutal Fruit, Redd's and Castle Milk Stout..
Industrial Relations Manager at Workforce Staffing.
Nick Durrant is MD at Bluegrass Digital, a digital production agency. We work with marketing teams and creative agencies around the world delivering digital platforms.
Nunu Ntshingila is the regional director of Facebook Africa..
Pabi Mogosetsi is Universum Global's Country Manager for South Africa. After 15 years of honing her skills in the branding industry and beyond, in 2021 Pabi Mogosetsi was appointed the new Employer Branding Advisor and Country Manager for Universum South Africa.
With over 20 years' experience helping leading organisations overcome various business challenges, Paula understands the challenges that companies face in delivering a consistent brand experience and the impact this has on their bottom line. An analytical thinker that strives to solve business problems with innovative solutions, Paula believes that technology plays a major role in solving critical business and branding challenges.
Area Vice President, Salesforce - Emerging Markets.
Ryan Jamieson currently holds the position of Solutions Lead at Altron Karabina. This role is all about the alignment of technology to the company's strategy which involves thought leadership, leading technical leaders, innovation and R&D, as well as product development.
Ryan McFadyen is Strategic Director at HaveYouHeard and a recognised trendspotter and guru. You can catch him weekly on Breakfast with Refilwe Moloto, or LinkedIn, or Instagram or follow HaveYouHeard's culture and trend resource on Instagram: @thisisin__.
Takalani Madzhadzhi is a qualified Actuary and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ashanti ai..
CEO at Accenture.
Wayne Bischoff recently rejoined Mediamark as CEO, having previously held the position of sales and marketing director at what was then Radmark and Digitalmark..
William aims to instil true passion about Roche Diagnostic's solutions and products, which filters through to all aspects of the organisation so that in turn, the organisation can collectively translate that "contagious" passion through to patients and customers. It falls to marketing and communications to build strategic imperatives and make them a reality, both internally and externally, so that the ultimate result is achieved: to bring positive impact to patients and customers..
Yolandi Esterhuizen oversees the interpretation and implementation of tax, labour and protection of personal information legislation into Sage's HR and payroll as well as accounting products across Africa and the Middle East. She brings to her role expert knowledge and consulting experience in tax and labour law, including PAYE, Employment Tax Incentive, Employment Equity, Skills Development and Labour Relations..
Zuko Mdwaba is Area Vice President at Salesforce South Africa..