Career

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PUBLICIS GROUPE: Jul 2018 - present
  • Arc SA  – Client Service Director (Jul 2018 – Dec 2018) – 5-Month fixed-term contract

  • Arc SA  – Client Service Director (Jan 2019 – Mar 2019) – Permanent

  • Arc SA/Saatchi & Saatchi – Agency Lead: Johannesburg (Apr 2019 – present) Promotion

  • Leo Burnett – Business Unit Director (May 2020 – Dec 2021) Temporary additional role secondment

 

Client Portfolio:

  • Telesure Group (Dialdirect; First for Women; Budget Insurance; Auto & General, Virseker): CRM, Customer Journeys and Cx, Direct Marketing

  • Kellogg’s (Cereals and Pringles): Digital and Social Media content and production, TVC

  • Toyota (Aftersales): Loyalty and CRM, Customer Journeys and Cx. Direct Marketing: Data Project for Airbag Recall Campaign – Direct Marketing

  • Tiger Brands: CRM, Customer Journeys and Cx, Direct Marketing (BuySmart loyalty platform)

  • Adcock Ingram OTC: Marketing Collateral; Print; Radio; Digital

  • Nestlé (Infant Nutrition; Dairy): Digital and Social Media

  • Mars Group (Confectionery; Petcare; Foods): Digital and Social Media

  • Game Stores (Massmart): Digital and Social Media

 

BRADY CONSULTING: Jan 2017 - Jun 2018 
Freelance Consultant: Marketing, Account Handling and Project Management

Client Portfolio:

  • FCB Africa: SA Tourism (Oct 2017 – Apr 2018) – 6-Month fixed-term contract

  • Ince: Balwin Properties, Clover Industries, Mondi Group, Attacq (Jul 2017 – Sept 2017) –
    3-Month fixed-term contract; offered permanent role (Not accepted)

  • iKineo: Telkom, BCX, Openserv, Medicins Sans Frontieres (NGO) (Jan 2017 – Jun 2017) –
    6-Month fixed-term contract

  • Alexander Forbes: Competitor Research and Review (Jan 2017) Project

  • Orange Babies (NGO): Marketing and Programme Advisory (Jan 2017) Project

  • Precision Components: Marketing Strategy and Rollout Plan (Jan 2017) Project

 

PHOENIX HOUSE ADDICTION REHABILITATION CENTRE: Feb-Dec 2016

General Manager (Retrenched)

  • All start-up operations for newly registered business

  • Full human resources function

  • Marketing and advertising

  • Financial involvement

  • Day-to-day running of business operations and decision making

  • Reporting to the Owner, based in Dubai

 

GREYMATTER & FINCH: May 2014 - Jan 2016
Senior Project Manager: Specialising in Annual and Financial Reporting for Listed Companies

Client Portfolio:

  • Barclays Africa Group Limited

  • Grindrod Limited

  • Growthpoint Properties Limited

  • Spar Group Limited

  • EOH Limited, and other JSE listed companies

PIE STREET ADVERTISING: Sept 2011 - May 2014

Account Director

Client Portfolio:

  • Roche Products (Accu-Chek® Diabetes Care:  Corporate, Retail, Consumer and Export channels)

  • Amka Products (haircare)

  • Bosch Car Service

 

INCE: Aug 2009 - Sept 2011

Project Manager

Client Portfolio:

  • Montecasino

  • Redefine Properties

  • Makro (Massmart)

  • Goldfields

  • McDonalds

  • Metrofile

  • Royal Canin

  • Deneys Reitz, and other ad hoc Clients

 

BLAST COMMUNICATIONS: Jan 2008 - Jun 2009

Account Director (Retrenched)

Client Portfolio:

  • Subaru

  • L’Oréal (haircare)

  • Peregrine

  • CTM, and other ad hoc accounts

 

WUNDERMAN (Y&R SA): Jan-Dec 2007

Account Director

Client Portfolio:

  • Volvo Cars

  • Ford Motor Company

 

TBWA\HUNT LASCARIS\G1: Apr 2005 - Dec 2006

Account Manager

Client Portfolio:

  • Nissan (onsite)

 

JOHNNIC COMMUNICATIONS: May 2001 - Mar 2005

Marketing and Sales Executive (Retrenched)

iNet Bridge News, Tender and Business information subscription services

 

POST-MATRIC EXPERIENCE: Jun 1996 -Apr 2001

Administrative and Secretarial work