Marketing

Webinar 2nd September 2020.

Webinar 2nd September 2020.

Don’t forget to register for the webinar I am hosting on the 2nd of September 2020. Following my own story of rejection in corporate, I got so many women who wrote to me about their experiences. I have 2 guests Brenda Khumalo Head of Client Success at Demographica and a very dear old friend Mechell […]

Reflections on growth

Reflections on growth

This is a caricature of me given as a gift when I left Unilever I was a Marketing Manager of Deodorants. I had been there for 12 years at Unilever and felt I had reached my career ceiling with little prospects of a promotion. I decided to go for adventures outside of my comfort zone and outside of Durban. […]

Leading Marketing Campaigns

One of the activities I miss from my corporate days is leading marketing campaigns. There was just adrenaline that would pump into my body, the thrill and the excitement of delivering great work. Sometimes it would be average work, and once in a while really bad. Having worked for over 24 years and over a […]

Brands in the USA are taking a stand on racial & gender issues but why are South African brands quiet?

Brands in the USA are taking a stand on racial & gender issues but why are South African brands quiet?

Brands in the USA are taking a stand and they are supporting the Black Lives Matter Movement. George Floyd’s death in the USA sparked outrage and protests that really shook the country. And brands started looking at their own behavior and started taking a stand again racial injustice. But in South Africa a lot of […]

Hansa Pilsener – Vuyo Beer Campaign Entrepreneurship in South Africa

Hansa Pilsener – Vuyo Beer Campaign

One of my all time favorite campaigns I have had the honor and pleasure to lead was this Hansa Pilsener ad during my time as General Manager of Hansa in 2009. It was a nerve wrecking time and changing the direction of the brand. The script initially was not approved but something about it really […]

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