Gary Harwood is a founder and director of HKLM (www.hklm.co.za); Graham Leigh is a founding director; Jerry Nyagah is MD of HKLM Nairobi; Julia Bouie Leuner is a director; Andre Redelinghuys is head of strategy; Johan van Wyk is ECD; and Dr Sean McCoy is HKLM's CEO and Brand Council of South Africa (BCSA) chairperson. Read the livinglab.hklmgroup.com blog; follow @hklm_lab on Twitter; connect on Facebook.
About Gary Harwood
Gary Harwood is a founder and director of HKLM (www.hklm.co.za). He is fascinated by the challenging world of brand building and marketing in Africa; his passion is West Africa, which he calls the new branding frontier.
About Graham Leigh
Graham Leigh is a founding director of HKLM. He lives somewhere between conceptualising and delivering 'brand environments/experiences' (the true convergence of all marketing) and developing HKLM's offering in East Africa.
About Jerry Nyagah
Jerry Nyagah is MD of HKLM Nairobi. His dual focus is empowering East African brands to prosper in an increasingly competitive marketplace, and guiding international brands as they seek to grow in an increasingly lucrative market place.
About Julia Bouie Leuner
Julia Bouie Leuner is a director of HKLM, as well as an integrated reporting consultant and communicator.
About Andre Redelinghuys
Andre Redelinghuys is head of strategy at HKLM. He develops and transforms brands to drive successful business and sees planning, design, message and medium all as part of the continuous relationship required to build inspiring brands.
About Johan Van Wyk
Johan van Wyk is ECD at HKLM.
About Sean McCoy
Dr Sean McCoy is CEO of HKLM and chairman of the Brand Council of South Africa (BCSA). He is a brand practitioner, strategist and pragmatic entrepreneur, with the biased view that brand is everything.
[HKLM Exco Team] No, the concepts of "tribalism", "gamification" and "engagement" aren't a promo for the latest computer game, but are in fact the trends that will characterise the way companies and consumers interact in 2013. The branding industry is constantly developing and. while the following trends are evolutions rather than dynamic, short-term changes, we believe there are 10 areas that will define the brandscape over the next year. 31 Jan 2013 12:33