From left to right - Janine Kruger - group COO, Samantha Gabriel - group managing director, Lesley Waterkeyn - Group CEO and Lele Mehlomakulu - non-executive director and shareholder.
We are thrilled to announce our new agency, which brings two bold companies together, upping our business value exponentially while lowering our costs. We felt and understood that there was a synergy between the two companies and we are delighted that this has culminated in such a unique amalgamation of talent and team.The merged agency – 52% black-owned and 100% female owned – gives CWDi a national footprint across South Africa with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The company also supplies in Africa and Internationally – with clients across the globe.
This #EntrepreneurMonth, we go behind the selfie with Lesley Waterkeyn, CEO of Colourworks, a fully integrated marketing agency and founder of Over the Rainbow, a social enterprise aimed at paying it forward through entrepreneurial empowerment...
Leigh Andrews 18 Oct 2017
The merging of the Colourworks and Designers Ink powerhouses makes CWDi a force to be reckoned with. The two teams bring a complementary set of experiences and skill sets to the table, which means bigger and better things to come in 2019.Lele Mehlomakulu, non-executive director and shareholder at Colourworks says, “The merger and launch of CWDi show how much can be achieved when women band together. With Africa featuring some of the highest proportions of female business leaders in the world, CWDi is one small step for design in Africa, one giant step for female empowerment.”
With CWDi creating experiences that connect people, we believe that our vision of a global agency that inspires connections is just waiting to be realised.