#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Briony Brookes for Cape Town Tourism
#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Briony Brookes for Cape Town Tourism

Briony Brookes, head of PR and communications at Cape Town Tourism unpacks marketing brand Cape Town Tourism during one of the toughest years in the tourism industry...

By Robin Fredericks 1 day ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Kate Owen, Uber SA marketing manager for Rides and Eats
#BehindtheBrandManager: Kate Owen, Uber SA marketing manager for Rides and Eats

Kate Owen, Uber SA's marketing manager unpacks Uber's brand strategy for both Uber Rides and Uber Eats, amongst other things...

By Robin Fredericks 1 day ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Dr Andrew Golding of the Pam Golding Property group
#BehindtheBrandManager: Dr Andrew Golding of the Pam Golding Property group

Established in 1976 by the late property and real estate icon Pam Golding, the Pam Golding Property group has since achieved world-class status...

By Sindy Peters 1 day ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Natasha Mkhize, brand and marketing manager at Curro
#BehindtheBrandManager: Natasha Mkhize, brand and marketing manager at Curro

Natasha Mkhize, brand manager for the Curro network of schools, shares with us the value of growing up with a strong role model, and explains what it takes to market not just a 'moment', but a lifetime experience...

By Shan Radcliffe 2 days ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Sonja Jansen van Rensburg, chief communications officer, Zutari
#BehindtheBrandManager: Sonja Jansen van Rensburg, chief communications officer, Zutari

In October 2019, the owners of Aurecon Africa decided to demerge from the global Aurecon business and set course for a purely African business focus...

By Sindy Peters 2 days ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Justine Cullinan of Nando's on building an empathetic muscle
#BehindtheBrandManager: Justine Cullinan of Nando's on building an empathetic muscle

In this #BehindtheBrandManager feature, we find out more from Justine Cullinan, GM of marketing and brand strategy and communication at the iconic and well-loved South African fast-food chain Nando's...

By Ruth Cooper 2 days ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Gerry Thomas, the man behind Krispy Kreme SA
#BehindtheBrandManager: Gerry Thomas, the man behind Krispy Kreme SA

Gerry Thomas, director of Krispy Kreme SA, unboxes more about the success of the 'sweet treat' brand....

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Hawa Moya for Werksmans Attorneys
#BehindtheBrandManager: Hawa Moya for Werksmans Attorneys

Hawa Moya, brand and communications manager at Werksmans Attorneys, chats to us about the responsibility and creativity required to manage a brand in the legal space, and the importance of keeping it authentic...

By Shan Radcliffe 3 days ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Charmagne Mavudzi of Volvo Car South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Charmagne Mavudzi of Volvo Car South Africa

Charmagne Mavudzi of Volvo Car South Africa uncovers recent campaigns she has worked on, plans for sustainability and more...

By Imran Salie 3 days ago

#BehindtheBrandManager: Thobile Tshabalala, head of Brand at Old Mutual
#BehindtheBrandManager: Thobile Tshabalala, head of Brand at Old Mutual

Thobile Tshabalala, head of Brand at Old Mutual is responsible for implementing the overall brand strategies and marketing-related plans to build and grow the Old Mutual brand...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Terri Verhoeven of Big Concerts on navigating the new events, entertainment space
#BehindtheBrandManager: Terri Verhoeven of Big Concerts on navigating the new events, entertainment space

This month, we uncover the heroes behind the brands that millions of South Africans take into their homes and hearts every day. We find out more from Terri Verhoeven, senior operations manager at Big Concerts...

By Ruth Cooper 6 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Cate Williams of Retail Capital South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Cate Williams of Retail Capital South Africa

Cate Williams, marketing manager and brand strategist at Retail Capital South Africa, uncovers the driving force behind the brand...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Adam Deane of RocoMamas
#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Adam Deane of RocoMamas

With a broad range of skills under his belt, RocoMamas national brand manager Adam Deane sits comfortably in the coveted 'unicorn' category of employees...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Lance Dodgen, Heineken SA's marketing manager: Cider
#BehindtheBrandManager: Lance Dodgen, Heineken SA's marketing manager: Cider

Lance Dodgen, Heineken South Africa Marketing Manager: Cider is the custodian of the Dutch brewing company's Strongbow and Fox Cider brands...

By Jessica Tennant 1 Apr 2021

Debbie Reabow, brand and communications manager at the Rawson Property Group
#BrandManagerMonth: Rawson, a brand that likes to do things differently

Founded in 1982 by William ‘Bill' Rawson, the Rawson property brand is a familiar one to many...

By Sindy Peters 31 Mar 2017

Victor Zastolskiy © -
#BrandManagerMonth: Welcome the elephant in the room

Whether you're interacting with volatile colleagues in the workplace or at home wanting to relax after a long day, chances are you're avoiding raising an important conversation in order to keep the peace, which in turn creates a toxic cycle. Here's what I learned from HumanEdge's Crucial Conversations course...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Mar 2017

Mia de Klerk
#BrandManagerMonth: word from the "BONhomies"

Many a brand have enlisted socialites, celebrities, and stars to play brand ambassador and hype up their brand. So too BON Hotels have put names and faces to work for the BON brand, know as "BONhomies"...

31 Mar 2017

Majozi
#BrandManagerMonth: Majozi on the road with Premier Hotels & Resorts

Premier Hotels & Resorts have made rising star Majozi its official brand ambassador for 2017...

By Cari Coetzee 30 Mar 2017

Westman says, "We are not here just to pay the bills!" #LeadInspireEmpower
#BehindtheSelfie with... Adrienne Westman

This #BrandManagerMonth, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Adrienne Westman, who has decided to move away from her registered Top Alliance company and rather focus on her personal brand...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Mar 2017

#BrandManagerMonth: Re-brand just the beginning for Change News
#BrandManagerMonth: Re-brand just the beginning for Change News

Local good news portal Marketing CSI South Africa (MCSISA) recently underwent a rebranding exercise that saw the platform renamed to Change News...

By Sindy Peters 29 Mar 2017

#BrandManagerMonth: CANSA, spreading a message of hope
#BrandManagerMonth: CANSA, spreading a message of hope

With an 85-year history, the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) brand is firmly entrenched in South African society...

By Sindy Peters 29 Mar 2017

Francesca Berta
#BrandManagerMonth: Francesca Berta on CarZar disrupting the auto-trade industry

We recently chatted to Francesca Berta, CMO of tech startup, CarZar, which aims to streamline the often onerous task of buying or selling a second-hand car...

By Ilse van den Berg 29 Mar 2017

Tony Granger, Y&R's SA-born global CCO.
#BrandManagerMonth: Resisting the usual with Y&R's Tony Granger

Tony Granger, South African born and bred global CCO of Y&R Advertising, shares how the network resists the usual by focusing on local relevance while collaborating globally in real time...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Mar 2017

#BrandManagerMonth: Law firms - beyond the courts and lawyers
#BrandManagerMonth: Law firms - beyond the courts and lawyers

Rarely is it considered that there is more to a well-run law firm than just its legal team...

By Shan Radcliffe 27 Mar 2017

Artisticco LLC © –
2017: The year of taking your business from Gen X to Gen CX

On the day of love, Tuesday, 14 February, BrandLove fittingly held the much-loved Cape Town version of its CX trends update for 2017 at 360 Business Parks in Paarden Eiland...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Mar 2017

#BrandManagerMonth: Building a whiskey brand that's #3xBetter
#BrandManagerMonth: Building a whiskey brand that's #3xBetter

The export numbers for Irish whiskey are predicted to double to 12 million cases by 2020, with Africa seen as a key growth market for the category...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Mar 2017

Raphaely and Foulkes.
Breaking through brand clutter with Nomu

This #BrandManagerMonth, we find out what's new with Nomu, the original SA food and lifestyle concept inspiring creative kitchens across the land, from director Paul Raphaely...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Mar 2017

Jade Kirkel
#BrandManagerMonth: How Sorbet's Jade Kirkel sells a feeling

Here, Jade Kirkel, brand manager of Sorbet Group, and daughter of founder Ian Fuhr, shares her perspective on working for your dad, being a mother of three and staying in the job market, and why to stop trying to make everything balance all the time...

By Jessica Tennant 24 Mar 2017

Get ready, set, go!
Daredevils take male cancer fight to the streets in Speedos

Warwick Bloom, marketing communications manager at Hollard and Lucy Balona, head of marketing and communication at Cansa, run us through what to expect from the 2017 Hollard Daredevil Run...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Mar 2017



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