Brand Commune: How Sustainable is the future for brands?Event Date: 28 October 2015
The Brand Council South Africa is proud to present a hard hitting, thought provoking day unpacking a few of the most significant issues facing our industry and country at the moment.
The future of brands and branding lies in our ability to transform. It's not just about people, it's about building businesses and brads better for the future. Intellectually, creatively, operationally, in fact whole eco-systems need to change to survive.
Date: 26 October 2016
Time: 09h00 - 17h00 (08h00 registration)
Place: The Venue, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg
Cost: BCSA Members R1 650 per ticket, Non Members R2 000 per ticket
More information: Kim Hayter, cell: 072 113 7597, email: email@example.com
Head of Marketing Barclays Africa Group Barclays and ABSA
David began his career in brand management at SmithKline Beecham (now GSK) in 1992 and worked on brands such as Aquafresh, Lucozade and Med Lemon. He successfully launched Tums into the South African market and very unsuccessfully launched Ribena.
He moved into advertising in 1996 at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris as a strategic planner and later stumbled into client service. Through the years he worked on brands such as Standard Bank, BMW, Land Rover, Nissan, Reckitt Benckiser, Nandos, Apple, SAA, SA Tourism and Visa. He managed to convince clients to approve work that won Loerie Grand Prix’s, a few Cannes Lions and a host of APEX Effectiveness awards. He left in 2007 after a 5 year stint as Managing Director.
He joined Standard Bank as Marketing Director: Africa. And was part of building their Africa franchise with acquisitions in Nigeria and Kenya.
In 2010 David moved to Kenya to become CMO of Standard Chartered Bank in Africa before returning to South Africa in 2013 to join Barclays.
He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing, Economics and Law; but more importantly is the father of 2 boys; he loves to run, ride a mountain bike and can be found fishing on a river somewhere whenever possible.