Meet the Judges of the 2023 Marketing Achievement Awards

We're excited to introduce the incredible lineup of judges who will be contributing to this year's deliberations. These are not just industry experts; they're the people who know marketing inside-out. Their deep experience and unwavering commitment to excellence make them the driving force behind this year's judging process.

These judges have a sharp eye for spotting exceptional work, and their insights will be instrumental in selecting our winners. With their guidance, the Marketing Achievement Awards continue to uphold the highest standards of excellence, ensuring that only the most deserving marketing endeavours are celebrated.

Get to know the experts who are shaping the future of marketing recognition.

Meet the Judges

Anna-Marie Marks

Anna-Marie Marks
Head of Marketing and Sales at TRACE Southern Africa

 

Anwar Jappie Head of Industry at Google

aNwAr Jappie
Head of Industry at Google

 

Clare Trafankowska-Neal

Clare Trafankowska-Neal
Managing Director at iProspect South Africa

 

Candy Dempers

Candy Dempers
Managing Director at MediaHeads 360

 

Celéste Burger

Celéste Burger
Brand strategist and Chartered Marketer

 

Carla Enslin

Dr Carla Enslin
Academic Head of The IIE’s Vega School

 

Leigh-Anne Acquisto

Leigh-Anne Acquisto
Head of Brand Expression and Activation, IG Group

 

Lukasz Kowalczyk,<br />
CMO of Avon Justine South Africa

Lukasz Kowalczyk
Marketing Director, Avon Justine South Africa

 

Firdous Osman, Managing Director of Saatchi & Saatchi

Firdous Osman
Group Managing Director at Boomtown

 

 
Koo Govender

Koo Govender
CEO of Publicis Groupe Africa

 

David Blyth

David Blyth
Founder of DeltaVictorBravo, Africa Partner for eatbigfish

 

David Sidenberg<br />
David Sidenberg<br />
Executive Director & CEO of BMI Sport Info (BMI)<br />
, Founding Partner & CEO of SS Network (SSN)

David Sidenberg
Executive Director & CEO – BMI Sport Info (BMI)

 

Yasmin Kathoria

Yasmin Kathoria
Brand Growth Director at Kantar Consulting

 

Bianca de Beer

Bianca de Beer
Marketing Lead at 1st for Women Insurance

 

Kim Thipe

Kim Thipe
Non-Executive Director at African Media Entertainment (AME)

 

Struan Campbell, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Levergy

Struan Campbell
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Levergy

 

Thandeka Ngoma

Thandeka Ngoma
Consumer & Commercial Business Sales Director at Bridgestone EMIA

 

Imke Dannhauser - Marketing Manager at Google

Imke Dannhauser
Product Marketing Manager at Google

 

Brad Knowles

Brad Knowles
Owner, aHead Marketing Services

 

Jade Carlisle Managing Director of Hellosquare

Jade Carlisle
Managing Director of Hellosquare

 

Jean Willers

Jean Willers
Managing Director of T&W

 

Carmen Mohapi

Carmen Mohapi
Managing Director of Aware.org

 

Clement Motale

Clement Motale CM(SA)
Managing Executive: CIB Marketing & Communications, Absa Corporate and Investment Banking

 

Mike Joubert,<br />
Founder of The Billybo Group

Mike Joubert
Founder of The Billybo Group

 

Rob Fleming

Rob Fleming
Director – Incrementum SA

 

Langa Khanyile, Marketing Director of PepsiCo South Africa

Langa Khanyile
Marketing Director of PepsiCo South Africa

 

Paul Raphaely Director at NOMU

Paul Raphaely
Director at NOMU

 

Marcel Matodes

Marcel Matodes
Strategy and Operations lead for Google Sub-Saharan Africa

 

Dr Sean McCoy

Dr Sean McCoy
Founder and Executive Director – HKLM Group

 

Donald Mokgale

Donald Mokgale
Managing Director, Avatar Media Agency

 

Themba Nobanda

Themba Nobanda
CEO, Brand Spear

 

Ivan Moroke

Ivan Moroke
CEO at Kantar South Africa

 

Asha Patel, Founder and CEO of Vistara Digital

Asha Patel
Founder and CEO of Vistara Digital

 

Clayton McCoy

Clayton McCoy
Head of Strategy at HKLM

 

Serisha Pillay

Serisha Pillay
Divisional Manager, Vitality Global

 

Robyn Willmore

Robyn Willmore
Digital Marketing Manager of PepsiCo South Africa

 

Belinda Wagner

Belinda Wagner
Owner of Wagner Consulting and Founder of Living with Cancer

 

David Wingfield

David Wingfield
Consultant at large

 

Robert Mafuna

Robert Mafuna
Managing Director of GolfA2Z

 

Ravi Pillay

Ravi Pillay
GIBS Business School Faculty and Boundary Spanner wipl work

 

Zayd Abrahams, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer at Tiger Brands

Zayd Abrahams
Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer at Tiger Brands

 

Jeremy Sampson, Chairman of Brand Finance Africa

Jeremy Sampson
Chairman, Brand Finance Africa

 

Samantha Mokonyama - Senior Manager, Performance Marketing at Standard Bank
Samantha Mokonyama
Senior Manager, Performance Marketing at Standard Bank

 

Simon Camerer, Principal at BrandSpring Advisory

Simon Camerer
Principal at BrandSpring Advisory

 

Immaculata Segooa, Head of Integrated Marketing Communication at Discovery Limited

Immaculata Segooa
Head of Integrated Marketing Communication at Discovery Limited

 

Robyn Willmore

Thandeka Ngqumeya
Marketing Director at DANONE SOUTHERN AFRICA