GM: Marketing, Brand South Africa
Sithembile Ntombela is the General Manager of Marketing at Brand South Africa. She has extensive classical marketing experience in FMCG, strategy development, global marketing, and destination marketing. With 20 years’ experience in Marketing, she has held senior managerial positions at Nampak Tissues, Foodcorp, Tiger Brands, Unilever and Pioneer Foods.
Her experience includes developing and implementing impactful, successful and sustainable brand strategies. Sithembile completed her Marketing undergraduate qualification in Marketing Management at the University of KZN. She later pursued Strategic Brand leadership through AAA school of advertising and a Post Graduate qualification in Marketing through the Institute of Marketing Management. She is currently completing MPhil Hons in Marketing.
She is a Chartered Marketer (CM-SA) with the Marketing Association of South Africa (MASA) and a member of Black Management Forum. She has previously judged prestigious events such as Gender Mainstreaming Awards by Business Engage, Get In The Ring GITR regional finals, The Loeries Young Creatives Award, Owami Women with meaningful conversations Awards, The 100 Young Independent SADC Award, National Film and Video Foundation distribution panellist and South African Premier Business Awards.