Langa Khanyile, Marketing Director of PepsiCo South Africa

Langa Khanyile
Marketing Director at PepsiCo South Africa

Langa Khanyile is Marketing Director at PepsiCo South Africa where he is responsible for the foods portfolio which comprises much loved brands like Weetbix, Pronutro, Marmite and Wellington’s.

He has nearly 20 years of marketing experience gained from leading FMCG businesses across Africa and the Middle East and is passionate about purpose-led marketing. Langa is highly awarded for contributions to the marketing industry, and his talent is supported by an MBA from Imperial College, an Honours in Business Science from UCT, and a postgraduate diploma from Henley.

“Empathy is the key to consumers’ hearts. You’ve got to walk in your consumer’s shoes, spend time with them, listen to their needs, truly understand them, and then shape your offer and business to best address those needs clearly, compellingly, and consistently.”