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Matrix Communications Group (Pty) Ltd is a Level 1 BBBEE Integrated Marketing & Communications holding company. We invest in local marketing entrepreneurs across Africa, who are experts in their fields, supporting them in an enabling energising collaborative environment. Our aim is to find better ways to listen, understand and engage with one another. Our vision is to set new marketing standards while building a thriving sustainable agency matrix across Africa that will create positive societal change
Kgaugelo is a seasoned marketer and entrepreneur who has experienced all aspects of marketing, media and communications within the client, media owner and agency environments during his 21-year career.….
Kgaugelo is a seasoned marketer and entrepreneur who has experienced all aspects of marketing, media and communications within the client, media owner and agency environments during his 21-year career.
He has worked in the hospitality, broadcasting and advertising sectors, and has held a number of key management and leadership positions including Advisory Board member at Kagiso Media (Pty) Ltd, Group Marketing Services Manager at Peermont Global (Pty) Ltd, National Sales Manager at East Coast Radio (Pty) Ltd, Sales manager at Etv and most recently, he was the Managing Director at The MediaShop (JHB).
His passion has always been about understanding the diverse South African consumer landscape, their behaviour and influences, and finding ways to connect brands with them by also assisting brands to communicate effectively with consumers to grow market share.
He studied at the AAA school of advertising and also completed a Strategic Executive Programme at the Harvard Business School in 2019.
Dineo is a communication practitioner with extensive public and media relations experience working within corporate and as a consultant for the public sector and SMME’s….
Dineo is a communication practitioner with extensive public and media relations experience working within corporate and as a consultant for the public sector and SMME’s. In 2013, she co-founded Entertainment Business Agency (EBA), a boutique PR and Event Management agency, and is often requested to consult independently on different projects. Through her insightful and knowledgeable interventions as a media practitioner, Dineo has developed a reputation for being strategic, decisive, ethical and is a diligent individual with admirable leadership skills. She has also successfully managed macro and small events in South Africa, Swaziland and Ghana and launched new products in different markets. Dineo has cultivated a network of relationships inside and outside of the industry in South Africa and in other countries on the continent.
Dineo’s most recent work includes includes being tasked with developing and implementing corporate communications plans, media strategies including media buying and stakeholder plans for listed and unlisted companies in Financial Services, Technology, Retail, Mineral Resources. Independent project work with the European Union, BUSA’s Business Economic Indaba 2020, Reka Afrika (online marketplace) and fundraising for the African World Heritage Fund. In her spare time, she enjoys creating awareness for corporate social responsibility projects. Dineo has a BA Degree (Communication) from Andrews University and completed the Leading Women course from GIBS in 2017.
As a self-proclaimed ‘Passionista’ and an eternal optimist, Tumi is a firm believer in effective communication skills and she believes these are highly important traits in the client service environment….
As a self-proclaimed ‘Passionista’ and an eternal optimist, Tumi is a firm believer in effective communication skills and she believes these are highly important traits in the client service environment.
Starting her career in sales at Caxton CTP Printers, she moved swiftly within the ranks to learn about the business of publishing. She worked on Caxton Knock n Drops, Style Magazine, Farmers Weekly and People Magazine. The DTI Quarterly Magazine, Ross Air Magazine. This opportunity allowed her to interact with the most amazing and diverse group of people in journalism and editors across different sectors. It is here she quickly learnt that good communication skills will help you build a great relationship with your clients in a way that reflects positively on the company.
Soon after leaving the publishing industry, she worked in the advertising space where she managed to touch most areas of communication working on/with clients such, Brand SA, Transnet National Ports authority, Liberty Properties, Revlon, GCIS, Ithuba Lotto, Green Building Council of SA, Glenryck SA.
During her time on the client side, Tumi was appointed as Marketing Manager for the Windybrow Theatre and also had the opportunity to work at Uniliver Arabia In the UAE as assistant Brand Manager for Lipton’s Tea and eventually Brand Manager for Dove Deodorants range.
Tumi approaches everything in her life with the same level of intensity and consistency and all because of her willingness to learn and to always do better.
A true Passionista indeed.
James is a Chartered Accountant with experience in external audits, learning and development, compliance management services, data & analytics, and start-ups. James has worked in South Africa, the USA, and Ireland. He has managed a portfolio of….
James is a Chartered Accountant with experience in external audits, learning and development, compliance management services, data & analytics, and start-ups. James has worked in South Africa, the USA, and Ireland. He has managed a portfolio of audit clients in the consumer and industrial markets, with revenues of over €150million.
During his time in Ireland, James managed a portfolio of audit clients, he was the lead for the data amd analytics practice where he focused on leveraging technology to improve efficiencies in audits and he was also the lead for Global Compliance Management Services, where he focused on financial statement preparation and accounting advisory for a portfolio of clients.
James has co-founded two start-ups. One of them focused on leveraging blockchain and smart contracts to provide students with access to a variety of financing options throughout their journey as students. He was also part of a start-up incubator in Madrid, where they reached the semi-final stages in a start-up competition.
James is also passionate about learning and development. He has delivered audit training in South Africa, Malawi, and Mozambique. He also had an opportunity to work at KPMG Business School in the United States, where he used his audit and L&D experience to develop training programs for KPMG.
James also holds an MBA with a focus on Strategy and Finance from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. He served as the President of the IE Africa Club. The club was awarded as the best geographic club under his leadership and he was recognised for outstanding performance as President
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