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Rynard van der Westhuizen (Associate)

Welgedacht, South Africa

Phone: 082 940 1140
Email: rynard@marathongroup.co.za

I am energized by opportunities to help build businesses and brands that will deliver sustainable profit and long-term growth. I build healthy teams and powerful brands that will constantly recruit new consumers through innovation and retain them to maximize profit. Utilising my PR-, digital marketing-, communications- and experiential marketing expertise and skills, enables me to offer your company trusted advice on how to deliver stimulating brand experiences at emotionally charged ‘touch-points’ that connect with your consumers and deepen their commitment to your company's brands. I am passionate about leadership and help mobilise, develop and align highly effective teams to deliver great marketing strategies and corporate communication / brand marketing plans that build brand equity, deliver volume growth and ultimately profit for many businesses.

Areas of specialization:

  • Leadership (Winning Team)
  • Organisational health (Winning Culture)
  • Marketing strategy formulation (Winning Plan and brands)
  • Marketing and sales strategy implementation (Winning Execution & M&E)
  • Driving value (Winning Performance & Competitiveness)
  • Strategic alignment (Winning Enterprise Fit)

Education:

Degree(s), Certifications obtained

  • B Com degree: Business Economics and Industrial psychology: UPE
  • Higher National diploma: Marketing and sales: PE Technicon
  • IMM Graduate School of marketing: Direct and interactive marketing certificate: IMM
  • Diageo way of brand building certificate: Diageo UK
  • GAP International break through thinking course: GAP USA
  • Situational leadership course: Diageo UK
  • Blue Ocean Strategy and Tipping point leadership course: Diageo UK