General Manager Marketing
Brand South Africa
Sithembile Ntombela is the Head of Marketing at Brand South Africa. She has extensive classical marketing experience in FMCG, brand management, 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. The experience from these diverse companies has enabled her to deal with complex business environments and projects.
Her experiences include developing and implementing impactful, successful and sustainable brand strategies. Sithembile completed her Marketing undergraduate qualification at Mangosuthu University of Technology in KZN. She later pursued a Post Graduate National Diploma in Marketing and BPHIL Honours in Marketing through the Institute of Marketing Management. She is currently completing her Masters in Commerce through MANCOSA.
She is a Chartered Marketer (CM-SA) with the Marketing Association of South Africa(MASA) and a member of Black Management Forum. Sithembile’s ethos is about discovering talent and inspiration in ordinary people that have made extra ordinary impact in the society. She is a mentor to many, possesses great leadership qualities. She has judged prestigious events local and international.