Duke Advertising is pleased to announce the promotion of Zanele Zwane from her position of Business Unit Manager to General Manager. Zwane succeeds Aileen Sauerman who has chosen to take time off to focus on her role as the mother of her two young children.
“I fully support Aileen’s decision to spend time with her family during this crucial time in their lives, and hope she joins the Duke group in the future. Aileen will be greatly missed. I am also confident in the ability of Zanele to lead Duke Advertising and has proven to be an invaluable member of the team during her time with us,” said Duke Group CEO Wayne Naido.
Zwane has over 16 years of marketing and advertising experience, having worked across multiple territories for brands including Coca Cola, Vodacom, MTN, AbinBev, Massmart, Nedbank, LG, Guiness Africa, Procter & Gamble , Kimberly Clark and British Petroleum. , to name a few. It is committed to providing excellent service and enjoys a reputation for ensuring total customer satisfaction.
“I am truly delighted to have the opportunity to lead the Duke Advertising team. This is an exciting time for the Duke Group, and I look forward to implementing the company’s strategy and vision,” says Zwane.
“Zanele is a proactive leader with strong business acumen and exemplary interpersonal skills. She has worked with teams to achieve organizational goals, increase productivity and improve employee morale. We are excited to see what she brings to her new role,” added Naidoo.