Meet The 2023 Judges

The Top 16 Youth-Owned Brands Awards are an initiative aimed to celebrate and recognise youth-owned brands awards across South Africa.  

Sadika Fakir

Integrated Media & Digital Director
Tiger Brands

Lebo Lion

Chief Marketer

Lindy-Lou Alexander

Global Marketing Head for Personal and Private Banking Division
Standard Bank

Masingita Mazibuko

Executive Brand & Marketing

Kovini Moodley

Boss Babes

Dr Marcia Lebambo

Senior Lecturer
Tshwane University of Technology

Boitumelo Mohube

Marketing Executive and Communication specialist
Founder of Mohube Media

Khanyi Tshume

Head of Strategy
TLC Worldwide
Middle East & Africa

Dr Beate Stiehler-Mulder

Marketing Coordinator

Thembi Sehloho

Marketing Director
Tiger Brands SA

Bulelani Balabala

Creative Director
IAF Brands

Mosa Ntwampe

Marketing & Corporate Communications

Fatima Ouanssaidi

CEO and a co-founder
On-Point PR

Deshnie Govender

Marketing and Culture Leader in Tech

Lerato N. Selialia

Strategy and Property Professional

Wendy Silinyana

Founder and Director
Virtue Business Solutions

Shiko Mamotheti

Digital Strategist and Director

Thabani Khumalo

Brand Manager - Premium & Value Brands (Beverages)
Tiger Brands

Bogosi Motshwegwa

Chief Creative &
Strategy Officer
BlackRiver FC

Katlego Ditlhokwe

Founder & Brand Strategy Consultant
The Hyphen

Palesa Mabuse

Senior Managing Partner
Nalesa Media

Lebohang Matsoso

Lead: Brand Marketing Communications
Mercedes-Benz South Africa

David Tshabalala

Internal Brand Creative

Cameron Belling CM(SA)

Head of Marketing
Bluff Meat Supply

Ponatshego Makhuza

Shopper Marketing Lead

Vuyokazi Mhlophe

Marketing Manager

Tammy Darroch

Marketing Lead
Kellogg South Africa