Who We Are

Meet the Team behind the Brandability Group

Keeping our clients happy is one of our strongest points at the Brandability Group of Companies.
This would not be a possibility without our dedicated teams.
We are a dynamic group consisting of people from different walks of life,
with one purpose: to make your Corporate Gifting Experience, a Great one.

Gaborone Sales

Our sales team, also known as the product pushers are a passionate and enthusiastic group of guys and
girls who liaise with clients on their ordering process beginning to end and dedicate themselves to
ensuring the needs of our clients are met.

Magda Benade

Magda Benade

I’m a smiling walking talking chatterbox and a mom of 3 – I love laughing and dancing and spending time with my family means the world each second counts. I believe in hard WORK pays off!!! And you should never ever doubt yourself…and always stay true to your values. I joined the Brandability Botswana team in 2018.

There is no elevator to SUCCESS…You have to take the “Stairs”

Artwork

Our artwork specialists are the fairy godmothers who transform logo designs into works of art prior
to submission for branding. They are meticulous and methodical in the execution of designs and
provide impeccable finishes, resulting in quality branded products.

Michael Kritzinger

Michael Kritzinger

I’m a crazy, yet loveable weirdo who loves food and people! I started in the Artwork department on 1 August 2019 and I love working with my team (they are crazier than I am!).

“Life is short, smile while you still have teeth.”

Nicole Peter

Nicole Peter

I’m a kind-hearted introvert, but once I warm up to you, I can be the loudest, most talkative person you know. I enjoy a good movie or relaxing with friends and family. I started working for Brandability in August 2019, the Artwork team is very welcoming and a helpful bunch to work with.

“Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is you’er than you.”

Inge Botha

Inge Botha

I’m a kind-hearted, outspoken and attentive person. I’m fluent in English, Afrikaans and Xhosa and I’m a qualified Xhosa teacher. I joined the Artwork Department in August 2018 as a Graphic Layout Artist. I love the diversity of staff we have working here and how well we work as a team. No one ever hesitates to assist one another, and a genuine sense of teamwork can be felt within the company.

Kirsty-Lee Nel

Kirsty-Lee Nel

I’ve been a part of the Artwork Team since June 2018 and absolutely enjoy what I do. We have a fantastic team who work well together. I consider myself a straight-forward, honest person with an obsession for, and collector of, well-designed drinking bottles and bikinis with creative prints. The Brandability team always look out for you as an individual and makes sure you’re happy. The office feels like home away from home.

“Always trust your gut.”

Lauren Asia

Lauren Asia

I’m a bubbly person (sometimes too bubbly, lol) who loves to help out. I am loud and I love kidding around. I take my work seriously and I strive to do my absolute best. I started at the company in February 2020 as an Artwork Administrator and I love every minute of it. What I love about Brandability is how helpful everyone is and how we all need to work together to meet deadlines. A random fact about me is that I love to sing and I am actually pretty good at it

“Those who matter don’t mind, and those who mind, don’t matter.”

Teri Nickerson

Teri Nickerson

I’m a shy, big-hearted, honest and reliable person. In my free time, I enjoy relaxing at home, watching a good movie or spending the day out with family. I’ve been part of the Admin Department since January 2018. I am proud to work for Brandability. I believe we offer excellent products and service, and the company looks after all its employees.

“We accept the love we think we deserve.”

Jade Adams

Jade Adams

I’m an Artwork Admin by day and a Mother by night. I have an overactive imagination – when someone tells me a story it plays like a cinema in my mind. I became a Brandminion at the end of July 2019. The thing I love about Brandability is the fact that we are a team. Each person plays a very important role in the company and at the end of an order, it’s like seeing a masterpiece.

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”

Têa Du Toit

Têa Du Toit

I love reading and gaming and even though I am a quiet person, I enjoy meeting new people. I started working for Brandability in August 2019 as a Junior Graphic Designer in the Artwork Department. Brandability has the most fun-loving people I have ever met.

“Not all who wander are lost.”

Admin

Our organised All Stars possess the skills to fulfill admin duties with attentiveness, patience and tenacity.
They are also the backbone to all other departments and tackle tasks diligently.

Chandri Evans

Chandri Evans

I’m a coffee addict with a competitive and supportive personality. I’ve been part of the company since March 2018 and enjoy the environment we get to work in. I like that we feel appreciated and that our entire team is so well taken care of.

“Hard work does not go unnoticed, and someday the rewards will follow.”

Tracy Wessels

Tracy Wessels

I’m the proud mother to a pigeon pair. A random fact about me is that I fear driving for some reason. I started in the Sales Administrator team in September 2019.

“Everything happens for a reason.”

Annerine Groenewald

Annerine Groenewald

I am a loving mother of a beautiful little girl who keeps me on my toes. My journey with Brandability started in November 2019. A random fact about me is that my eyes change colour depending on my mood. I love the way the whole Brandability family works so well together, real teamwork in action.

“Life is not about finding yourself, it is about creating yourself.”

Nelmari Bredenkamp

Nelmari Bredenkamp

I’m a “no-sugar-in-my-coffee” Psych major looking for something different. I’ve been working as part of the Sales Administration team since August 2018, but it feels like I only started yesterday – time flies when you’re having fun. The best part about working at Brandability is being part of an amazing team, we kick butt on a daily basis.

“Everything happens for a reason.”

Robyn-Lee Solomon

Robyn-Lee Solomon

I’m a mother to a little boy. If I’m not running around, kicking ball or playing tackle, I’m either painting or enjoying some quality time with family and friends. I joined the Admin Team, who is the most fun and supportive group of girls, in October 2016. I love that Brandability will always go the extra mile to assist, whether you are a client or an employee.

“Feel the rhythm. Feel the rhyme. Get on up, it’s bobsled time.”

Andrew Jonker

Andrew Jonker

I enjoy the outdoors, hiking with friends, and spontaneous drives with no destination in mind. I’m a Dispatch Admin for Brandability and joined the team at the beginning of June 2019. Working for Brandability has been a pleasure, especially with the teamwork and willing assistance from each team member.

“Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.”

Miceala Theron

Miceala Theron

I’m the proud mommy of a very naughty little boy. I love curling up with a good book. I joined the Reception team in August 2019 and haven’t had any regrets since making the decision to be part of this big family. We spend most of our time at work, so why not make the most of it by being in the company of great colleagues (such as the people we have here at Brandability)?

“The scariest moment is always just before you start.”

Dispatch

Our deadline driven Dispatch team book and track parcels, and is responsible for the safe, prompt and intact arrival of client orders.
They are a happy and efficient bunch running like a well-oiled machine.

Lisa Van Straten

Lisa Van Straten

I consider myself an observer. I love to quietly watch people and find humour in strange situations. I joined Brandability in October 2017 and am proud to be a Dispatch Admin in the Dispatch Team. I love the people I work with. You never know what crazy thing someone will do or say next – birds of a feather flock together.

“Thoughts become things.”

Linique Van Wyk

Linique Van Wyk

I am a very proud Dispatch Administrator. I started working for Brandability in June 2019. The best part of working for Brandability is the friendly staff, who welcomed me since day one and made me feel part of the family.

“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”

Samantha Cockrell

Samantha Cockrell

I’m a Harry Potter and fantasy books fan, lover of all things nerdy, weird and wonderful. I also like TV series and gaming – A LOT. I’m the Dispatch Manager, I joined Brandability in September 2017 and can truly say we really get looked after and are valued. The best part about my day is getting to work with my wonderful team in the Dispatch Department.

“This too shall pass.”

Crystal Hydes

Crystal Hydes

I’m an extroverted mom, wife, crazy aunt and worker bee. I started at Brandability in June 2020 as a Dispatch Agent. One random fact about me is that I like to talk a lot. I really like the vibe at Brandability and that everyone is so friendly and helpful.

“Accept no one’s definition of your life, define yourself.”

Web/IT

Our wizards of the web are the tech savvy masters tackling all web, marketing and IT related tasks.
They are strategic and thorough with a flair for functionality, design and digital engagement.

Walter Curlewis

Walter Curlewis

I’m a people’s person who can also speak the language of the web (aka code). I love figuring things out. I was once a competitive e-sports gamer. I joined Brandability in October 2015 as Web Developer and I am also one of the Directors now. I love our young and vibrant company culture and the feeling of being able to take on the world.

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.”

Elzabé Curlewis

Elzabé Curlewis

I’m a friendly introvert with a knack for all things digital, in layman’s terms – your stereotypical nerd, with a qualification in Science. I’ve been working as Online Marketer and Website Manager for Brandability since March 2016. I have loved seeing the company grow from strength to strength and feel we are one big family.

“My goal is not to be better than anyone else, but to be better than I used to be.”

Jessica McMaster

Jessica McMaster

I’m an adventurous person with a hint of curiosity who is constantly in the gym, on the dance floor or outdoors. I have a love for the performing arts. I joined the company in October 2019 as an Online Product Uploader. What I like about Brandability, is the type of environment I’m in, it’s very relaxed and quiet and there are extremely nice people with great sense of humor’s.

“You have to be odd to be number one.”

Kayla Niemand

Kayla Niemand

I’m a 25-year old qualified Animal Health Technician with an obvious love for animals. I love paging through brochures and catalogues and data capturing. I’ve been the Product Uploader on the Web Team since March 2019. I enjoy the relaxed office environment and the friendly colleagues I get to work with.

“Your value does not decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.”

Ruan Holsthauzen

Ruan Holsthauzen/h5>

I’m a man of God. I’m adventurous, precise and have a passion for sports and staying fit. In 2017, I was crowned the U18 MMA and Jiu Jitsu SA Champion. When I’m not fulfilling IT related duties at work, I can be found on the rugby field. I started at Brandability in March 2019 and I love my Manager, he is a genius who is always understanding and truly caring.

“The man who has no imagination has no wings.”

Jacques Botha

Jacques Botha

I’m a seeker of knowledge and believe that all information has a use somewhere. I read a lot of fantasy literature. Books, comics or anything really. I joined Brandability in 2020 and assist in anything related to web/software development. I like the lighthearted atmosphere at Brandability.

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”

Accounting

Our accounts department is the brains of the operation – where all numbers are carefully checked and allocated with extreme precision.
They ensure both client and supplier figures are accurate at all times and keep meticulous records of all transactions.
Nothing around here escapes the Brainy Bunch.

Tracy Myburgh

Tracy Myburgh

In my whole life, I’ve never really done much exercise, until 3 years ago. I started Crossfit and now I love it! I also have two of the most adorable pooches who are my children. I’ve been with Brandability since it was founded in 2012 and I work in Accounts. I love that I can work with the people I love and who truly care about each other and their work.

“Yesterday is history, Tomorrow is a mystery, but Today is a gift that is why it is called the Present.”

Liesl Hayes

Liesl Hayes

I joined Brandability in March 2017 as a Bookkeeper at the Hermanus office. I find the challenge of the job to be exciting. I love motorsports and believe that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.

Customer Service

Our Customer Service Team, also known as the Solutionists, deal with rectifying all problem orders.
They are a unique bunch with a mission to turn a crisis into a triumph to ensure our clients remain raving fans!

Gabriella Lupini

Gabriella Lupini

I’m a wild Italian who loves pasta. I joined Brandability in March 2019 as Customer Experience Manager. I enjoy the positive and energetic environment we have here at Brandability.

“The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.”

Gavin Cockrell

Gavin Cockrell

I’m an avid gamer and love to draw in my spare time. I’ve been working as Customer Experience Manager since October 2018, Brandability allows me to be myself. Our company is vibrant, and the staff are supportive. No matter how difficult the day gets, everyone pulls together to help one another, and I always leave the office with a smile.

Nicolene Van Der Merwe

Nicolene Van Der Merwe

I’m a friendly, bubbly, free-spirited wild child with a love for food. I enjoy the outdoors – beaches, mountain climbing and picnics. I joined the Customer Service Team in March 2019 and find the working environment awesome.

“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure don’t deserve me at my best.”

Reception

Abigail Human

Abigail Human

I’m a mother to two beautiful daughters and love to travel. Prior to joining Brandability in March 2015, I worked with wild animals in Zimbabwe – literally feeding lions out of the palm of my hand and now I get to enjoy my position as Receptionist. Weekends off and staff incentives are but two ways in which Brandability has made us feel that we are valued.

“The things that scare you the most in life are often the things that are most worth doing.”

Sam Wroblewski

Sam Wroblewski

I am first and foremost a mother to an amazing little boy who lights up my world. I boarded the Brandability boat in March 2017 and currently hold the position of Lead Supervisor and I run the reception department. I used to work as a travelling therapist on cruise ships. My favourite thing about working at Brandability is both the personal and work growth it has allowed me.

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.”

Suzanne Geldenhuys

Suzanne Geldenhuys

I’m Miss Chatterbox, and an animal lover who values family and friends. I’ve broken almost every bone in my body – true story. I’ve been Receptionist at the Hermanus office since August 2017 and love that my job allows me weekends off to spend time with friends and family.

“Everything happens for a reason.”

Walesha Arthur Van Schalkwyk

Walesha Arthur Van Schalkwyk

I’m a family-orientated person that loves cooking, listening to old school rock and watching anime. I’m a receptionist at the Cape Town branch and I started here in February 2020.

“Those who matter don’t mind and those who mind don’t matter.”

Office

Our office team is best known for promoting morale and creating a happy work environment.
They are the Diligent Delegators overseeing all other departments, and ensuring they run effectively.

Bianca Garnham

Bianca Garnham

I’m a Libra, I like balance and organisation. I believe these qualities best assist me in my position as Operations Manager, a title I’ve been privileged to hold since November 2017. I love my roles and responsibilities, but most of all, I love the people – so many different personalities.

“Do not put off tomorrow what can be done today” ~ famous quote from my father.

Wendy Mothemela

Wendy Mothemela

I’m the fun-loving, crazy Brandability Barista. I love living life to the fullest. I joined the company in 2016 and have formed special bonds with past and present employees. The team is amazing and extremely supportive.

“Where words fail, music speaks.”

Hana Otto

Hana Otto

I have a very dark sense of humour, which means I turn almost everything into an inappropriate joke. I enjoy drinking wine and watching Netflix. I’ve been the Personnel Manager since June 2018. I love the fun vibe we have in the Brandability office, and obviously the free Sushi on Fridays – never met a Salmon Rose I didn’t like!

“It is what it is.”

JP Schoon

JP Schoon

I am proud to say that I have been with Brandability from our very humble beginnings. I have moved around a fair bit at Brandability which is why I find lots of comfort in my current role as General Manager. I love working with people and I’d like to think that that is my one true strength. I love that we are always growing and striving to improve, we have always wanted to be the Coca-Cola company of corporate gifts.

“Nothing that results in human progress is achieved with unanimous consent. Those that are enlightened before the others are condemned to pursue that light in spite of the others.”

Deon Van Schalkwyk

Deon Van Schalkwyk

I am the Johannesburg Branch Manager. I always try to make a difference in the daily lives of the staff members at my branch. I became part of the coolest company ever in June 2016 and I am still going strong – never looked back. I love working for Brandability. I have the best leaders, mentors and teammates. My leaders taught me that consistency is key. And therefore, I believe success is not achieved overnight, it’s when you improve day by day and it all eventually adds up.

“A goal is a dream with a deadline.”

Brandability Branding Department

Caroline Mkandla

Caroline Mkandla

I can Pack like a pro and I also Assist in the Branding department. I started in the company in October 2016.

Clifford Ndlovu

Clifford Ndlovu

I started my job as Packer during October 2016. Whenever the Screen Printers are super busy, I also assist with Screen Printing.

Nonhlanhla Mgayo

Nonhlanhla Mgayo

I started at Brandability in May 2018. I assist the Packers in packing your branded goods and I’m a Cleaner.

Rodney Mpofu

Rodney Mpofu

I take pride in my job as a Screen Printer for the branding department. I started at the company in October 2018.

Shadrek Matupi

Shadrek Matupi

When you need your products Pad Printed, I’m your guy. I’ve been enjoying working for the branding department since February 2018.

Siphiwe Motsoeneng

Siphiwe Motsoeneng

Need 1000 shirts printed? No problem! I’ve been working as a Screen Printer since February 2019.

Tracey Madanyika

Tracey Madanyika

I’ve been a Screen Printing Superhero in the Brandability Branding Department since February 2019.

Edmore Kasinauyo

Edmore Kasinauyo

I’ve been a Super Star Packer at the Branding Department since October 2016. I make sure your items are packed neatly and securely before going out on delivery.

Thobekani Ncube

Thobekani Ncube

I’ve been a happy, hard-working General Worker in the Branding Department since May 2019.

Otilja Mpofu

Otilja Mpofu

I’ve been a Super Star Packer at the Branding Department since October 2016. I make sure your items are packed neatly and securely before going out on delivery.

Ben Ngobese

Ben Ngobese

I’m the guy who drives your branded goods to their intended location. I’ve been doing that with a smile since April 2018.

Mallven Mahlangu

Mallven Mahlangu

I get your branded goodies from the branding department to your destination. I’ve been a Driver for the Branding Department since May 2019.

Yvonne Dube

Yvonne Dube

I started in the Branding Department as a General Worker during July 2019, and I have never looked back!

Johannes Muller

Johannes Muller

I’m a crazy-infused extrovert, also known as “crazy alien” by my friends. I’m a qualified designer that has been proudly employed by Brandability since June 2019. In my spare time I love to compose music and to hang out with my friends.

“I am my own sanctuary and I can be reborn as many times as I choose throughout my life.”

A handful of clients we've worked with:

FutureLife
Anglo
Astral Pharma
DHL
BidVest
Shoprite
Paper plane

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