Collective ID, names Zanele Ntulini as its new MD
JOHANNESBURG – Collective ID has announced the appointment of Zanele Ntulini as its new Managing Director.
Ntulini’s appointment to the Collective ID family, will continue to significantly drive CID’s transformation journey and business growth.
She previously co-owned MDOT, a through-the-line advertising and design agency, where she served as its marketing and strategy director.
With over 17 years of experience in both traditional and non-traditional marketing, strategy development, branding and communications, Ntulini has a stellar track record of developing robust
integrated marketing communication strategies that deliver business results.
She has worked for large corporations and JSE-listed companies in insurance, ICT, banking and retail sectors, including stints with Hollard as GM for Marketing, Discovery Health as Head of Marketing and various senior marketing roles at First National Bank (FNB), Liberty, Old Mutual and Altech Autopage.
Over the years, Ntulini has developed excellent market insights. She brings with her expertise in retail advertising, consumer behaviour, public relations, product development and management, retail planning, account management and new-business development.
A lifelong learner, Ntulini holds a BComm (Marketing and Business Finance) from the University of Witwatersrand and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).
Ntulini is a deep thinker and has an optimistic outlook on life. Establishing and growing brands on the African continent is something she holds close to her heart.
“I am excited to enter this new chapter in my career and feel incredibly blessed to lead this highly respected agency in its next phase. I aim to continue to drive creative excellence, bring in a lot more classical marketing thinking in solutions we provide to clients , continue to develop the agency model to remain relevant with the changing needs of marketers and enhance the full value-chain customer experience we deliver across all key touch points – internally and externally – to help create long-term value for our staff, clients and partners.” said Ntulini.
“I believe in developing people and building high-performance teams through mentorship,” says Ntulini, adding that “I thrive on challenges and don’t buy into the concept of ‘it’s impossible’ – anything is possible if you’re up to a challenge and ready to roll up your sleeves,” she said.
Dave Livie, Non-Executive Director on the Board of Collective ID said, “We are thrilled to have Zanele on board. With her at the helm, we are confident that we will maintain our creative excellence and main market expertise in digital and traditional media. Her passion and vision are what makes her stand head and shoulders above the rest.”