MEET THE TEAM

JOHN ARVANITAKIS

Chief Executive Officer

20 years event / activation
project management experience
Expert event producer and
creative director/choreographer
Client Service & Event Director
(South African Tourism) 
– Ogilvy/Brand Activation
Director – Happy Takis Media Holdings Group
Director – Surge Brand Studio
Director – Surge Gear Studio
Bachelor of Arts (Wits)
in Law and International Relations
Graphic Design Introduction
(University of Cape Town)
One of the founding Directors of Magnetic Group
Avid outdoor 4x4 and ski boat enthusiast

TIAAN RAS

Content Director

17 years’ experience
Part-time lecturer at Vega School in 
Brand Leadership
(Honours in Brand Leadership)
Speaker at European Market Research
Organisation (EMRO), South African Market
Research Assocation (SAMRA), Pan-African
Media Research Organisation (PAMRO)

 

JANHENDRIK OOSTHUIZEN

Managing Director

One of the founding directors of Etiket
Founding director of Trydian Interactive
Co-founder of Sylvean Biotech
Guest lecturer in Marketing for
the Post-Grad 
Certificate in Bio-Entrepreneurship at the
University of Pretoria

 

 

THEO DE KOKER

Executive Operations Manager

TBC

 

RICARDO ROCHA

Executive Creative Director

One of the founding directors of Etiket
9+ years’ experience
2011 Mail and Guardian named him one
of the Top 200 Young South Africans
2013 Pendoring Award judge
2013 IMM Presenter on The Face Economy

TSHEPO DILORO

Executive Project Manager

TBC

 

PAUL DE KLERK

Executive Creative Director

One of the founding directors of Etiket
9+ years’ experience
2011 Pendoring Award judge
2014 Pendoring Award judge

 

RIAAN VENTER

Executive Designer

TBC