Chantelle founded her career within the pharmaceutical sales environment, and then took her passion for people and client service working on multi million rand sponsorship properties like Absa KKNK, Aardklop and Absa Off-road Championships and Nestle Milo junior soccer championship. Chantelle then joined boutique design and digital ideas agency to head up Client Services where she developed effective and sustainable client relationships for clients such as Incolabs, MacDonalds, Dairybell and Tigerbrands. She is a driven, determined and passionate member of the ExpertRep team. The expertise she brings to the team includes customer relationship management, brand activation, public relations, sales and new business development.
With experience in brand management, brand marketing of employer as well as consumer brands, Minize connects businesses to their target markets through a variety of marketing functions including above-the-line and below-the-line tactics. She collaborates with her team and clients to find innovative tools, techniques and processes to generate return on investment towards sustainable business growth. Minize has extensive experience in managing and executing sponsorships. Her clients included ABSA, Nestle, Toyota and Samsung. With her passion for branding and corporate identity, Minize plays a strategic role in the branding and positioning of ExpertRep in the healthcare industry, helping customers to get to know the value proposition aligned to their business needs.
Welmoed’s experience as Training Manager and Training Specialist in the pharmaceutical industry has provided the perfect foundation for spearheading the establishment of ExpertRep. She has extensive experience in the development of assessment instruments, competency matrices, learning programmes and policies. She has built a rich network of healthcare role-players who she consults towards building and constantly improving the ExpertRep platform. Welmoed is Head of Faculty: Project Management at the Foundation for Professional Development and a faculty member of the University of Stellenbosch Business School – Executive development, The Da Vinci Institute and the Business School of South Africa. She is a registered dietician with the HPCSA, ADSA, and full member of PMSA. She is a registered assessor and moderator with ETDP SETA, Services SETA and CHIETA on the Pharmaceutical Sales Representative qualification. She is part of the Working Group advising CHIETA on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy and procedure development for the aforementioned qualification. Welmoed enjoys running, cycling and cooking. She is passionate about helping people to develop themselves to enjoy a healthy life.
(B. Pharm – Potch)
Ronel has been consulting to the pharmaceutical industry for over ten years. Her contributions have included training and facilitation, roll-out of pharmacy software solutions, key account management, clinical research, new business development, development and management of wellness programmes, disease state management, investor relationships management and establishment of a Life Insurance department. She has working experience at the Potchefstroom hospital, the South African Defense Force, Baragwaneth pharmacy and as owner and manager of a Clicks pharmacy.
(BA. Industrial Psychology) (Dip. Market Research) CPMM (Certified Programme in Marketing Management) (Wits Business School)
Mary has have been involved in the South African pharmaceutical market for more than 30 years in various roles ranging from market research and product management of both ethical and over the counter (OTC) products and franchises including the launch of major brands. More recently, she has managed pre-commercialization preparation of new drug launch projects. She has been involved with small consulting companies in a strategic development role. She performs customer service research and customer centric strategy design solutions. Mary also does copy-writing for pharmaceutical companies and advertising agencies. Mary is an avid photographer and has recently successfully completed her international diploma in photography through the Photography Institute. “My husband enjoys geocaching so when we go out I pick up my camera and he takes his Garmin. A good partnership!”
Johan van Brakel
(B. Com Organisational Psycology – NWU)
Johan holds the position of Director: Public Health and Market Access at Astra Zeneca. Through more than 18 years’ applied experience in the African pharmaceutical industry, Johan has distinguished himself as a proficient Market Development Strategist. He has in-depth understanding of the dynamics of the pharmaceutical market, political environments in Africa as well as cultural intricacies and the impact thereof on market economies. Johan assisted pharmaceutical companies and relevant government institutes to unlock market access opportunities. He provided strategic and operational direction on intelligence data that included competitor analysis, brand analysis, market pricing and price sensitivity among other, complemented by legal, compliance and resources requirements. He is currently busy with his masters degree in health economics and pharma-economics at the University of Barcelona. Johan enjoys spending time outdoors in the variety of landscapes Southern Africa has to offer.
Tarryn Brown is a qualified Chartered Accountant who has been working in the finance industry since 2011. Tarryn studied at the University of Cape Town where she obtained her B.Com Accounting, Higher Diploma in taxation and Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting. She completed three years of articles at Ernst & Young and is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). After completing her articles she did a short secondment in Chicago before setting up her own accounting and tax consultancy. Tarryn lives with her husband in Stellenbosch, enjoys running, the outdoors and is looking forward to her first child due to arrive early in 2017.
Loudine completed her BA Communications, Honours in Industrial Psychology and a Masters in Human Resource Management. During that time, she also commenced her career. She started at the University of Johannesburg providing admin support to their central operations and facilitated the adult basic education and training initiative on campus. She then joined LeasePlan FM as their HR Manager. This role provided her an opportunity to develop her business and services acumen. She took some time off to raise her three girls. The call to write and publish has been a wonderful new challenge. In this capacity, she has conducted wide research on health matters and published articles aimed at simplifying an understanding of certain health topics.
(B.Sc. Nursing – UP)
Jeannine obtained her Bachelors in Nursing Science from the University of Pretoria in 2005. She has worked at primary healthcare facilities including Charlotte Maxeke hospital, Weskoppies, Denmar, and Skinner Clinic. Jeannine offers clinical training and development services in an independent consultant capacity. She plays the violin professionally and is passionate about the arts.
Maureen has over 25 years of experience as an independent consultant in the areas of change management, professional coaching and training and development. She is currently an Executive Coach and Leadership Facilitator at the Wits Business School. She coaches clients from a wide range of private and public sectors. Maureen’s professional value contribution has been invaluable to healthcare industry clients such as Life Healthcare Group and Mediclinic for over 12 years. She provides workshops on emotional intelligence and coaches individual General Practitioners and other healthcare professionals. She assists healthcare professionals who work in a clinical setting with their communication and relationship-building skills. Maureen is passionate about people, developing their full potential and finding personal and career fulfilment.
If you are interested to join the ExpertRep team of developers, share our mission and values and believe you have the subject matter expertise and capacity, please contact us to discuss available opportunities.