Tholoana Qhobela

Tholoana is the strategic planning director at Ogilvy & Mather Rightford Searle-Tipp & Makin (Gauteng). She has been in advertising since she completed her honours degree in Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester in 1988. Tholoana joined O&M in 1996 and heads a department of strategic planners, researchers and information specialists. She is responsible for the departmental budget, the development of intellectual capital and quality control of strategies. She also has to oversee the development and writing of communications strategies for a variety of clients including KFC, Kimberly-Clark, Kodak, Lever Ponds, Motorola, Nestle, Radio 702 and Supersport.

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