Education: B Com Specializing in Applied Sports Management Current : John Maxwell Leadership Program Marketing Analytics, University of Virginia (short course) Retail and Channel Management Personal Fitness Trainer (ETA)
World Major Marathon Finisher (Completed all World Marathon Majors) Climbed Kilimanjaro Involved in Nelson Mandela 87th Birthday Celebrations and Commemorative letter of thanks received Judge for SA Blog Awards 2013/2014/2015/2016 Nominated for 5 awards at Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards 2013 Best Boss Award – 2011 & 2014 Image Consultant Leadership
LinkedIN Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/samundy/
Experience Description: Experience includes working for companies such as ASICS; SARU; Canterbury International South Africa; Ellis Park Stadium and Golden Lions Rugby Union. I have global working experience and understand the nuances of dealing and working across different cultures, time zones and markets. I am passionate about sports and have been intricately involved in the industry for over 19 years having worked with team sports, individual athletes, and the sports retail and wholesale space. My experience managing marketing teams, and developing marketing strategies at a senior level has resulted in some successful achievements for the business. Furthermore I am an qualified image consultant and MAC make-up artist. I have a passion for leadership and a constant desire to inspire others play to their strengths and strive to achieve all their goals and visions. Driven by the fear of being average.
Meet in Person
I have already done so much in the name of sport and yet I feel that there is so much more that I want to achieve as growth is needed for continuous success and happiness. While my CV and credentials attest to my professional qualifications, I have many additional personal experiences that support my knowledge and expertise. I have global working experience and understand the nuances of dealing and working across different cultures, time zones and markets. I am passionate about sports and have been intricately involved in the industry for over 19 years having worked with team sports, individual athletes, and the sports retail and wholesale space.
My field of expertise include :
Strategic Marketing & Sales / Distribution Channel Management / Public Relations, Advertising & Promotions / Brand Marketing & Consumer Communication / Interactive & Technology Enabled Marketing / Loyalty Marketing & Customer Segmentation / Market Research & Reporting / ROI on Implemented Campaigns /International Event Delivery
My passion for running has seen me recently complete the World Marathon Majors as well as 3 x finisher of the Comrades Marathon (Ultra Marathon). I have climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and am looking forward to heading to Base Camp Everest in 2018. My passion for travel has taken me to see the Silver Back Gorilla’s in Uganda and Rwanda to experiencing hiking to the Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles USA.
I am interested in helping individuals become the best version of themselves and always ensuring they play to their strengths. I am currently enrolled in a top leadership course to help me build on this. I really believe that positivity always wins! While we always will be faced with setbacks professionally and personally, it is how we deal with these that will set us apart from others. Execution is the ultimate driver for all our hopes and dreams and I hope I can encourage each person I come in touch with to always strive to level up. You are who you surround yourself with and I hope I can provide all the support, guidance and expertise based on my previous and current experience to ensure you can fulfill all your career and personal aspirations.