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  • Gary Harwood

    Director

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    Gary Harwood

    Director

    Qualifications:

    National Higher Diploma, Graphic Design, Witwatersrand Technikon

    A brief background:

    Previously Executive Creative Director at Enterprise IG Africa Middle East, with an industry career spanning 25 years, centered on multidisciplinary brand design & brand strategy.

    Founder member of HKLM (Harwood Kirsten Leigh McCoy) in 2003

    HKLM is a strategic brand and communication design consultancy, specialising in emerging markets, that conceptualises and delivers media neutral, business focused solutions to client challenges.

    Areas of practice include information, environmental and digital design, stakeholder communication and investor relations, internal brand engagement, advertising, public relations and events, digital brand management, procurement and project management.

  • Paul Kirsten

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    Paul Kirsten

    Director

    Qualifications:

    BCom (Accounting) (University of Pretoria)
    BCompt Hons (UNISA)
    MBA (GIBS - University of Pretoria)
    AGA(SA)
    Professional Accountant (SA)

    A brief background

    Completed articles and worked as an audit supervisor at KPMG Pretoria. Worked in financial and management accounting roles in the manufacturing sector. Spent several years in a financial and operations management role with Apple Computer Inc, and thereafter joined Enterprise IG (now the Brand Union) as Finance and Operations Director.

    Founder member of HKLM in 2003 and currently Finance & Operations Director.

  • Graham Leigh

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    Graham Leigh

    Director

    Qualifications:

    BArch, University of the Witwatersrand (Cum Laude) Pr Arch, MSAIA, 1985. MBA, University of Cape Town, Graduate School of Business, 1996. Registered Architect (SA Council for the Architectural Profession, Pr. Arch.) Member of the South African Institute of Architect

    A brief background:

    Graham's strategic design career spans 25 years. His expertise lies in developing brand and business strategy and in the conceptualising, managing and delivering of multidisciplinary projects.

  • Dr. Sean McCoy

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    Dr. Sean McCoy

    Director

    Qualifications:

    B Com, Masters Degree in Business Leadership (MBL), PhD

    A brief background:

    Previously Managing Director at Enterprise IG Africa Middle East and Specialised Exhibitions, with an industry career spanning 25 years; centered on business and brand strategy, key account management, business development and general management.

    Founder member of HKLM in 2003 and currently Group Chief Executive.

    Major project portfolio includes:

    South Africa :

    Cell C, Dimension Data, Eskom, University of Pretoria, Standard Bank, Rainbow Chicken, Stanlib, Tiger Brands, AngloGold Ashanti, Barloworld, PPC, Investec, Investment Solutions, Alexander Forbes, Exxaro, BankservAfrica, Nedbank and AngloAmerican.

    Pan African/Indian Ocean Islands :

    Glo, Conoil, ETB, Bank PhB, Afribank, FCMB, Eunisell, 3Line (Nigeria), Stanbic Bank, Moneygram (Regional) Zantel (Tanzania) MCel (Mozambique) Gamma, Lotterie Nationale (Mauritius)

    International

    Coca Cola (USA), Royal Mirage, Dubai Festival City, Southern Sun, GFI (UAE) Blackwood (Russia) Hirco (India) Investec (UK, Australia)