Wikus has 16 years experience in the middle to executive management of Sales, Marketing, General Management and Operations. His exceptional record in the hygiene and service industry, advertising, marketing and creative field and lately also in the direct marketing and property portfolio, helps him to advise and assist companies in various industries.
Wikus is also the co-owner of a very successful direct marketing company in Johannesburg with branches in Pretoria and Kimberley. Since they have started the company in 2004, they have grown the business to a multi million rand company and are in the process to expand to the rest of South Africa.
He has a great way to motivate people with his positive attitude and enjoys to create opportunities where people can empower themselves. His enthusiasm rubs off on others and he takes pleasure to be a mentor for his staff. Wikus is driven by measurable and far reaching results and hone in on personal development, because a business is all about the people.
Because he comes from the Eastern Cape and the fact that he lived on a farm for many years, he speaks Xhosa and understand the Xhosa culture. This has also gives him the edge when he works with the unique multi-cultural setting that exists in the South African business environment.
Wikus has a B.Com degree in Sales and Marketing and has done various courses in financial aspects, human resources, project management, both internal and external. He thrives in the great outdoors and enjoys game viewing where he finds and rejuvenates his strength.
Experience and Areas of Strength
- Integrity and honesty
- The ability to lead
- Experienced at working on own initiative
- Extensive business knowledge in different disciplines and on various levels
- Smart Goal-orientated and self-motivated
- Training, motivating and mentoring
- Business orientated person who is well organised
- Track record of successful achievements in various business disciplines
- Extensive Management, budget and communication skills
- Confident team leader and team member
Wikus has graduated from The People Business Leadership Coaching Academy and based on his business and coaching experience to date, he qualifies as an Executive Personal and Leadership Coach.