WELCOME TO FUTUREDRUM

Bespoke Business and Marketing Improvement Specialists. For best results, revenues, brand and people performance.

Communication for Results

Futuredrum helps businesses identify and implement effective commercial growth and communication strategies.

Expertise | Collaborations | Street Cred

Forged from the fires of corporate and parastatal profit improvement plans in FMCG, Hospitality, Services, Logistics, Telecommunications, Banking, Gaming, Media and many other industries during difficult times, Futuredrum is guaranteed to improve your business performance.

Business Turnaround & Revenue Improvement Solutions

Marketing & Brand Strategy for Results

Human Capital Change Management & Transformation Innovation

DATA-LED DIGITAL SOLUTIONS & TRADITIONAL COMMUNICATIONS

Media Planning, Buying, Sponsorships, Content & Production

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WHO IS
FUTUREDRUM?

Bespoke Business and Marketing Turnaround Specialists in improving results, revenues, brand positioning and communications – and people performance. What does this mean for your business? Glad you asked. Wherever or whatever your business, sector, challenge, big or small – we can help you diagnose the heart of the issue, the possible solutions and access the best heads in that specific area to help you deliver them.

No matter what your business issues are, either survival, margin, loss of demand, supply chain, human resources transformation or change management, risk management, remote operations, brand awareness or consumer engagement, or a fundamental need to grow, your capabilities, outputs and responses can be enhanced to the new business environment during and post COVID-19.

Futuredrum is a network of experienced professionals spanning a ‘matrix’ of sectors & specialisms, meaning we can enhance or compliment your internal teams working on challenges or turnarounds. An initial immersion and impartial online ‘triage’ working session with us allows a totally fresh view of the challenge & opportunities, which we then refine together into an action plan & define the appropriate ‘task force’ to deliver ROI.

Ideal for Boards, senior management executives, companies, government, parastatals, or agencies looking to partner or supplement business challenges or marketing consulting to urgently turnaround performance or build a brighter future. Think of Futuredrum as your business confidants to improve results, together with your team’s efforts, using strong collaboration.

MOVE TO A NEW BEAT. IMPROVE REVENUES. IMPROVE
COMMUNICATIONS. IMPROVE PERFORMANCE. FUTUREDRUM®

OUR capabilities & OFFERINGs


Business
Turnaround
& Revenue
Improvement
Solutions

The “fixer”. Sometimes all you need is an objective industry leader to show you how you can fix and turnaround your business....

Marketing
& Brand Strategy
for Results

Futuredrum knows that every song, every lyric and every music instrument tell a story. But is your brand telling the story the...

Human Capital
Change Management
& Transformation
Innovation

People are at the heartbeat of any business. Your staff is an asset. But this part of company construct is often overlooked....

Data-led Digital
Solutions &
Traditional
Communications

The world has moved from corporate concrete jungle to digitally driven in a truly short period. The Pandemic has changed our world,...

Media Planning,
Buying, Sponsorships,
Content & Production

Futuredrum offer a turnkey, accredited planning and buying service for your media needs as a brand or company requiring exposure. You may...

FUTUREDRUM
PREFERRED
PARTNERS

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BRAND HERITAGE EXPERIENCE
Some of the brands we have worked for

GET in touch


with Futuredrum

Meet the team
The people behind the magic

ann

Ann is a champion of change and helps companies to transform and change for the better – with extensive experience of over 30 years in various industries, locally and globally . A “transformational surgeon” who moves businesses to a healthier space – providing a magnificent dose of standard HR best practises and toolkits to improve performance. Ann is renowned for her hands-on approach and never shy’s from a challenge.

ANN GRADIDGE
judi

Judi is known as the pioneer of social change, LoveLife founder for a safe and healthier democratic South Africa, an advocate for gender equality ,and a highly-experienced top-level company director. With over 20 years’ C- suite experience, Judi has an intuitive appreciation for all markets in South Africa, as well as selected emerging markets in Africa . She is a facilitator and builder of world-class systems and processes, technology management and product development, with capabilities in both underperforming and growing enterprises.

JUDI NKOWEDI
mark

Driven by results, Mr. “Fix-it” solves any business problem with the right marketing and people strategy, and a very operational approach backed by a keen strategic mind. Mark has held director, and senior marketing and commercial positions in multiple blue-chip South African companies and parastatals. He also specialises in launches, turnarounds, improving results and adding creative flair to companies requiring transformation. A team player in every respect.

MARK JAKINS
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Kgaugelo is a seasoned marketer and entrepreneur who has experience in all aspects of marketing, media and communications within the client, media owner and agency environments during his 21 year career He has worked in the hospitality, broadcasting and advertising sectors, and has held a number of key management and leadership positions including as a Advisory Board member, Group Marketing Services Manager, National Sales Manager, Sales Manage, and as Managing Director His passion has always been about understanding the diverse South African consumer landscape, their behaviour and influences, and finding ways of assisting brands to communicate effectively with them to grow market share

KGAUGELO MAPHAI
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A seasoned sales professional with a strong track record in various industries including FMCG, Petroleum, Hospitality and recently the Engineering industry. Vuyo is skilled in sales management, business development, negotiation, key account management, business planning, as well as analytical skills. He has an extended network which can support businesses in good stead.

VUYO MZOZOYANA
jemima

Jemima is a seasoned consultant, having spent 21 years working with organisations in South Africa, on the continent and abroad.
Her purpose is to help business to improve performance outcomes and success ratios by harnessing the data to be more pro-active and less reactive in an evolutionary world. She has held several C-suite consultative roles, and has sat on the boards of corporates and NPOs.

JEMIMA ASHTON-ALLEN
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Robin Nicholson is a business turnaround specialist and chartered accountant. He aids companies in finding financial success. He has been an active member in the turnaround management space and has overseen several key business rescues where companies have been able to return to profitability. He has also advised on corporate restructuring and repositioning to listed companies. He also serves on the board of the directors of the Turnaround Management Association of South Africa.

ROBIN NICHOLSON
carina

Carina Shaw is passionate about enabling people to embrace change, continuously reinvent themselves, and connect with purpose. She specialises in the designing and delivering of technology programmes, organisational change and transformation, digital adoption, strategy implementation and capacity – developing solutions to achieve business transformation and performance goals. She is a qualified facilitator/coach with an excellent understanding of people, process and technology.
She has worked with various blue-chip companies, locally and abroad, across various industries, mostly in a consulting capacity.

CARINA SHAW
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Sharon is a highly skilled, results driven and commercially savvy marketing professional, with extensive marketing strategy and management experience. With over 15 years’ experience in effective and results driven strategic marketing covering the full 360-degree communication mix from brand management to public relations, advertising and media management, creative go-to-market strategies (events, products, services and retail), direct marketing, loyalty programmes and data analytics. She is an innovative solution finder, a solid leader and team player who builds relationships, encourages collaboration and knowledge share to achieve business objectives.

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