Ntombizamasala Hlophe


Strategy Director | Yellowwood

Ntombizamasala, affectionately known as Zama, is Strategy Director at Yellowwood. Zama has 10 years experience in the field of marketing and has worked across the African continent on some of South Africa’s most formidable FMCG companies; Unilever, SAB and YUM restaurants. Zama is a Graduate from Rhodes University and University of Cape Town; with qualifications in B.A Journalism and English; and PGDip Project Management respectively. Zama has worked as the brand manager for Rama, Knorr and Castle Milk Stout. Prior to joining Yellowwood, her focus was on driving KFC’s business development, and more recently managing Castle Lagers’ marketing and communication. An intelligent, enthusiastic member of the team, Zama brings with her a passion for books, arts and philosophical musings. She particularly enjoys working within developing markets, industries and categories and is an ardent believer in the power of purposeful action in bringing to life growth strategies for brands and businesses