Karin Krause Wessels
Karin started her career in 2001 at British American Tobacco, holding various cross-functional roles within Brand Marketing, Sales & Commercial Management and Business Strategy across South Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe and the rest of Africa. From there, she moved onto the Distell business in 2015 as Group Head of Capability developing and globally rolling out an end-to-end Marketing Academy encompassing all levels within the organisation.
Karin joined Edward Snell & Co. in March 2017 as Head of Marketing and was appointed to the Board as Marketing Director at the end of that same year. She holds a Bachelors of Commerce at the University of Stellenbosch, a post graduate diploma in Market Research at the University of Georgia and an M.Phil post graduate degree in Futures Studies at the University of Stellenbosch.
Karin was appointed Managing Director in May of 2021.