Open Circle Solutions Team

Working with a digital agency that is able to work with you and not just for you is essential.

Our Digital Marketing Agency Team

Working with a digital marketing agency that is able to work with you and not just for you is essential. We believe that good things happen when teams and clients work together. Our team is not only great at what they do – they are also skilled in client communication. That means that you will never have to worry about impersonal auto-responders or unanswered emails. With the help of project management tools, we keep careful track of your project at every stage, giving you regular updates and feedback.

View our team profiles to find out more about the Open Circle Solutions team and get in touch to learn more about working with a digital agency that is serious about helping you grow.

Anton is a digital marketing specialist with a wealth of experience in both local and international marketing. With a proven track record in leading successful digital marketing teams, he has developed a well-rounded background in the digital space, including extensive experience in planning and executing digital campaigns and strategies.

Throughout his career, he has successfully managed campaigns across a wide range of digital channels, from SEO to mobile marketing. As Managing Director, he provides thought leadership, strategic guidance, and account direction to all of our clients, ensuring that every campaign is designed to deliver maximum impact and results.

As a tactical innovator, he is always seeking new ways to help our clients achieve their business goals through digital marketing. He brings a combination of strategic thinking, technical expertise, and strong interpersonal and communication skills to every project, working closely with our team to ensure that we deliver the highest level of service and value to our clients.

Anton Koekemoer

Managing Director

Ruan is a highly skilled and experienced marketing professional with a passion for all things digital. His role is to lead and manage our team’s marketing strategies and campaigns, working closely with clients to understand their business objectives and develop customized solutions that meet their unique needs.

He has a deep understanding of the digital marketing landscape, including SEO, Google Ads, Google Analytics, content marketing, email marketing, and other digital channels. He is constantly staying up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices to ensure that our agency’s marketing strategies are always cutting-edge and effective.

In addition to his technical skills, he’s an excellent communicator and team leader. He works closely with the agency’s team of marketing specialists, providing guidance, support, and motivation to ensure that everyone is working towards a common goal. 

His goal at Open Circle Solutions is to help our clients succeed in a highly competitive online world. He is dedicated to providing the highest level of service and expertise, always striving to exceed expectations and deliver exceptional results.

Ruan Strydom

Director

Rea is a results-driven and highly organized Digital Project Manager at Open Circle Solutions. She has a strong track record of achieving deadlines and ensuring client satisfaction. Her expertise lies in managing and coordinating all touchpoints and resources working on digital projects, ensuring that they are delivered to the highest standards.

Her background in client relationship management has provided her with a deep understanding of client needs, which she use to create focused projects that meet their objectives and KPIs. Managing multiple projects and ensuring deadlines are met is second nature to her, as she oversee all incoming and ongoing projects within the organization.

As a leader, she is constantly exploring new ways to motivate and build a sense of community within a completely remote team. She believes that teamwork is critical for keeping everyone engaged and committed to achieving a common goal, while delivering results and ensuring client satisfaction like a well-oiled machine.

Rea Lutze

Digital Project Manager

With over a decade of experience in the dynamic world of marketing, Liske brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise, with a particular emphasis on digital marketing strategies. Her understanding of the digital space allows Liske to craft powerful, data-driven strategies to elevate our clients’ brands and drive meaningful results.

Client satisfaction is at the core of Liske’s professional ethos. With an unwavering dedication to ensuring our clients’ success, Liske nurtures strong, lasting relationships built on trust and open communication. By truly understanding the unique needs and goals of each client, Liske tailors marketing solutions that resonate with the intended audience and surpass expectations.

As our Account Manager, Liske is the cornerstone of collaboration between our clients and our talented team of marketers. 

Liske Dreyer

Account Manager

With a background in digital marketing and client relationship management, David takes care of managing the client accounts at OCS. As the account manager David oversees projects to ensure that each client’s needs are met based on our agreements.

In addition to account management, David also has a very strong focus and understanding of website design, SEO, Email Marketing and Social Media. He understands the importance of setting up an online presence through various digital marketing strategies and can plan and implement a systematic approach that fits clients’ unique needs.

David Schlebusch

Head Of SEO

With multiple years in the Digital online world, he has a passion for all things digital consistently striving to achieve great results for all clients, handling multiple campaigns and achieving deadlines to bring satisfaction within all accounts.

Justin has a background in campaign and account management, working with clients to achieve objectives, reach desired KPI’s on multiple accounts. High quality results and fast turnaround times are top priority. Ensuring that the total potential scope of work is identified through the campaign planning process and factored into client estimates – including strategic planning.

In addition to keeping clients happy, Justin looks to ways to ensure he is up to date with the latest systems, processes and technology on all platforms so as to work hand in hand with the team and produce a healthy environment for both clients and the internal team.

Justin Dicey

Head Of Paid Media

Anna is a paid media specialist at OCS responsible for creating and managing advertising strategies across paid search, social and display channels to ensure that client brand messages reach their target audiences.

Creative and curious, she thrives on maximising performance across channels through effective optimisation.

After hours, she enjoys being outdoors, reading social philosophy and spending time with family.

Anna Bannink

Paid Media Specialist

Celeste is a paid media specialist, with over a decade of experience in digital marketing across a wide range of industries. She is in charge of paid marketing, creating and managing the strategy, execution, and optimisation across channels. Helping our clients acquire valuable new leads and customers through online pay-per-click and cost-per-acquisition campaigns.

When she isn’t immersed in structuring and building a marketing campaign, you will find her happily designing away in Photoshop creating artwork fit for social media platforms or websites, in a customised style that works with and enhances the brands image. Allowing digital campaigns to work with the visuals taking it  beyond just another strategy.

Celeste van der Merwe

Paid Media Specialist

Shijulal is an exceptionally skilled and seasoned digital marketing strategist, with extensive expertise in both local and international markets. Currently, he holds a position as a technical digital marketer at OCS.

With an impressive track record spanning over 16+ years, he has excelled in creating, executing, and optimising digital strategies for customer acquisition, retention, and demand generation across various business sectors, including B2B, B2C, and D2C-based E-commerce companies, as well as service-oriented businesses. His approach encompasses a blend of Organic and Paid Media Strategies.

Throughout his career, Shijulal has successfully managed numerous paid media marketing campaigns on a global scale and also achieved remarkable success in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for various companies. Notably, he also works as a proficient media planner and conversion rate optimiser, specialising in paid media marketing. His decision-making process is heavily rooted in data-driven analysis, making him a results-focused strategic thinker.

Shijulal Sarngadharan

Technical Digital Marketer

Selmari is our graphic designer with a quirky creative flair and a strong ability to translate requirements into design. She has over a decade of experience in graphic design across a wide range of industries. As our visual communicator she specialises in creating corporate identities, branding, and creating content for online campaigns, websites, informative animations and even videos. Her focus is to create visual concepts to communicate information that will inspire, inform and captivate your consumers.

To keep the creative juices flowing in her spare time she gets her hands dirty and picks up a paint brush to give life to canvas.

Selmari Slot

Head Of Creative

As the content specialist for Open Circle Solutions, Rox produces content for client blogs and various other projects. She has been writing since 2006, blogging across a diverse range of industries from B2B to B2C and highly specialised niche industries. With experience in SEO content as well as email content, Rox understands the need for clients to find their voice online.

Content plays an important role in online growth, helping your business get found in search engines. It also helps you connect with your audience on a deeper level. By producing quality content that is interesting, well-researched, and relevant to your industry, Rox allows you to reap the benefits of digital content.

Rox Bradnick

Digital Copywriter

Johnny oversees all business development for Open Circle Solutions, through strategic digital business solutions that help clients meet conversion goals. As a marketing consultant, he helps put together digital campaigns, running social media strategies and helping clients grow their businesses organically.

In addition to social media, Johnny specialises in reputation management, with plenty of experience in assisting SMEs and an in-depth understanding of the unique challenges that South African businesses face. He is also skilled in SEO, PPC, email marketing, and web design, which allows him to offer a fully rounded service to clients.

Johnny Da Silva

Website Developer

If you are a skilled professional in the digital marketing space with experience in technical SEO, paid advertising, copywriting or account management, we want to hear from you. Our team is constantly growing, and we are always on the lookout for talented individuals who are passionate about delivering exceptional results for our clients. Don’t hesitate to contact us and explore exciting career opportunities at our company.

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Irrefutably one of the best digital agencies in SA. I have worked with some big names and the results Open Circle got was unbeatable. Anton is a Lead generation ninja. Great ROI, exceeds his targets and an absolute pleasure to work with. You have peace of mind knowing there is someone personally and dedicated working on your account. Open Circle doesn't mind putting in the hours, and because of the vast knowledge set you get, you get so much more than what you pay for.

Annemi Olivier

Certainly the best Digital Agency I have ever worked with! I dont know where our business would be without there expert guidance and hands on approach! Anton and his team go out of there way to understand your businesses needs and how they truly can and do optimize it in every way. It's such a rarity to come across people who say what they do and do it! I look forward to many more years working together on all our businesses and projects!

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