Lana Marais

Group Operations Director, dentsu Africa 

With a solid foundation from Red & Yellow School of Business, backed by digital expertise through the Greenwich school of Management in London, and a passion for design through Friends of design academy of digital arts, Lana made her mark in world of advertising when nominated for Top Women Young Achiever Award in 2013.

With 14 years' experience within dentsu, Lana has played an integral part in the expansion of dentsu across the African continent, delivering exceptional results which has seen her fast became one of dentsu Africa’s youngest directors in 2016. She has unsurpassed experience across the various lines of business within the network and Sub Sahara African markets, having worked in, travelled to and made exceptional friends in most. 

Currently Lana takes on the responsibility of Group Operations Director, partnering with the regional leadership team across all 12 markets, ensuring the effective execution of our regional business strategies and spearheading the creation and delivery of necessary plans, metrics, and targets.

In her personal capacity, she’s a mother of two and exceptional rusk baker. 

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Lana Marais, Group Operations Director, dentsu Africa

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