WAYNE VAN DER KLIS RESUME

 

Business Owner and Entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience in directing, managing, consulting to and improving businesses through recognised business development principles and entrepreneurial acumen acquired throughout my career. I have always been involved in a senior capacity in many successful ventures across a broad spectrum of industries including manufacturing, clothing, sales, marketing, retail, various renewable energy projects, mass roll-outs of cellular and banking products for companies like MTN and First National Bank as well as development and deployment of an internationally competent and globally recognised golf scoring application. In addition to this, I possess proven exposure to and experience in the recruitment and human capital sector, in particular the Information Technology space.

Owner – Optimum Promotions 1993 – Present

Suppliers of leading golf clothing brands, PPE and corporate promotional products

 

Managing Associate – Rainmaker Acquisition 2018 – Present

Recruitment and talent acquisition company

 

Senior Business Development Consultant – ScoreCapture 2012 – 2017  

Innovative information technology company who developed a comprehensive and world leading tournament golf scoring application for deployment on an international scale

 

Business Development Officer – Genesis Activations 2015

Pilot project for First National bank in the informal market in the sales and customer acquisition for their Easy Account product.

 

Fleet and Logistics Manager – Direct Merchandising Group 2014

Mass roll-out of MTN airtime to the informal sector under the Yellow Zone project

 

Sales Director – Lighting SA 2012 – 2014

Supply of solar lighting solutions to the formal and informal sectors

 

Business Development Executive – Solar Choice 2009 – 2011

Solar geyser supplies and installations

 

Business Partner and Co-Founder – Promo-Gear Manufacturers 1987 – 1995

Pioneering promotional clothing and PPE manufacturer supplying the South African promotional clothing and engineering industries