An internationally certified business coach, marketing specialist, brand developer, educator, Leanne is a goal-driven, business-orientated marketing professional with 30 years’ experience in the field of marketing dedicated primarily to the private healthcare industry. She is focused on working with clients to achieve significant growth in sales, marketing, development of results-driven and profitable teams, systems development and strategic planning.
She has held senior positions at two major private South African hospital groups with collective experience of 20 years in Regional Marketing Manager roles, as well as having worked at the South African headquarters for Unilever in the fast-moving consumer goods environment, and the former Natal Performing Arts Council in Durban.
Her successes have included restructuring and setting up effective, focused marketing teams; driving marketing strategy and implementing tactical marketing plans; visibility and promotion of brands and developing relationships with influential role players and stakeholders; developing marketing products which have been adopted as South African national initiatives in support of the National Health Department; being involved in the opening and launching of new hospital centres of excellence and new hospitals; corporate sponsorship and sports marketing. In her capacity as a national media spokesperson, she has specialised in media and crisis communication.
Her extensive practical experience, together with a track record of corporate level success make her an invaluable resource for business owners. Following a successful career in corporate healthcare environments, she works with business owners from a wide variety of industries to assist them to grow their businesses. Apart from sharing her extensive marketing and business experience, she has a sincere desire to see businesses around the world flourish.
Leanne has relocated to Poland, from where she runs a marketing consultancy and business coaching practice.
With her passion for people, she represents The British School of Etiquette for Poland.