Alistair Mokoena: from a “shebeen” to a global ad man | #BizInfluencers


Alistair-Mokoena-coverAlistair Mokoena’s journey reads like a great movie script, from the dusty streets of an African township to a law degree that made him realise that he loved interacting with people and what made them tick and how they interacted in their surroundings and with others. Today he is the Managing Director of Draftfcb, Johannesburg.So how did he go from law to advertising? Alistair shares with us his life story and we realise that getting to the top of your game does not come easy and it requires hard and smart work and a willingness to be open to new opportunities and to always follow your passion and dreams.

Alistair Mokoena in conversation with BizRadio’s Grant Jansen
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For reference: In South Africa and Zimbabwe, shebeens are most often located in black townships as an alternative to pubs and bars, where under apartheid and the Rhodesian era, black Africans could not enter a pub or bar reserved for whites. [Read more on Wikipedia]

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