Linda Kachingwe Sisya
Africa Head of Marketing and Communication : First National Bank (FNB) and Rand Merchant Bank (RMB)
Linda is a passionate and experienced marketing, communication and business development professional who has over the last 16 years, built strong brands, and led successful teams across FMCG and Financial services sectors in 21 African countries.
As a leader, Linda creates an enabling environment that embraces the melting pot of diverse thoughts, experiences, and cultures to make a positive and lasting impact on communities’, businesses, and brands. She has driven highly successful multi-disciplinary and award-winning business development, marketing, and communication strategies.
Linda moved to RMB in 2008 to head up the Africa and International Marketing and Communication portfolio after spending 10 years at Standard Bank as the Executive Head of Marketing and Communication for West Africa. Prior to this, she was as a Category Brand Building Manager at Unilever.
Linda holds an MSc in Strategic Management from the University of Derby in the UK.
She is a wife and a mom to two beautiful girls who keep her on her toes. She loves to read, watch home décor shows, has an adventurous spirit and is a keen traveler and a foodie who will not let an opportunity to try something new pass her by.
QUOTABLE QUOTE: Don’t get overwhelmed by building the house, focus on laying one brick at a time perfectly.