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Jacob Mogale

Letsau Jacob

Nickname: 'Jakes'

Canon Country Manager Emerging Markets (AFRICA)

Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born in Polokwane South Africa

My name is Jacob Mogale AKA Jakes

Jacob Mogale is a high energy, creative thinker in marketing and sales division of Canon B2B emerging markets department.

Outstanding relationship development skills.

Worked for Vodacom S.A and Canon fulfilling multiple roles from 2007-2013 collectively

Most recently, my enthusiasm and passion has taken me into upholding a position at Canon as a country manager responsible for sales activities of 15+ Canon Appointed distributors across East, West and South Africa..... My main role is B2B sales and marketing and business development.

There is more to me so please do contact me to find out more. +27 72 944 8264 and

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O: +27 11 675 4979

M: +27 72 944 8264

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Current Position(s)

Country Manager Emerging Markets | Canon South Africa
2012 - present

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

A Country Manager will be responsible for managing all operations within a country. This involves taking responsibility for profit, revenue, cash and quality targets.
In the Corporate Re locations and International Removals Sector, a Country Manager job may include being in charge of many areas of the business such as moving services, global mobility and records management.
Agreeing annual budgets and producing a detailed annual business operating plan are tasks a Country Manager may have to deliver as well as monthly, quarterly or annual targets for revenue, profits and cash.
A key part of the role of Country Manger will be to produce business performance reports, which could be on a monthly or quarterly basis.
Country Managers are expected to recruit and manage staff, including performance monitoring, and possibly mentoring and training.
The role is client facing and so daily contact with clients is a big part of a Country Manager job, therefore the ability to communicate effectively is essential.

Previous Position(s)

Product Manager | Canon South Africa
2010 - 2012

Manufacturing and Industrial

Responsible for both product planning and product marketing. This included managing the product throughout the product life-cycle, gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering, t.o.d deliver winning products. It also includes working with sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Product Manager’s job also includes ensuring that the product and marketing efforts support the company’s overall strategy and goals.

Marketing Coordinator | VODACOM GROUP LTD
2009 - 2010

ICT and Telecommunications

Successfully assist the marketing team with various tasks such as collateral development, customer satisfaction analysis, sales programs, product development and service programs. Candidates should be able to multitask, have strong communication skills and business knowledge. Marketing and sales awareness and experience can be helpful, and for some companies, will be required. The marketing coordinator professional will be expected to assist with and deliver marketing information in a timely manner on behalf of the marketing department.

Account Manager | Canon Europe Ltd.
2007 - 2009

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

Responsible for all client communications, conflict resolution, and compliance on client deliverables and revenue.
Reviews all major deliverables (i.e. strategic brief, function spec, tech spec, etc.) to ensure quality standards and client expectations are met.
Ensures that client issues are dealt with in an efficient manner, informing the Account Director or Managing Director of any problems that may arise.
Owns the contract and contract renewals for new work for an existing client.
Approves Change Orders and invoices, and is responsible for payment collections.
Works closely with the project team in order to maintain a continuous knowledge of project status in order to identify potential issues and/or opportunities within or related to the project.
Ensures that all processes and procedures are completed, quality standards are met, and that projects are profitable.
Aware and in pursuit of opportunities for account growth and new business, involving the Account Director, Sales or other Q-Bridge support.
Communicates the client's goals and represent the client's interests to the team.

Educational history


C.R Swart High School, Tshwane, South Africa (2000)



2010 - 2014

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) - Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Wits Business School

2010 - 2010

Management, Diploma - Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Varsity College

2007 - 2008

Marketing Management Diploma - Marketing/Marketing Management, General

C.R Swart High School

1996 - 2000

Grade 12 - Matric

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