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Vann Van Staden


Currently resides in: Western Cape, South Africa

Born in Cape Town South Africa

Vann Van Staden is a passionate professional!

Web presence

Business Address

Constantia Main Rd, Cape Town, South Africa, 7806

Professional details

Current Position(s)

Director | Sales | Southern Vines Pty Ltd
Cape Town, South Africa | October 2015 - present

Publishing, Printing and Print Media

Owner | Motor Journalist | The Right Lane
Cape Town, South Africa | 2011 - present


Independent/ Freelance Motor Journalist

Previous Position(s)

Project Executive | Sales | Highbury Safika Media
Cape Town, South Africa | 2012 - October 2015

Publishing, Printing and Print Media

New Business Development Manager | Topco Media
Cape Town, South Africa | 2011 - 2012

Broadcast Media, Multimedia and Film

Business Manager of Preferred Suppliers | Sales | Cold Press Media
Cape Town, South Africa | 2009 - 2011

Publishing, Printing and Print Media

Educational history


Paarl Gymnasium, Paarl (2005)



Top Sales Person of the Month | 2011

Shortlist and nomination

Nominee for best new sales person of the year | 2009

media exposure

Business Day EARTH | 2012

A comprehensive and authoritative publication, encompassing a thorough overview of the primary,
secondary and tertiary economic sectors of South Africa, their role in the economy and their collective
environmental impact, as well as success stories in the ongoing campaign to reduce the environmental impact of human socio-economic development on our planet.

AA Traveller | 2012

Developed from “The Motorist” which was launched in SA in 1966, the AA Traveller features extensive international, African and local travel destinations.

Features focus on Eco-Tourism, conservation and outdoor activities such as 4x4, hiking, backpacking, bird watching and fishing.

The AA’s commitment to its motoring members remains intact, with a portion of the magazine dedicated to new car launches, sponsored features and road safety.

Equinox | 2012

The official in-house publication to the Tsogo Sun Hotel Group

Top Performing Companies of South Africa | 2011

Top Performing Companies, now in its 12th year, inspires growth and success across the
economy, and attracts praise internationally.

Visionary top companies in South Africa and
government departments seek to partner with empowered, high performance companies. These
partnerships result in an exchange of only the best products and services, most competitive
prices and highest levels of service efficiency. Such relationships raise the corporate performance
bar higher and uplift the economy as a whole, but they begin here: in the pages of Top Performing

The Top Performing Companies research team spends a full year ensuring that only genuine
corporate leaders are profiled, based on a comprehensive survey across thousands of top
companies. This sets the benchmark for measuring actual corporate performance.

As a comprehensive reference guide Top Performing Companies offers topical & relevant editorial including interviews with leading icons covering all industry sectors.

ESG Green Pages | 2011

ESG GREEN PAGES is the communication space of choice of direct role-players (including but not limited to suppliers, innovators, social entrepreneurs, manufacturers and producers) involved in sustainability. The aim is to be a comprehensive, go-to reference guide for public and private enterprises and individuals who are interested and operate within the spheres of environmental sustainability. In the light of Durban hosting COP 17/CMP 7, we believe that South Africans have the opportunity to showcase their innovations and capabilities not only their fellow South Africans, but also the rest of the world.

Contributor | Diners Club Choice, Corporate Essentials Guide | 2010

This directory is an indispensable companion for every business or business person, detailing a host of peripheral services relating to both business and leisure. Take advantage of exclusive Diners Club Member rates and packages for all requirements ranging from teambuilding to corporate gifting; office furniture to computers; golf excursions to spa indulgences.

Contributor | Diners Club Choice, Conference & Incentives Guide | 2010

This is the ideal guide to assist you with making decisions about conferences and incentive trips in the corporate environment. The directory is a comprehensive source of value-adding and secondary services offered by a variety of establishments.

Contributor | FM Essentials, HR & Skills Development Guide | 2010

The Financial Mail Essentials HR and Skills Development directory showcases the best recruitment companies, latest labour law practices, business schools as well as key management and skills development essentials to meet all your business needs.

The Financial Mail Essentials HR & Skills Development directory assists organisations to recruit, retain and optimise the deployment of the best personnel available to meet their objectives.

Developing skills and practicing sustainable mentoring is vital to an organisations growth.

The Financial Mail Essentials HR and Skills Development guide includes employee training, career development, coaching, mentoring and much more.

Stay abreast of your competitors by aligning yourself to leaders in the HR industry.

Contributor | FM Essentials, Executive Retreats | 2011

When Travel is an experience and not a destination, the Financial Mail Essentials Executive Retreats directory is a discerning travellers' passport to travel in style.

Whether you choose to holiday at a luxurious hideaway that offers superb service and out of this world cuisine or experience a thrilling bush safari, you certainly will be spoilt for choice.

Our highly experienced professional travel management companies will take care of the details for you and your family.

The FME Executive Retreats Guide offers the discerning traveller all this and so much more.

Contributor | FM Essentials, Green Business Guide | 2011

The Financial Mail Essentials Green Business directory is your platform to reach businesses in Southern Africa who would like to support an energy efficient, resource efficient and environmentally responsible country.

Environmental responsibility is the new power label in today's economy.
Green Business is no longer an option but a fundamental tool to connect with global brands and key corporate players alike.
The transition to a low carbon, greener economy is no longer a future prospect, it is happening now. Underpinned by a revolution in clean technology and energy efficiency, the green economy is gaining momentum, with companies across the globe changing the way they do business.

The directory includes certified businesses that are already more environmentally conscious, provide greener products or trade with other environmentally friendly businesses.

Service providers include recycling companies, renewable energy practices as well as sustainable waste management.

Contributor | FM Essentials, Exhibitions & Events | 2010

FME Exhibitions & Events will provide you with all the preferred suppliers you could possibly need to showcase your company or product at an exhibition or event: from experts in communication,entertainment and logistics; specialists in marketing, safety & security; to those providing various and invaluable services and venues. If you need them, our guide will have them. There are many incentives being offered by our suppliers to make their services even more attractive to you the Financial Mail reader. With our compliments, let this directory make your planning for the next exhibition or event so much easier. planning for the next exhibition or event so much easier.

Contributor | FM Essentials, Business Essentials | 2010

The Finanacial Mail Essentials guide offers your business a host of preferred suppliers who are innovative, knowledgeable and experienced, ranging from finance and accounting to insurance, legal, fleet management, telecommunicaitons and IT

Contributor | FM Essentials, BEE Business Guide | 2010

This directory gives you vital information about specialist and reputable service providers in the BEE business arena, including accredited BEE rating agencies that will help you achieve your own BEE status. Black Economic Empowerment is an integrated socio-economic process that directly contributes to the economic transformation of South Africa and brings about significant increases in the numbers of black people who manage, own and control the country’s economy, as well as significant decreases in income inequalities.As a discerning Financial Mail reader, this guide is right up there with our other leading business publications for you to use with our complements.

Contributor | FM Essentials, Green Business Guide | 2010

FME Green Business Guide is our most comprehensive guide to date with 156 pages packed with everything you could possibly need to help you go “green”. The Guide includes certificated businesses that are already “green” conscious (actively monitoring theircarbon offsets and who trade with other active “green” businesses); together with service providers that will help you go green (from environmental and sustainability consultants and much more, to those offering eco-friendly products and services). With our compliments, let this directory help you and your company make that step into being part of the global movement in support of a sustainable future. The Green Business Guide will make it that much easier for you!

Competitive Accomplishments

Northern Province Colors | Nedball Northern Province Champs | 1999

Received National colors in Nedball.

Academic Achievements

Completed | 2010

Sales Training

Other Achievements

Finished Scuba Diving Course | 2005



Titans Softball Club

Catcher, 2011 - present

Titans Softball Club is a newly established softball organization administered by select members of the club. The teams are managed and coached by a core base of highly skilled, experienced and competent club members.


The Lucky Lucy Foundation

Guardian Angel, 2011 - present

The Lucky Lucy Foundation are a Non-Profit, Pro-life, Pro-Quality of Life organisation that tries to relieve the plight of severely neglected and abused township and street animals, but also socially uplifts and educates destitute and impoverished children and people in and around Cape Town, and has been improving the lives of animals and families since its inception in 2010.

Other Activities


Beginner, 2005 - present


Rob Conway

"“Vann was in our sales team who had to deal with clients in selling publication space in our guides. She has always been very professional in her manner in the way she spoke and dealt with her clients. I had a good working relationship with her at all times.” July 27, 2011" - 2011

Liam-Anthony Moses

"“Vann is a person of high integrity and exudes positive energy and optimism with each and every project she is involved in.

Her ability to think on both an analytical and creative level was highly welcomed by her team and management alike.

Vann's 'out of the box' thinking to finding creative solutions when faced with a particular problem gives her the highly sought after ability to combine both sales and marketing thought leadership, and her solutions are always focussed at placing her clients in the best possible situation first and foremost.

Vann comes highly recommended and will be an asset to any company or business venture.

Kind regards
Liam-Anthony Moses
Brand Manager
Cold Press Media” July 27, 2011
" - 2011

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