Theresho SELESHO (South Africa)

Theresho SELESHO

Structure: Ogilvy Johannesburg

Fonction: Marketing director

Theresho Selesho is a dynamic young leader who is entirely driven by his passion for people, creativity, the arts, innovation, and business. At the age of 17, he was selected to represent South Africa at the “Presidential Classroom for Future World Leaders” in Washington DC. In 2007 he obtained a degree in International Relations from the University of Pretoria but decided against joining the Diplomatic Core to focus on his passion of creativity and business.

As a young graduate, Theresho started working with the HilltopLive Group who own and produce large, iconic South African and International music productions such as the Annual OppiKoppi Festival, Campus Invasion tour, Old Mutual Picnic Concerts, DRUM Beat Music festival to name a few. He has also worked on large national festivals including MACUFE, National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, Standard Bank Joy of Jazz, KKNK, Tribute Concert in Mamelodi and the Aardklop National Arts Festival.

Theresho quickly moved up the ranks and was appointed as General Manager of the Sponsorship and Activations business under the Hilltop Live Group where he managed sponsorships and brand campaigns such as the Amstel Golden Hour Music platform and formed brand activation partnerships with companies like Brandhouse, Levis Strauss, Ray Ban, Old Mutual, Vodacom, Red Bull, Channel O and MNET. Within the management of these accounts, he could also live out his passion for music and has worked with an eclectic mix of national- and international artists such as Eagle Eye Cherry, Saul Williams, Groove Amada, Ismael Lo, Lira, Fokofpolisiekar, Black Coffee, Koos Kombuis and Stimela.

In 2012, Theresho decided to extend his corporate work experience through accepting the position as Business Director at TAG-Ogilvy Johannesburg for the specialist below-the-line marketing agency. Theresho has since been appointed as the Experiential Marketing Director at Ogilvy and Mather Johannesburg.
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