Gary Mahlangu

Sponsorships and Brand Manager

Moves to Nantes, Paris

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  • Indicative rate €129 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Propose a project The project will only begin when you accept Gary's quote.

Location and geographical scope

Nantes, France
Can work in your office at
  • Nantes and 50km around
  • Paris


Business sector
  • Sports
  • Health, Wellness & Fitness
  • Press & Media
  • Entertainment & Leisure
  • Social Networks



  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • French


  • Afrikaans

    Limited working proficiency

Skills (49)

Gary in a few words

10 ans d’expérience professionnelle - gestion de marques et de partenariats internationaux - parlant parfaitement anglais. Je souhaite mettre mes compétences au service de marques, entreprises ou institutions engagées et innovantes pour créer valeur, qualité et sens.

10 years of professional experience - management of brands and international partnerships
I want to put my skills at the service of committed and innovative brands, companies or institutions to create value, quality and meaning




Sponsorship & Brand Manager

Nantes Area, France

June 2019 - Today

Managing brand partnerships with sponsors, ensuring that commercial commitments are fulfilled and those partnerships deliver best value for the client, properties and audiences.

Stade Nantais

Player, Learner and Observer

Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France

September 2018 - January 2020

Having played rugby in South Africa, joining a rugby club in France made sense as a launch pad to fully immerse myself in the French culture and begin making new connections. This is a way of experiencing the sports scene in Nantes, and hopefully give great insight into the role of Sponsorship.


Brand Manager - Sponsorships

Johannesburg Area, South Africa

September 2015 - July 2018

As part of Investec's group marketing strategic brand and communications team, my role was to manage Investec's sponsorships in South Africa, which involved; • Managing the Investec brand on sponsorships, including contractual obligations with stakeholders and partners • Working closely with international partners to bring Investec sponsorships to life in relevant and engaging ways, ensuring that any activations in and around sponsorships done on behalf of Investec group marketing are in line with the Investec brand and business strategy • Working in conjunction with Investec group marketing global team and their partners • Growing, managing and protecting the Investec brand.

Playmakers Sponsorship and Marketing

Senior Account Manager


January 2014 - August 2015

My role was developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders involved in South African rugby. My main priorities were to implement contractual rights on behalf of Absa and help gain insight into how best to leverage existing contractual rights. The objectives was to use the Currie Cup rugby tournament as an effective communication mechanism for Absa.

Mann Made Media

Business Development/ Account Management/ Client Services

January 2009 - December 2013

Business Development; generating new business leads, signing on new and retaining existing clients. Account Management / Client services; point of contact for clients whose projects we were working on.

SAB (Responsible Trader Program)

Project Assistant

January 2011 - January 2012

Support the project leader

Wanderes Rugby Football Club


January 2009 - January 2011

Member of the committee, Captain and player.


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