The Splendid Team is made up of a group of young dynamic thinkers, who are dedicated and passionate about delivering exceptional results for all our clients, big or small.


Ms Zama Phakathi CEO: Splendid Marketing


Ms. Zama Phakathi is an astute businesswoman who has boldly navigated the business world to reach greater heights of success. She holds ownership and leadership positions in various entities which includes the following.

• CEO and Founder of Splendid Marketing and Communications
• MD of Splendid IT
• Founder and MD of the Zama Phakathi Foundation
• MD of Beyond Boundaries
• Council member of the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI)
• Board member of the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI)
• Board member of the South African Library for the Blind (SALB)
• Board member of Media, Information, Communications and Technology SETA


In August 2009, Zama scooped a prestigious award – the Business Women’s Association’s Regional Achievers Award under the most contested category, the Corporate Category. In April 2012, she was awarded the prestigious Alec Rogoff Award by the Durban Chamber of Commerce & Industry, at the 2012 Chamber Annual Dinner, an award which recognizes businesses that have done well in terms of BBBEE, CSI, and overall business systems and performance.

In 2014, she was announced as the winner at the Top Women Achiever Awards, in the category, i.e. Fast Growth Women-Owned SMME Award that took place in Johannesburg on 14 August 2014, as well as a Finalist under the category “Top Young Female Entrepreneur of 2014”, at the same event.

She is well networked nationally and has delivered talks at numerous events and conferences throughout the Country and beyond.