TBWA South Africa: Neo Selwe

Neo joined TBWA South Africa in September 2018.

TBWA South Africa Group HR Director Neo Selwe is an experienced HR Leader with a demonstrated track record in the telecommunications, fast-moving consumer goods, logistics and media industries. A winner at the 2016 The Dot Diamond Awards for the Shared Services Value Add category, Neo is skilled in HR strategy, talent management, B-BBBEE, compensation and benefits, employee relations, s197 & 189 facilitation, wage negotiations, organisational design and employee engagement.


Sep 2018 - Present: Group HR Director, TBWA

Mar 2017 - Aug 2018: HR Director, Mindshare

May 2013 - Feb 2017: HR Manager, Media 24

Jun 2012 - Apr 2013: HR Manager, Times Media Group

Jun 2010 - May 2012: HR Business Partner, MTN

Sep 2008 - Jun 2010: HR Manager, Edcon

Dec 2006 - Sep 2008: Regional HR Manager, Shoprite 


2016 - 2017: Honours, HRM, University of Johannesburg

2003 - 2006: BTech, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

About TBWA

TBWA is a top-10-ranked global advertising collective, which uses trademarked Disruption® methodologies to develop business-changing and culture-defining ideas for brands. With 11,00 employees across 305 offices in 98 countries, TBWA also includes brands such as Auditoire, Digital Arts Network (DAN), eg+ worldwide, The Integer Group®, TBWAMedia Arts Lab and TBWAWorldHealth. Its global clients include Adidas, Airbnb, Apple, Gatorade, Henkel, McDonald’s, Michelin, Nissan, Pernod Ricard, Pfizer, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore Airlines, Sotheby’s and Vichy.