Founder - United States of America
Born and raised in Memphis, TN, Justin moved to South Africa in 2013. He studied a 4 year bachelors degree in Business Management and Marketing at the University of Mississippi. Justin has been a sales director and business development manager for J and J Rewards as well as a founder since 2014. He has been a key part in relationship building with major retail buyers and e-commerce partners.
Founder - Belgium
Born and raised in Antwerp, Belgium, Jan moved to South Africa in 2010. Upon finishing his Bachelor degree in Law at the University of Antwerp, he chose to participate in a university exchange program with UCT whilst doing his Master Degree in law. Jan heads up the accounts, imports, and marketing development for J&J REWARDS. Jan has extensive knowledge in logistics, e-commerce, and business developement and has focused a lot of his time in streamlining the company.
Business Development Executive - South Africa
Born and bred in Cape Town, South Africa. Marais obtained a bachelor's degree in Logistics and a post-graduate degree in Transport Economics at the University of Stellenbosch. His career started in 2015 at a JSE-listed logistics company; followed by extensive procurement experience at one of South Africa’s largest e-commerce companies, OneDayOnly.co.za, between 2016 and 2019. Marais became Managing Partner and Co-Founder of the Bespoke & Co Furniture brand in 2019; preceding his role as Business Development Executive at J&J Rewards in February 2020.
Key Account Manager - South Africa
Key Account Manager - Republic of Hout Bay
Born and bred in Hout Bay, Tylon is known in the distribution industry for his natural and smooth sales prowess. With over 12 years experience in Wholesale and Distribution, his passion is placing clients first and servicing their business needs through executional excellence and partnership. He has worked for companies such as Budds by DJ Fresh, Big Blue, and has been a dedicated part of the growth and sales team for J AND J REWARDS.
Key Account Manager - South Africa
Key Account Manager - South Africa
Lovelle comes from a dynamic family that enlists honesty and dedication. She is fully committed to all tasks thrown her way. She's always ready to help and to find a solution or product that would be ideally suited for you and your business. Lovelle loves teaching these same values to her children to ensure they will be ready for all challenges the world may bring forward. She strives to be the best at assisting you with any day to day needs and looks forward to working with you to grow your account
Finance Administrator - South Africa
Philip is our resident financial whizz. Hailing all the way from Vryheid, he made his way to the big city to pursue his finance dreams. He's in charge of paying all of our accounts, debtor collection, and costing of shipments, so make sure to get in his good books! Organised and efficient, he makes sure all admin procedures are running smoothly and that the paperwork is up to date. When he's not crunching numbers, you can find him exploring Cape Town's nature spots and working on his fitness. Phil is growing in his role on a daily basis and loves the thought of a new challenge.
Procurement and Sourcing Manager - South Africa
Jessica studied a 3 year BComm Management Sciences degree as well as a 1 year Honours degree in Strategy & Innovation at the University of Stellenbosch. Fresh out of varsity, Jess started buying for one of South Africa's biggest daily deal websites (OneDayOnly.co.za) and 2 years later was managing the whole buying team. She also worked for Checkers / Shoprite as a White Label buying manager. She has a passion for sourcing the "next big thing" and can spot a trend a mile away.
Senior Procurement Officer - South Africa
Kelly entered the workforce soon after she matriculated in 2013. She soon found herself in the shoes of Brandability's Customer Service Manager, managing escalated client queries and ensuring customer satisfaction. In 2018, Kelly joined J and J Rewards as the Procurement and Logistics Assistant where she soon discovered her passion for imports and the Logistics industry. She recently completed a program in Purchasing and Supply Chain management through the University of South Africa. Currently, she's studying towards a Bcomm degree in Logistics and Supply chain management.
Procurement Assistant - South Africa
A Cape Town Local with a diploma under her name, Whylde’s background is in Hospitality Management. Her previous work experience includes the esteemed Southern Sun The Cullinan & The Taj Cape Town. Whylde has a keen eye for detail, a passion for people & the ability to always provide a friendly & professional service. She has come into the world of Import and distribution on a clean slate, but she is a determined young lady who is always eager to expand her knowledge in any field & will leave you with a smile on your face guaranteed.
Office & Operations Manager - South Africa
Born and raised in the West Rand of Gauteng where she spent most of her childhood on a farm. She matriculated in 2009 and then worked for 2 years as a laboratory assistant at Krome Laboratories where she also qualified to do electroplating. She then worked for 2 years assisting with export operations of the JDT Logistics. Afterwards Claudine started at J AND J Rewards in 2016 in an administrative role and has taken over internal operations since 2017.
Operations Assistant - South Africa
Candice is the youngest member of our team but don't let her age fool you, she is wise beyond her years! Candice is in charge of our customer service, making sure orders are sent out promptly and helping Claudine with all the admin tasks that keep J & J Rewards running. Candice learnt her focus and patience from playing Pokemon, she not only wants to catch them all, but she wants to complete all her daily tasks too. If you call through with a problem, be sure to except a friendly and efficient Candice helping you.
Warehouse Assistant - Zimbabwe
Mr. Ashley, the man with a plan, is most likely found in the warehouse sorting out last minute & extremely important deliveries. He is very precise in his methods and needs not to be questioned when it comes to product knowledge. Ashley is somewhat of a miracle man when it comes to product testing, organization, and packaging. He is generally the main point of contact for all incoming and outgoing shipments and has a great relationship with all the courier companies.
Warehouse Assistant / Driver - Zimbabwe
Theo is our latest addition to the Warehouse team. He is the packaging king, making sure all of our items are carefully packed into their boxes, clean, and ready for transportation to our customers. Theo is known around the office as Mr Smile, as he is always happy! He has now taken on the responsibility of driver for J AND J REWARDS and is eager to be the quickest and most efficient driver in South Africa. If you see him on the roads make sure to give him a hoot and make sure he gives you a thumbs up back.
Denford, or as we call him Denny, is part of our efficient warehouse team. He may seem quiet at first but he always has a joke up his sleeve and a smile on his face. He packs orders and sends them out with love to all of our clients. Dubbed the office sweetheart, he is always polite and cheerful, but with the strength of Goliath from all of his lifting, he is no walkover. His claim to fame is being the younger brother of Craig David's doppelgänger.
Rob van Heugten
Sales and Marketing Intern