Flip Wilken
Managing Director

Flip has been actively involved in Public Relations and marketing for more than 30 years, and has served on the top management of companies such as Toyota South Africa and McCarthy Retail.
Prior to starting Wilken Communication in 1997, Flip enjoyed a rewarding 30 years in the motor industry. In 1969 Flip joined Datsun as marketing trainee and in 1974 he left sales, promotions and public relations manager.  
Flip transferred to Electra Television and Appliance (Telefunken) in 1975 to assist in launching television in South Africa. After three years, he returned to Datsun Nissan as Public Relations Manager.

1988 saw Flip taking on additional challenges, when he was appointed General Manager for Public Affairs at Toyota South Africa, a position he held until 1996 when he joined McCarthy Retail as Public Affairs Executive. Here Flip was also appointed as Director of Prefcor Holdings Limited and of McCarthy Motor Holdings. Flip remained with McCarthy until August 1997 when he decided to spread his wings and fly solo.

Tel: (012) 460-4448
Cell: 082 457 5995
Fax: (012) 460-4514
E-mail: flip@icon.co.za

Jacques Wilken
Operational Director

Jacques completed an International Diploma in Marketing from the Institute for Marketing Management (IMM) in 1998. Jacques has been with Wilken Communication Management since its inception and is currently Operations Director.

His duties include all finance related activities, media launches, media fleet management, client management, new business ventures and the day-to-day running of the business.

Tel: (012) 460-7326
Fax: 086 529 3095
Cell: 083 2997 312
E-mail: jwilken@mweb.co.za

Charl Wilken
Account Executive & Technical Writer

Charl completed an International Diploma in Marketing from the Institute for Marketing Management (IMM) in 1996.  Charl has been with Wilken Communication since its inception in 1997, and is responsible for client liaison and the writing of technical and automotive-specific material.

He is also a professional rally driver and in 2008 Charl raced to his 13th motorsport title in 17 years by winning the 2009 Production Car Championship in his all-wheel-drive Subaru Impreza.


Tel: (012) 460-4448
Fax: (012) 460-4514
E-mail: cwwilken@mweb.co.za


Esterlita Wilken
Office Administration & Accounts