The southern African group of Havas businesses has experienced significant growth over the last few months, taking on new clients and projects, and has an ever-expanding team to show for it.
"As a fully integrated group of agencies, we are focused on delivering creative business ideas that will inspire action, and achieve the necessary goals," says Havas Southern Africa CEO, Lynn Madeley. "It is therefore imperative that we have a team that comprises of some of the best professionals in the industry. Over the past few months we have welcomed many new faces to our group of companies, and have promoted some of our existing members. We are also putting significant focus on our talent management and supporting the career development of all of our Havasians."
Senior level staff promotions and appointments include:
Following her significant contribution to Havas Worldwide Johannesburg as its managing director over the last five years, Ursula McAlpine, has been promoted to group managing director of both Havas Worldwide and Havas Worldwide Digital.
Lyn Wilson has been appointed to the role of chief strategy officer for Havas Worldwide, and has been tasked with growing this service within all of our businesses.
In addition to these, Havas is also pleased to announce the following appointments and promotions within the group's various businesses:
Havas Group of Companies - Shared Business Services
Laura Cohen - Human Resources Manager
Tidi Magakwa - Finance Intern
Havas Worldwide Johannesburg
Lisa Bayliss - promoted to Creative Group Head
Beverley Jones - Business Unit Director
Marion de Beer - Traffic Manager
Liesel Gemmell - Account Manager
Thato Moatlhodi - Art Director
Jessica van Rensburg - Junior Designer
Tamsin Manby - Copywriter
Murendi Mulaudzi - Client Service Intern
Havas Worldwide Digital Johannesburg
Zesta Mitchell - promoted to Business Unit Director
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