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Manufacturing Indaba 2018

Times Media has a new name

Shortly after moving premises from Rosebank to Parktown, Times Media Group (TMG) today announced that it is operating under a new name.
Tiso Blackstar Group's headquarters at Hill on Empire in Parktown. Photo: Supplied

TMG’s name change to Tiso Blackstar Group marks a new era for the broad-based multi-platform media company with a growing customer base across Africa.

Tiso Blackstar owns integrated retail solutions provider Hirt & Carter Group, as well as the largest music and independent film catalogue in Africa, and TV channels, TV production and radio stations in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.

“Our dedication to quality is central to the Group’s mission as we innovate and build across our various divisions,” comments CEO Andrew Bonamour. “The values that have built our Group for decades remain central to our future and our business. We all have a great responsibility to use our respective platforms to speak the truth with fairness and impartiality.

“Our businesses are underpinned by a unique network of media assets, a dedication to excellence and a strong entrepreneurial focus. This network differentiates Tiso Blackstar Group from its competitors and is the cornerstone of its future sustainability and success.”