Kagiso Broadcasting has appointed media and content consultant and former programme manager at 5FM, Nick Grubb, as chief operating officer. With the creation of the Kagiso Broadcasting exco, the company's CEO and executive director of Kagiso Media, Omar Essack, will concentrate on driving broadcasting and group strategy and developing new business opportunities.
"I am really excited about the opportunity of creating even more synergies between the radio stations within the group and building on the strong performance they have shown over the last few years. I look forward to working alongside Omar Essack in developing new and effective non-FM opportunities," says Grubb.
His tasks will include focusing on developing strong content and building quality audiences in a way that creates opportunities for clients and strategic partners. He will also be directly responsible for the two key radio assets in the group - Jacaranda 94.2
and East Coast Radio
Essack adds, "We are delighted that Nick has agreed to take up this position. His experience and wealth of media knowledge will ensure that we continue making our regional media businesses, which include the radio stations, brand leaders in their marketplaces while offering innovative and effective solutions to our clients and customers across South Africa."