Patrice Monti gets promotion at AFP

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has promoted Patrice Monti to director of sales and marketing; he will replace Stéphane Marcovitch. 19 hours ago

Ingeborg Volan, Dmitry Shishkin joins World Editors Forum board

The World Editors Forum has accepted Ingeborg Volan and Dmitry Shishkin onto its board. 22 hours ago

Sharon Mokibe takes up account director role at Harambee Communications

Sharon Mokibe has been promoted to an account director at Harambee Communications for its Botswana office. Mokibe has been with the company for a year and has worked across multiple industries. 3 days ago

Candy Dempers is RadioHeads' new MD

RadioHeads recently appointed Candy Dempers as its new managing director. 8 Nov 2018

Andréa Mallard joins Pinterest as CMO

MediAvataar India reports that visual discovery engine Pinterest has appointed retail executive Andréa Mallard as its new chief marketing officer. 7 Nov 2018

Samuel Mandla Mchunu to serve on ITU board

Icasa (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) radio communications manager Samuel Mandla Mchunu will serve on the board of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Radio Regulations (Africa Region) from 2019-2023. 7 Nov 2018

Sarah Holtshousen joins Spark Media

Spark Media has appointed Sarah Holtshousen as its new digital key accounts manager. 5 Nov 2018

Thabiso Kotane to host Power Perspective on Power 98.7

Capricorn FM broadcaster Thabiso Kotane has joined Power 98.7 as the presenter for its Power Perspective show. 31 Oct 2018

Nthibah Pictures hauls in veteran for CEO role

South African film production company Nthibah Pictures has elected Simon Swart to be its CEO. 31 Oct 2018

Radio Pulpit 657AM elects a new chairperson

The board of directors of Radio Pulpit 657AM have selected Pieter Botha as its new chairperson following the departure of the radio station's former chairperson Lawrence Crystal. The station has also appointed Eva Ngwenya-Seobi as its vice-chairperson of the board of directors. 31 Oct 2018

Sean Lyons to succeed R/GA founder, CEO

Following the departure of R/GA's CEO and founder Bob Greenberg, Sean Lyons has been appointed by the company to fill the veteran's shoes. 31 Oct 2018

Serviceplan Group makes new appointments

The Serviceplan Group has appointed Sophie Vanderwinkel as managing director of Mediaplus in Belgium and Natalie Shardan the new managing director of Serviceplan Middle East. 31 Oct 2018

Dmg welcomes new senior vice president to team

Dmg events has appointed Chris Kilbee as its senior vice president to lead its global construction portfolio. 31 Oct 2018

Durban Chamber of Commerce appoints Marlan Padayachee

The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry has appointed Marlan Padayachee and MapMedia GreenGold to promote sales and secure sponsorships for the 162nd Annual Gala Dinner, which takes place on board the new MSC Musica. 29 Oct 2018

Jeremy Mansfield returns to radio as Hot 91.9FM host

According to The Citizen, former 94.7FM Rude Awakening DJ Jeremy Mansfield is returning to the radio world by stepping in as the host of Hot 91.9FM's breakfast show. 22 Oct 2018

Customer Experience Summit appoints Diane Magers to leadership council

The eighth annual Customer Experience Management Africa Summit has appointed Diane Magers to join its leadership council. 17 Oct 2018

Fiona McKinnon, Krane Jeffery join Turner's T1 division

Turner International has brought Fiona McKinnon and Krane Jeffery on board to help its digital advertising division, T1, launch a suite of global products. 16 Oct 2018

Gavin Davis joins Resolve Communications as CEO

Gavin Davis has been appointed as Resolve Communications's new chief executive officer. 16 Oct 2018

Media24 makes several new appointments

Media24 has appointed Rika Swart as its CEO of Media24 Print Media, she replaces Ishmet Davidson. Clement Singh has been appointed as the general manager of its news division, Minette Ferreira as general manager of its lifestyle division, Raj Lalbahadur as head of Media24's Project Management Office, Beulah van Rensburg as head of its digital divisions, and Tobie Vermeulen will join the company's Exco as a direct report to the CEO. All appointments are effective 1 November 2018. 15 Oct 2018

Heart FM celebrates 21 years, makes new appointments

In celebration of its 21 years on the air, Heart FM made a number of changes to its off-air staff. 12 Oct 2018

ILiveIt SA names Gabi Strijp as MD

ILiveIt has named Gabi Strijp as its new managing director for South Africa and the sub-Saharan territory. In her role as managing director, Gabi manages iLiveIt's 'engine room', which is based in Johannesburg. She has more than 10 years of experience at South Africa mobile network operators. 11 Oct 2018

E4 appoints Masego Khutsoan

Digital company e4 has appointed Masego Khutsoane as its new divisional head of financial services. In his role as divisional head of financial services, Khutsoane is responsible for leading the overall direction and performance of the financial services division and maintains and enhances relationships with all key banking clients. 10 Oct 2018

Tribeca promotes intern to account executive

Tribeca Public Relations has promoted Crystelle Laljith to an account executive. 4 Oct 2018

Hill+Knowlton Strategies appoints Jennifer Leppington-Clark

International communications consultancy Hill+Knowlton Strategies has appointed Jennifer Leppington-Clark as its managing director. Leppington-Clark has been with Hill+Knowlton Strategies for six years and most recently served as its executive director. She replaces Roz Thomas, who is now the company's CEO. 4 Oct 2018

PRISA appoints Victor Sibeko as CEO

The Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) has appointed Victor Sibeko as its new CEO in charge of strategic direction of the institute. 4 Oct 2018

Instagram assigns new boss as co-founders depart

Memeburn reports that Instagram has made Adam Mosseri its new head after its co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger resigned last week. 4 Oct 2018

Eclipse Public Relations makes two new appointments

Eclipse Public Relations expanded its staff with two new appointments. 3 Oct 2018

Fizz Marketing makes Michelle Beckmann director

Michelle Beckmann is Fizz Marketing's new director. She crafted and delivered key events for the company over the past three years. As director, Beckmann will take on the day-to-day operational management and client liaison at Fizz. She has more than 13 years' experience in agency and corporate marketing and events management. Before joining the Fizz team, she worked in Microsoft's Central Marketing Organisation and its product marketing division, and prior to that, she worked for the Penquin creative agency. 3 Oct 2018

Relativ Group appoints new chief executive officer

The Relativ Group has appointed Sijadu Mzozoyana as its chief executive officer. 2 Oct 2018

Alex Jay, Barney Simon lead Jacaranda's midday slot

Alex Jay will take over Barney Simon's weekday 12-4pm slot on Jacaranda FM. 1 Oct 2018

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