Hero, a dynamic communications agency based in Cape Town and Johannesburg, has announced new staff appointments and promotions for some of its rising industry-leaders. 24 Jul 2014
Bloomberg Media's Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Adam Freeman today announced Matt Teeman will join the firm as commercial director for its international multi-platform media organisation in the region. 23 Jul 2014
Hero, a dynamic communications agency based in Cape Town and Johannesburg, has announced a number of new appointments. 10 Jul 2014
McCann Johannesburg is has appointed Maryna Prins as the new Digital Creative Director and Lebone Mogoatlhe as Brand SA Accounts Manager. 9 Jul 2014
Mamela Media is pleased to announce the promotion of Julie McMurray to Sales and Client Service Manager, effective 1 July 2014. 4 Jul 2014
Sasha Kupritz joins the Mediacore team as the Accounts and Media Director. 3 Jul 2014
Scott Lawrence has become the National Sales Manager for Cinemark, putting his rich industry experience and diverse set of skills into his love for the big screen. 2 Jul 2014
Ultimate Media, the leading independent radio specialist agency, has announced that Simon Parkinson will officially join the team as a shareholding partner in the business. 19 Jun 2014
Media and marketing pioneer, Josephine Buys has been appointed country manager of South Africa's media industry's digital body, IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) as of 1 June 2014. 18 Jun 2014
ThinkTank has appointed a new managing director to its team - Louis v Wyngaard. 11 Jun 2014
Webfluential, the web platform that connects brands with consumers via credible social influencers, has appointed Steven Murray as its new CEO. 28 May 2014
Omnicom Media Group South Africa has appointed Gordon Patterson as Media Group Business Director, with effect 1 June 2014. 28 May 2014
Grey Johannesburg has hit the ground running with a series of promotions across the agency group:
Emma Forster has been promoted to account director
Bongi Sibanda has been promoted to production and finance assistant
Bontle Phiri has been promoted to account manager at Grey PR 20 May 2014
Huibri Schalkwyk has joined Grey PR as account director, heading up the consumer PR teams. 20 May 2014
McCann Johannesburg has recently appointed Friedrich Smit as junior copywriter. 6 May 2014
Having been a marketing entrepreneur for the past four years, Ntsibande will be rejoining the Public broadcaster from 1 April. 31 Mar 2014
The MediaShop's Jedd Cokayne has been confirmed as the newest chairman of the Advertising Media Forum (AMF). 6 Mar 2014
Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town has aggressively recruited a number of top account management professionals as business directors on major accounts:
Andrew Watson, who is running the Castle Lite account, says he is "returning home", having started his agency career at O&M CT before becoming the client service director at 140 BBDO.
Charity Ndisengei has taken over the Carling Black Label account from Gallarelli and used to head up strategy and account management for Ogilvy & Mather Africa and Saatchi & Saatchi's Regional (Africa) Strategic Planning Unit.
Jason Slinger, former MD of Lowe & Partners SA and other entrepreneurial ventures, is now leading the newly awarded WeChat account and the Mondelez portfolio.
Vicki Hey had a stellar career at Lowe & Partners SA and King James and is responsible for the long-standing Volkswagen business which used to be in the hands of Greg Tebbutt, now promoted to run WPP's Geometry Global activation business. 4 Feb 2014
Advertising agency, Blast Brand Catalysts is pleased to announce two new shareholding partners in the business, namely Taryn Waldron and Hayden Hochfelden. 30 Jan 2014
Since leaving The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town at the end of 2013, Claire Cobbledick has resurfaced as Gumtree's head of marketing for South Africa. 27 Jan 2014
Ross Sergeant has been promoted to the position of director of strategy for OMD South Africa with immediate effect.
CEO Josh Dovey said, "Ross has made an outstanding contribution to our strategic profile on a number of accounts, Standard Bank in particular, and I know he will lead the development and integration of our strategic output with his customary style and panache." 13 Jan 2014
Ben Evans, former head of digital at OgilvyOne Worldwide in London, one of the best performing digital offices in the Ogilvy & Mather network, has been appointed as MD of OgilvyOne South Africa. 9 Jan 2014
Advertising agency, Y&R Kensington, recently appointed Margit Booysen as studio manager, Imka Bester as proofreader, and Boitumelo Mokoena, Chriselda Tladi, Paul Soderlund, Daryl De Sousa and Thapelo Mmoloke as DTP operators. 7 Jan 2014
Advertising agency, Y&R Johannesburg, recently appointed Francois van Rheede as client service director, Vusi Khoza as copywriter, Anasvan Poolchand as DTP operator and Anita Mitchell as client service director: brand. 7 Jan 2014
Ogilvy & Mather has appointed André Laurentino as global executive creative director for Unilever. 18 Dec 2013
Justine Williams has been promoted to national sales manager at the Newspaper Advertising Bureau. 25 Oct 2013
Gagasi FM has appointed Terence Govender as account executive. 4 Oct 2013
MediaCom has recruited Carat's Jake Vander Linden as its new global account director for Volkswagen AG. 30 Sep 2013
Thys Kitshoff has been promoted to technical director of Rocketseed SA.
Hannes Esterhuizen has been promoted to customer services director of Rocketseed SA.
Cecilia Benson has been promoted to account director of Rocketseed SA. 13 Sep 2013