AME Awards appoints Gayle Mandel

AME Awards has appointed Gayle Mandel as its executive director. With Mandel at the helm, AME launches this year with updates that include a consolidation and restructuring of current categories, new categories, and an enhanced entry process guideline. 18 Sep 2018

British multinational advertising company appoints new CEO

British multinational advertising and public relations company WPP has appointed Mark Read as its CEO and an executive director to its board. 3 Sep 2018

Spark Media makes new appointments

Spark Media has made several new appointments. Kgothatso Maditse joins the company as its new copywriter. 20 Aug 2018

Lesego Kotane is King James the Second's MD

The King James Group has appointed Lesego Kotane as the MD of King James the Second. 26 Jul 2018

Gareth Cohen joins Duke as creative director

Marketing agency Duke appointed Gareth Cohen as its new creative director. 25 Jul 2018

Scott Gelber becomes Merkley+Partners' first president

Marketing and advertising agency Merkley+Partners has named Scott Gelber as its first-ever president. 23 Jul 2018

Trevor Ndhlovu replaces Janine Allem as Black River FC MD

Trevor Ndhlovu will take over from Janine Allem as Black River FC's new MD. 4 Jul 2018

Gumtree South Africa promotes Claire Cobbledick

Gumtree South Africa has promoted Claire Cobbledick from head of marketing for South Africa to general manager. Cobbledick was previously managing director of The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town and a marketing manager for Red Bull South Africa. 22 Jun 2018

Spark Media appoints new strategic marketing executive

Spark Media has appointed Kelebogile Phatlhane as its strategic marketing executive. 19 Jun 2018

Duke appoints Pieter Janse Van Rensburg

Duke has appointed Pieter Janse Van Rensburg as its design director. 31 May 2018

Meet the 2018 LIA New and Social Influencers jury

The London International Awards (LIA) 2018 has announced the jury for The New and Social Influencers. 30 May 2018

M&C Saatchi Group SA names Neo Mashigo as CCO

M&C Saatchi Group SA has appointed Neo Mashigo as its chief creative officer. 29 May 2018

Andile Khumalo joins House of Brave as non-executive chairperson

Andile Khumalo has been appointed as House of Brave's new non-executive chairperson. 21 May 2018

Wunderman SA appoints Astrid Ascar

Wunderman SA has named Astrid Ascar as its chief strategic officer. 16 May 2018

Adrian Miller to oversee Riverbed's creative strategy, direction

Riverbed has appointed Adrian Miller as its new executive creative director. 15 May 2018

Spark Media makes three new appointments

Spark Media has appointed Emily Kangwa as its new marketing and events assistant, George Clarkson as its marketing services intern, and Mauro Black as its new business development executive. 13 Apr 2018

Dalmatian Advertising appoints Jake Bester

Dalmatian Advertising has selected Jake Bester as its partner and executive creative director. Bester is responsible for building, inspiring and motivating Dalmatian Advertising's creative team in his new role. Bester has 18 years of creative experience and is well-known for his work on blue-chip brands. 15 Feb 2018

Spark Media makes new appointments

Spark Media has appointed Cheslyn Albertus as a programmatic and audience channel manager, Rhode du Plessis as a creative strategist, Lara Petersen as a copywriter, and Asive Ngcobozi as graphic designer. The company has also appointed Bradley Westphal as a junior channel manager, Connor Rogers as a digital account manager, and Justin Harris as a key account manager. 8 Feb 2018

Collective ID names new managing director

Collective ID has chosen Brenda Khumalo as its new managing director. 2 Feb 2018

JCDecaux Africa makes three new appointments

JCDecaux Africa has named Uyanda Manana as its head of sales - regional and direct, Janice De Jong as its client services manager, and Diana Mtombeni as its sales executive for Africa. 1 Feb 2018

Havas selects new executive creative directors

Havas has appointed Tumi Sethebe and Fiona O'Connor as its joint executive creative directors. Sethebe and O'Connor will be replacing Eoin Welsh and will be responsible for leading creativity out of the Havas Southern Africa stable. O'Connor started her career as an art director at Ogilvy & Mather and Sethebe started his career as an art director in 2001. 13 Dec 2017

Forever New signs SA model

South African model Nokuthula ‘Thuli' Masilela has been named as the face of Forever New's summer 2017 campaign. 11 Oct 2017

The AMF names new chairperson

The Advertising Media Forum (AMF) has selected Koo Govender as its chairperson for 2017/18. Koo has more than 20 years of experience in the broadcast and media industry. She was recently a judge for Cannes Lions 2017, Loeries 2017 as well as AdFocus 2017 in the media and innovation category. 26 Sep 2017

Lauren Crooks named copywriter at Condriac Digital Communications

Lauren Crooks will be joining Condriac Digital Communications as its newest copywriter. 11 Jul 2017

Sheharazaad Allie appointed HoneyKome's new director of operations

Sheharazaad Allie was announced as HoneyKome's new director of operations. 10 Jul 2017

Stuart Walsh to strat his stuff at Grey Africa

Grey Africa has named Stuart Walsh as its new chief strategic officer. 21 Jun 2017

Egta starts afresh with new board

Egta welcomed its news president, TF1 Distribution president Fabrice Mollier at the 2017 CEO and Top Executives Summit at the Waterfront Congress Centre in Stockholm, Sweden. 21 Jun 2017

Alex Reeves joins LBB's content team

Little Black Book has appointed Alex Reeves as its new co-editor. 19 Jun 2017

Jeanette Grove to lead Grey Africa's content and social as creative director

Jeanette Grove has been appointed as Grey Africa's new creative director of content and social. 8 May 2017

M&C Saatchi Group SA appoints Neo Mashigo as creative partner

M&C Saatchi Group South Africa has appointed Neo Mashigo as its new creative partner. 5 May 2017

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