Swadheen Sharma moves from Malaysia to Africa as Mondeléz MD

Swadheen Sharma will fill the role of Mondeléz International MD in southern, central, and eastern Africa from 1 June 2018. 25 May 2018

Annelize van Rensburg to lead Signium's global consumer goods, services practice

Annelize van Rensburg has been appointed as Signium Africa's new leader of global consumer goods and services practice. 24 May 2018

Johnson & Johnson names new site leader for East London

Johnson & Johnson has appointed Cindy Carter as the site leader for its manufacturing plant in East London. 21 May 2018

Phumza Tiya wins Wonderbra's brand icon contest

Part-time model and digital marketing freelancer Phumza Tiya has been named Wonderbra's new South African 2018 brand icon. 17 May 2018

Truman & Orange appoints Riaan Mac Gillicuddy

Independently-owned premium drinks company Truman & Orange has appointed Riaan Mac Gillicuddy as commercial director and a member of the board. Having begun his career at Unilever, Mac Gillicuddy joined South African Breweries (SAB) in 1999 and held various senior sales roles at the company, culminating in director for off-premise key accounts (by which time SAB had become AB-Inbev). 11 May 2018

Novus Holdings appoints new group exec, MD

Novus Holdings has appointed ITB Plastics MD Tim Stewart as the new group executive of its packaging division; Trevor Davies will fill in the role of ITB Plastics MD. 2 May 2018

Diageo selects new marketing, innovations director

Diageo South Africa has named Zumi Njongwe as its new marketing and innovations director. 26 Apr 2018

Tag Heuer appoints Kagiso Rabada as brand ambassador

South African cricketer Kagiso Rabada has been appointed as Tag Heuer's latest brand ambassador in South Africa. 24 Apr 2018

Imbalie Beauty selects new chief executive officer

Brent Kairuz has been appointed as the chief executive officer of the Imbalie Beauty Group. 26 Feb 2018

Mondelez appoints Natasha Grimett

Mondelez South Africa has named Natasha Grimett as its director of category planning and activations for Southern, Central and East Africa. Grimett has previously guided cross-functional teams with local and international FMCG companies and has vast experience in developing and executing category strategies. 2 Feb 2018

Pick n Pay appoints Pedro Da Silva

Pick n Pay has appointed Pedro Da Silva as retail managing director. 22 Jan 2018

Vivan Pinto named MD for J&J SA, SSA

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has appointed Vivan Pinto as the new area MD for J&J Consumer in South Africa and sub-Sahara Africa. 15 Jan 2018

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

Richemont appoints new CTO, head of HR

Richemont has appointed Jean-Jacques van Oosten as its new CTO, while Sophie Guieysse will replace Thomas Lindermann as the company's head of human resources. 21 Sep 2017

WHL Australasia makes two new appointments

WHL Australasia has appointed COO David Thomas as the new David Jones CEO, while Karen Lonergan has been named as WHL Australasia's new chief people officer. 20 Sep 2017

Dunkin' Donuts hires Tony Weisman

Adweek reports that Dunkin' Donuts has appointed former CEO of DigitasLBi North America Tony Weisman as its new chief marketing officer. 6 Sep 2017

Mondelez South Africa appoints Taelo Mojapelo

Mondelez South Africa has appointed Taelo Mojapelo as its new director. In her new position, Mojapelo will be responsible for maintaining a level of customer service and handling the logistics of the company. 28 Aug 2017

Lego appoints new CEO after just eight months

Danish toy maker Lego, known for its iconic coloured plastic bricks, said on Thursday it had appointed a new chief executive, replacing Briton Bali Padda who held the job for just eight months. 14 Aug 2017

New Thavani Mall appoints CEO

The soon-to-open Thavhani Mall has appointed Ntshavhiseni Nesengani as its CEO. Nesengani is believed to be well positioned to make a positive contribution to the mall and its ethos with his qualifications, business acumen and local roots. The mall is to open on 24 August 2017. 7 Aug 2017

Faircity appoints new general manager

Faircity Quatermain and Faircity Falstaff has appointed Shaun Wheeler as its new general manager. 19 Jul 2017

Coca-Cola Africa appoints Roger Gauntlett as GM for SA operations

Roger Gauntlett has been appointed as Coca-Cola Africa's GM for its operations in South Africa. 28 Jun 2017

Dumisani Simelane is Mondelez's new modern trade channel manager

Dumisani Simelane has been appointed as Mondelez International's new modern trade channel manager. 22 Jun 2017

SACSC names Malcolm Horne as new president

The South African Council of Shopping Centres has elected Broll Property Group CEO, Malcolm Horne as its new president, during the recent Annual General Meeting. 21 Jun 2017

Rami Sassen to take over from Rob Katzen as new Teljoy CEO

Rami Sassen is to replace Rob Katzen as the new Teljoy CEO; Katzen will remain at the company as a director and shareholder. 21 Jun 2017

Nick Kontos joins Slo-Jo as executive manager, group marketing

Slo-Jo, the producer of tailor-made taste sensations, has appointed consumer marketing veteran Nick Kontas as its new executive manager: group marketing. 14 Jun 2017

Mpumi Mazibuko and Nakampe Molewa are now Coca-Cola execs

Coca-Cola has promoted two staff members to executive roles for the Southern and East Africa markets. 12 Jun 2017

Manny Nichas tasked with global expansion of Fournews

Manny Nichas will be overlooking Fournews' brand growth and new business as the new executive manager. 19 May 2017

Tony de Fonseca named FASA chairman

The Franchise Association of South Africa has appointed OBC Group MD, Tony Da Fonseca, as its new chairman. 23 Mar 2017

Shoprite names Jawad Maphoto its hair ambassador

Shoprite has named salon owner and celebrity hairstylist, Jawad Maphoto as its very first hair ambassador. 7 Feb 2017

Poison City Brewing names Twiggy Baker as brand ambassador

Durban-based craft beer brewery, Poison City Brewing has named two-time Mavericks winner and Big Wave World Tour champion, Twiggy Baker as its new brand ambassador. 1 Feb 2017

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