Illovo Sugar South Africa has appointed Mpho Makwana as its new board chairman; effective 1 December 2017. 30 Nov 2017
Andre Engelbrecht will replace Zakkie Bester as the CEO of Riebeek Cellars, while Alecia Boshoff has been named as its new head of production. 10 Nov 2017
Distell has appointed Niël Groenewald as its new head winemaker. 1 Nov 2017
Grande Provence has selected Hagen Viljoen as its new winemaker.
Viljoen is to take over the winemaking responsibilities at Grande Provence from Matthew van Heerden.
Viljoen is a graduate in viticulture and oenology at the University of Stellenbosch. 27 Oct 2017
INMED Partnerships for Children has appointed Khumbudzo Manyaga as the deputy chairperson of the Aquaponics Association of South Africa. 25 Oct 2017
Johan Geel has been appointed as GWK's new group financial director. 20 Oct 2017
Hollard's short-term insurance division, Hollard Broker Markets, has appointed Andries Wiese as the new head of its agri-team.
Wiese is responsible for all aspects of Hollard Broker Markets' agricultural insurance products in his new role. 28 Sep 2017
Bouchard Finlayson has named Chris Albrecht as its winemaker. 21 Sep 2017
Agbiz has appointed Sifiso Ntombela as its new head of trade and investment intelligence. 11 Sep 2017
Past deputy president of Agri SA, Theo de Jager, has been elected as president of the World Farmer's Organisation, in Helsinki, Finland. 14 Jun 2017
At its annual general meeting on 26 May 2017, the Southern African Confederation of Agriculture Unions announced its appointment of Alfred Kapichira Banda from the Farmers Union of Malawi as one of its new board members. 31 May 2017
Zama Xalisa has been appointed as acting CEO for the National Agricultural Marketing Council, after Ronald Ramabulana's tenure as CEO drew to a close on 28 April 2017.
Xalisa joined the NAMC in 2009 as an agricultural trust senior manager where he represented the minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries in 11 agricultural industry trusts, which included the Maize Trust, Mohair Trust, Citrus Trust, and played a crucial role in the establishment of the Grain Farmers Development Trust, which advocates for the development of grain black farmers. 5 May 2017
The Academy for Environmental Leading SA has appointed Koos Theron as the campus principal for its Uizip in Uppington. 30 Mar 2017
GWK Trading MD, Llewellyn Brooks has been appointed as GWK Group MD. 20 Mar 2017
Agricultural business chamber, Agbiz, has appointed Theo Boshoff as its new manager: legal intelligence. 2 Mar 2017
The World Farmers' Organisation's Audit Board has appointed Agri SA's executive director, Omri van Zyl, as its president at a meeting the organisation held on 23 January 2017, in Rome.
WFO is an organisation of agricultural producers that aims to strengthen farmers' positions within value chains, with a focus on smallholder farmers. 26 Jan 2017
The current chief operating offer at Stellenbosh University, Professor Leopoldt van Huyssteen, has been appointed as the new head of academics for the Academy for Environmental Leadership SA (AEL). 23 Jan 2017
Following a special board in Paarl, the Vinpro board has elected Anton Smuts of the Lucerne farm in Robertson as its new chairperson, while Phillip Retief, chief executive officer of Van Loveren Family Vineyards, has been named the vice chairperson. 17 Nov 2016
Soil scientist, Johan de Jager has been appointed to wine industry organisation, VinPro's consultation team. 9 Sep 2016
Miss Earth South Africa has been announced as the new brand ambassador for Enaleni Vineyards. 22 Jun 2016
The South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced the appointment of Xolani Nicholus Funda, as chief ranger; managing the whole anti-poaching operation in the Kruger National Park (KNP) effectively from 1 November 2015. 4 Nov 2015
The national umbrella industry service body for the deciduous fruit and related horticultural
industries, HORTGRO (Pty) Ltd, announced the appointment of two new non-executive directors,
with effect from 1 October 2015. 1 Oct 2015
Free State Agriculture (FSA) welcomes the new MEC for agriculture, Oupa Khoabane, to the industry. 17 Sep 2015
Phil Bowes joined VinPro on 1 September as manager: transformation and development. 7 Sep 2015
Funzani Sundani joined VinPro on 1 August 2015 as an agricultural economist. 4 Aug 2015
Bayer South Africa has announced the appointment of Dr. 23 Jul 2015
Long serving Kenya Dairy Board managing director Machira Gichohi has retired. 6 Jul 2015
Fruit South Africa (FSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Retha Louw as the new Sustainability Initiative of South Africa (SIZA) programme manager. 3 Jul 2015
The Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU) has made key appointments to its board of directors following a successful nomination and election process. 11 Jun 2015
Kwazulu-Natal's principal composting company, Farmyard Organics, has recently appointed well known horticulturist Charlie Fripp as general manager. 10 Jun 2015