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Patricia Hidalgo joins Turner International

Patricia Hidalgo has joined Turner International as senior vice president and chief content and creative officer kids for Turner Broadcasting System EMEA. 2 Jul 2013

New appointment at Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group

Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group has announced the appointment of Julius Mukumbya Musoke, previously Principal Counsel at the Africa Development Bank in Tunis, as a partner in its Ugandan firm, AF Mpanga, from 1 December 2012. 3 Dec 2012

New appointment at DuPont

Anthony Chacha recently joined DuPont Sub-Saharan Africa, leaders of market-driven science, as Business Development Consultant for the Eastern Africa region. 11 Mar 2010

Virgin Atlantic appoints new country manager

Virgin Atlantic has appointed Nilanthi Manatunga as Country Manager for Virgin Atlantic's Kenya office. 14 Apr 2008

RE/MAX Southern Africa announces new marketing director

Keith Scafturis joins the group as its new marketing director, following 25 years with the FNB group – the last ten as the national relationship manager with FNB home loans, where he built and cemented relationships at executive level with FNB’s real estate intermediary business partners nationally. Scafturis’s new appointment as marketing director with the RE/MAX group will see him developing the RE/MAX brand by guiding, growing and leading an existing and highly successful team at the group’s head office in Cape Town, while at the same time supporting the more than 2200 associates and broker/owners in more than 170 independently owned offices across South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Mauritius and Mozambique. 7 Mar 2007

Jason Stewart goes to Seed

Jason Stewart has been promoted to brand manager of the Instant Seed Division within the international trendspotting and youth insight agency, Instant Grass. 27 Sep 2006

Sandton Convention Centre appoints Matifadza Nyazema as executive director

The appointment of Matifadza (Mati) Nyazema as Executive Director of the Sandton Convention Centre heralds an exciting new future for South Africa's premier meeting, exhibition and special events space. 27 Jul 2006

Rocketseed appoints advertising insider as new MD

Intelligent business email solutions provider Rocketseed has appointed Mark Williams, formerly of Tinderbox Interactive, Dimension Data, VWV and 8 Seconds, as its new managing director. 31 May 2006

Michael Ngugi appointed General Manager of Ad Outpost (Kenya)

Outdoor advertising company Ad Outpost Africa has appointed Mr Michael Ngugi as the General Manager of its Kenya operations. 9 Mar 2006

Back from doing outdoor for a year in Kenya, Vicki Williams has joined Johncom as Senior Manager Business Development.
28 Feb 2006

Media24 Africa appoints Rudi Hofmeister new Business Development Manager

A further strategic position has been confirmed at Media24 Africa as the company sets its sights on future growth and development in Africa. 12 Feb 2006

Greg Maloka turns super grass

Greg Maloka, founding member and ex-General Manager of YFM, has joined youth trends agency Instant Grass. 11 Jan 2006

New appointments at 8seconds

Brand and image company, 8seconds, have made a number of appointments off the back of solid growth in South Africa, and following the opening of new offices in Nigeria and Kenya. 17 Nov 2005

New MD for Gauteng business incubator Raizcorp

Privately-run business incubator, Raizcorp, has a new managing director at the helm. 20 Oct 2004

Jonathan Parkinson films in Mauritius

Fresh Eye Film director, Jonathan Parkinson has just completed a big budget, 60" commercial for the second largest conglomerate in Mauritius - Ireland Blythe Limited (IBL). 20 Oct 2004

Jason Xenopoulos appointed Executive Creative Director at Young & Rubicam

Filmmaker and entrepreneur Jason Xenopoulos, who was contracted into Young & Rubicam to develop the creative strategy for its successful MTN pitch, has subsequently been appointed Executive Creative Director for the agency. 18 May 2004

Nathalie Sweeney named NBL's Marketer of the Year

Nathalie Sweeney, recently promoted to Senior Brand Manager for Frisco Coffee, was presented with the National Brands Limited "Marketer of the Year" award at the annual NBL Sales Conference, held in Mauritius in August. 15 Sep 2003

Peter Rolland to head up DDB Interstation

DDB South Africa has further strengthened its consolidation of its Africa network through the appointment of Peter Rolland to head up DDB Interstation. DDB Interstation has been established to act as the lead agency and brand custodian of DDB's Africa clients, and co-ordinates activities in Kenya, Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe. 9 Jan 2003

Two top creative directors for Leo Africa

Two new creative directors have been appointed in the Leo Africa network, says Jonny Cohen, Director of Leo Africa." The appointment of these two senior candidates adds impetus to Leo Africa's vision to deliver world-class African solutions". 1 Nov 2002

TVAfrica appoints two new continuity announcers

In a move to create a more visual personality for the pan-African television network, TVAfrica has appointed two continuity announcers to its team. 30 Sep 2002

Wendy Moorcroft appointed Creative Director at JWT Cape Town


In a major coup for JWT Cape Town, the agency announced that it has gained the formidable creative talents of Wendy Moorcroft, the country’s top copywriter according to the latest AdFocus survey. 21 May 2002

Mac Maharaj takes up new post with Clear Channel Independent

Mac Maharaj, a leading member of the government from 1994 to 1999, has been appointed Deputy Chairman of Clear Channel Independent, the South African outdoor advertising company jointly controlled by the two international media companies, Clear Channel and Independent News & Media. 24 Apr 2002

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