#BehindtheBrandManager: Justine Cullinan of Nando's on building an empathetic muscle
#BehindtheBrandManager: Justine Cullinan of Nando's on building an empathetic muscle

In this #BehindtheBrandManager feature, we find out more from Justine Cullinan, GM of marketing and brand strategy and communication at the iconic and well-loved South African fast-food chain Nando's.

By Ruth Cooper 14 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Charmagne Mavudzi of Volvo Car South Africa
#BehindtheBrandManager: Charmagne Mavudzi of Volvo Car South Africa

Charmagne Mavudzi is a force to be reckoned with. As a student, she launched an industry-first mobile beauty app platform that was honoured on Dragon's Den. As a professional, she held managerial roles at Handel and Accenture. Currently, she heads up the Volvo Car South Africa (VCSA) brand, an admirable feat. Mavudzi's official title is head of consumer experience, which is essentially a hybrid marketing role.

By Imran Salie 13 Apr 2021

How to get your Facebook advertising account ready for sweeping changes in iOS14.5
How to get your Facebook advertising account ready for sweeping changes in iOS14.5

For most brands and marketers, keeping ahead of an ever-evolving digital privacy landscape is a major challenge. Not only are governments and regulators constantly amending data protection laws, but digital platform companies also often change their rules to offer consumers better control over their data or, in a more cynical view, to tighten their control over the consumer data they hold within their walled gardens.

By Mario de Lima 13 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Thando Mafongosi, Grey Group Advertising's new strategy director
#Newsmaker: Thando Mafongosi, Grey Group Advertising's new strategy director

Grey Group Advertising Africa has announced the promotion of Thando Mafongosi to strategy director. Mafongosi holds a Bachelor's degree focused in brand management from Vega School and an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science. She has worked in the advertising industry for a number of years, her skills include brand management, digital marketing strategy, advertising, strategic planning, traditional marketing strategy.

By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Apr 2021

13th annual Bookmark Awards - announcement of the 2021 jury chairs and jury panels
13th annual Bookmark Awards - announcement of the 2021 jury chairs and jury panels

In the run up to the 13th annual Bookmarks Awards, the IAB SA has announced the 2021 jury panels and their respective chairs. Comprising eight experts in their respective fields, the jury chairs together with their fellow panel judges will evaluate and award the latest and greatest in South African digital.

Issued by IAB South Africa 13 Apr 2021

365 Digital signs exclusive partnership agreement with TikTok in South Africa
365 Digital signs exclusive partnership agreement with TikTok in South Africa

365 Digital is thrilled to announce its appointment as exclusive partner to TikTok in South Africa. The exclusive partnership specifies 365 Digital as TikTok's exclusive media representatives, who will be responsible for all advertising sales and account management in South Africa.

Issued by 365 Digital 12 Apr 2021

Dr Sindi van Zyl
RIP Dr Sindi van Zyl

Tributes are pouring in for Dr Sindi van Zyl. The much-loved healthcare activist, DJ and social media influencer lost her battle to Covid-19 on 10 April.

12 Apr 2021

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