Entertainment Weekly has a new editor-in-chief

Entertainment Weekly has appointed JD Heyman as its new editor-in-chief. 7 Jun 2019

Wan-Ifra elects Fernando de Yarza as new president

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) has appointed Fernando de Yarza as its president. 6 Jun 2019

Hive Digital Media makes new appoitments

Hive Digital Media has appointed Parmeshan Moodliar as its chief Revenue officer, Kristin Louw as its chief operations officer, and Ashleigh Footit as its group programmatic and data manager. In his role as the chief revenue officer, Moodliar oversees the sales, PR, brand management, trade marketing and finance units, as well as work with Footit on the programmatic and data divisions. Louw manages the channel, marketing services, traffic, adops, story studio (content production) and HR functions of the business. 3 Jun 2019

Faheem Chaudhry re-joins M&C Saatchi Abel

Faheem Chaudhry will re-join M&C Saatchi Abel as the managing partner of its leadership team in Johannesburg. 30 May 2019

Mapula Nkosi to take the reins at Daily Sun, Sunday Sun

Sunday World editor Mapula Nkosi will take up the role of Daily Sun and Sunday Sun editor-in-chief from 1 June 2019. 29 May 2019

New appointments at Spark Media

Spark Media has made three changes to its staff. Shaundre Plaatjies has been appointed as marketing and events assistant. 28 May 2019

Broadcast Research Council appoints a new CEO

The Broadcast Research Council (BRC) has hired Gary Whitaker as its new CEO, effective 1 June 2019. 27 May 2019

NFL has a new head of media

The National Football League (NFL), which is a professional American football league, has appointed Dave Bolger as its new head of media. 27 May 2019

AFP appoints Sylvain Estibal as director of MENA region

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has named Sylvain Estibal as its regional director of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. 24 May 2019

Thabang Ramogase joins Liberty as CMO

Thabang Ramogase is Liberty's new executive of brand, marketing and communication. Ramogase has over 20 years' experience in marketing and general management spanning a number of sectors, including FMCG, telecoms, agro-processing and media. 21 May 2019

Andile Rapiya to lead Broll Property Group's brand and communications

Commercial property services company Broll Property Group appointed Andile Rapiya as its new divisional director group marketing: brand and communications. 21 May 2019

Flume to lead in update of Yamaha SA website

Yamaha Distributors South Africa has appointed digital communications and PR agency Flume as the creative and digital lead for its website refresh. Flume founder and MD, Jacques Du Bruyn, says that Flume's main goal as the creative and digital lead is to craft an exemplary user experience that makes navigating products easy and intuitive Yamaha's site visitors. 20 May 2019

Reed Exhibitions South Africa makes staff changes

Reed Exhibitions South Africa has made three changes to the personnel on its travel, tourism and sports portfolio. 20 May 2019

Saab Grintek Defence names new marketing manager

Saab Grintek Defence has appointed Graham Walker as its marketing executive for naval and maritime systems in the Saab Sub-Saharan Africa country unit. Walker will manage all naval and maritime client portfolios, overseeing stakeholder needs and maintaining relationships with Saab's naval and maritime clients in the region. 16 May 2019

Leo Burnett hires Liz Taylor to take global creative leadership control

Leo Burnett has appointed Liz Taylor, who is formerly from FCB Chicago, in the role of global creative leadership. The appointment comes after chairman Mark Tutssel's retirement. 16 May 2019

Bureau Veritas Southern Africa appoints a new head of marketing

Bureau Veritas Southern Africa has named Cedric Serre as its new head of marketing for Southern Africa. Serre joined the company in 2003 and has enjoyed several key roles in various African countries. 15 May 2019

Omnicom Media Group appoints first global CEO

For the first time in the company's history, Omnicom Media Group will have a female global CEO. 9 May 2019

Judy McGregor joins Duo Marketing + Communications

Judy McGregor is Duo Marketing + Communications' new senior account manager. 6 May 2019

Raphala Colson Mothoagae joins Hoorah Digital, The Odd Number

Online marketing expert Raphala Colson Mothoagae is set to join digital consultancy Hoorah Digital and through the line agency The Odd Number's consulting teams. 3 May 2019

Joanne Joynson-Hewlett is Pocketmath's new CEO

Programmatic advertising and audience network solutions provider Pocketmath has promoted Joanne Joynson-Hewlett from chief financial officer to chief executive officer. 2 May 2019

CNN International Commercial has a new COO

Phil Nelson will lead CNN's operational and international growth initiatives outside of advertising sales as CNN International Commercial's (CNNIC) chief operating officer. 30 Apr 2019

Pernod Ricard South Africa appoints John Beale

John Beale is Pernod Ricard South Africa's new head of communications. 24 Apr 2019

Dr Iqbal Survé joins BRNN's first council

The Belt and Road News Network (BRNN) has added Independent Media executive chairperson Dr Iqbal Survé to its first council. 24 Apr 2019

Kraft Heinz names AB InBev's Miguel Patricio CEO

American food company Kraft Heinz has appointed Anheuser-Busch InBev's global head of marketing, Miguel Patricio, as its new chief executive officer. 23 Apr 2019

Reed Cundiff named WPP Kantar's new North American CEO

AdWeek reports that Reed Cundiff will be WPP Kantar's new CEO of the North American region from 1 May 2019. 11 Apr 2019

Gavin Prins to help drive LJ Corporate's business growth

LJ Corporate has appointed entrepreneur and PR expert Gavin Prins as its executive director. 10 Apr 2019

Vastly experienced Matthew Moodley joins NV Holdings

NV Holdings, the parent company of international content creation house NV Studios, has appointed legal expert Matthew Moodley as its chairperson. 10 Apr 2019

Avatar appoints Sanche van Rensburg as ECD

Art director and designer Sanche van Rensburg is Avatar's new executive creative director. 8 Apr 2019

Print industry leader Steve Thobela joins Novus Holdings

To assist in streamlining its printing division and maximising efficiencies to futureproof its business, Novus Holdings has appointed commercial printing and manufacturing industry leader, Steve Thobela, to the position of an executive. Thobela leads the group's flagship printing facility in Cape Town, with Paarl Coldset in both Cape Town and Port Elizabeth reporting directly to him. 4 Apr 2019

In Touch Media recruits Ellah Ndlovu

In Touch Media has appointed Ellah Ndlovu to help ensure the delivery of professional service to its clients. 2 Apr 2019

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