Adweek reports that WarnerMedia has appointed the original content team for its upcoming streaming service, HBO Max. 2 days ago
Ceative agency BE has appointed Uyanda Manana as its new managing director to lead and drive its business growth in South Africa and the rest of Africa.
Manana has operated in senior leadership roles in London, UAE and South Africa on both client and agency side working through-the-line. 17 Jul 2019
Zenith has appointed Sibongile Sibanda as its managing partner of South Africa. 15 Jul 2019
Harambee Communications has promoted Candy Kakaza to the role of head of operations and Yasmeen Phiri to the role of a junior production executive. 11 Jul 2019
The MediaShop has made the following the new appointments:
- Isla Prentis has been appointed intelligence lead
- Victor Khoaho has been appointed integrated marketing communications lead
- Jarred Mailer-Lyons has been appointed digital lead
- Andile Qokweni has been appointed business unit manager
- Sharon Segalo has been appointed business unit manager 5 Jul 2019
Sikonathi Mantshantsha has joined Scorpio, the investigative unit of Daily Maverick. 3 Jul 2019
MediaCom has promoted two of its senior staff members. 28 Jun 2019
Associated Media Publishing has hired Charl Edwards to be the editor of House and Leisure.
Edwards will be instrumental in bedding down the newly refreshed brand identity of the magazine, which was recently launched with the concept of focusing a lens on leisure.
His most recent role was homeware editor of superbalist.com. 25 Jun 2019
Avatar recently appointed Dr Ewoudt Cloete as its new chief digital officer. 24 Jun 2019
Mmabatho Palms Hotel, Casino and Convention Resort has hired Jeff Dithipe to be its tables manager. 20 Jun 2019
Ben Greenish will head dmg events' construction division as its new senior vice president. 19 Jun 2019
Entertainment Weekly has appointed JD Heyman as its new editor-in-chief. 7 Jun 2019
The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) has appointed Fernando de Yarza as its president. 6 Jun 2019
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 will re-join M&C Saatchi Abel as the managing partner of its leadership team in Johannesburg. 30 May 2019
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
Spark Media has made three changes to its staff. Shaundre Plaatjies has been appointed as marketing and events assistant. 28 May 2019
The Broadcast Research Council (BRC) has hired Gary Whitaker as its new CEO, effective 1 June 2019. 27 May 2019
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
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 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
Commercial property services company Broll Property Group appointed Andile Rapiya as its new divisional director group marketing: brand and communications. 21 May 2019
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 has made three changes to the personnel on its travel, tourism and sports portfolio. 20 May 2019
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 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 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
For the first time in the company's history, Omnicom Media Group will have a female global CEO. 9 May 2019
Judy McGregor is Duo Marketing + Communications' new senior account manager. 6 May 2019
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