The MediaShop Johannesburg's office recruits experienced Claire Herman

The Johannesburg office of The MediaShop has appointed Claire Herman as its media operations lead. Part of Herman's duties as the media operations lead is to work closely with managing director Kgaugelo Maphai to drive efficiencies and standardisation within The MediaShop's processes and systems, including automation, quality assurance and talent development. 13 Aug 2019

The MediaShop appoints two new people

The MediaShop has appointed Maggie Pronto and Louise Hefer as business unit managers. 13 Aug 2019

BE hires Uyanda Manana as new MD

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

The MediaShop makes several new appointments

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Avatar appoints Sanche van Rensburg as ECD

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

Acclaimed creative director joins Plan.Net

Ogilvy's former chief creative officer of Germany, Michael Kutschinski, has joined Plan.Net in Hamburg as managing director of creation. 15 Mar 2019

Microsoft UK CEO joins WPP board

WPP has appointed Microsoft's UK CEO, Cindy Rose, to its board as a non-executive director, effective 1 April 2019. 12 Mar 2019

Jean-Eric Vergne named Tag Heuer brand ambassador

French Formula E driver Jean-Eric Vergne is now a Tag Heuer brand ambassador. 8 Mar 2019

Top Walmart executive takes up major role at WPP

WPP has recruited Walmart's executive vice president and chief people officer, Jacqui Canney, as its global chief people officer, effective 1 June 2019. 28 Feb 2019

Lauren Cole to lead The One Club's inclusion, diversity department

The One Club for Creativity has promoted Lauren Cole to senior diversity programme manager. 22 Jan 2019

Francois Coetzee, Motshewa Khaiyane join Grey Advertising

Francois Coetzee and Motshewa Khaiyane have joined Grey Advertising as a human resources manager and copywriter, respectively. 16 Jan 2019

Marilyn Houston joins Grey Africa team

Grey Africa has named Marilyn Houston as the creative services manager of Grey Johannesburg. 29 Nov 2018

Candy Dempers is RadioHeads' new MD

RadioHeads recently appointed Candy Dempers as its new managing director. 8 Nov 2018

Sarah Holtshousen joins Spark Media

Spark Media has appointed Sarah Holtshousen as its new digital key accounts manager. 5 Nov 2018

Sean Lyons to succeed R/GA founder, CEO

Following the departure of R/GA's CEO and founder Bob Greenberg, Sean Lyons has been appointed by the company to fill the veteran's shoes. 31 Oct 2018

Serviceplan Group makes new appointments

The Serviceplan Group has appointed Sophie Vanderwinkel as managing director of Mediaplus in Belgium and Natalie Shardan the new managing director of Serviceplan Middle East. 31 Oct 2018

Fiona McKinnon, Krane Jeffery join Turner's T1 division

Turner International has brought Fiona McKinnon and Krane Jeffery on board to help its digital advertising division, T1, launch a suite of global products. 16 Oct 2018

AME Awards appoints Gayle Mandel

AME Awards has appointed Gayle Mandel as its executive director. With Mandel at the helm, AME launches this year with updates that include a consolidation and restructuring of current categories, new categories, and an enhanced entry process guideline. 18 Sep 2018

British multinational advertising company appoints new CEO

British multinational advertising and public relations company WPP has appointed Mark Read as its CEO and an executive director to its board. 3 Sep 2018

Spark Media makes new appointments

Spark Media has made several new appointments. Kgothatso Maditse joins the company as its new copywriter. 20 Aug 2018

Lesego Kotane is King James the Second's MD

The King James Group has appointed Lesego Kotane as the MD of King James the Second. 26 Jul 2018

Gareth Cohen joins Duke as creative director

Marketing agency Duke appointed Gareth Cohen as its new creative director. 25 Jul 2018

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