Alessandra Galloni named Reuters' next editor-in-chief

Alessandra Galloni has been appointed as the next editor-in-chief for Reuters to lead the news agency's newsroom into a new era, and oversee its commitment to delivering reliable journalism globally. 15 Apr 2021

Finance Media appoints new MD

Finance Media has appointed veteran journalist Vernon Wessels as its new managing director, effective immediately. 12 Apr 2021

Sarah Stewart elected as AFP's marketing director for Asia-Pacific region

Sarah Stewart has been elected as AFP's new sales and marketing director for the Asia-Pacific region by the news agency's sales and marketing department. 18 Mar 2021

APO Group appoints regional VP for the Middle East

Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, APO Group, has appointed sales and marketing veteran, Shaker Akbar, as its new regional vice president for the Middle East. 11 Mar 2021

Primedia appoints Melissa McNally to BRC board

Primedia Broadcasting has appointed its consulting specialist for research, Melissa McNally, to the board of the Broadcast Research Council of South Africa (BRC). 1 Mar 2021

John Bailey is eNCA's new managing editor

News channel eNCA has appointed John Bailey as its new managing editor. 18 Feb 2021

UMG announces strategic expansion in Africa by appointing African leadership team

Universal Music Group (UMG) strengthens its position as a leading music company in Africa by appointing leaders within sub-Saharan Africa. 4 Jan 2021

Top journalist Isha Sesay appointed UNFPA goodwill ambassador

Award-winning Sierra Leonean journalist, activist and writer, Isha Sesay has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador for UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, where she will help raise awareness about the global scourge of violence against women and harmful practices, such as female genital mutilation. 21 Dec 2020

Sizwe Dlamini to head Independent Media's special investigations unit

Independent Media has appointed senior journalist Sizwe Dlamini to head its special investigations unit editor, effective immediately. 20 Nov 2020

ABC appoints new president, vice president

Non-profit organisation Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) of SA has named Chris Botha as its new president and Andre van Tonder as its new vice president. 21 Oct 2020

Independent Media makes several new editorial appointments

Independent Media has appointed Sandile Mdadane as editor of Sunday Tribune, Philani Mazibuko as editor of The Mercury, Ayanda Mdluli as editor of Daily News, Zoubair Ayoob as editor of Independent, and Mazwi Xaba as managing editor of the region. All appointments are effective on 1 November. 19 Oct 2020

APO Group names Fathima Ebrahim as VP media relations

The APO Group has appointed Fathima Ebrahim as vice president of media relations. 14 Sep 2020

Sifiso Mahlangu is the new editor of The Star

Independent Media has announced that Sifiso Mahlangu has been appointed as the new editor of The Star. 1 Sep 2020

Highbury Media makes senior appointments

Highbury Media has appointed Peter Frost as head of travel, Ray Leathern as editor of CARmag and Anton Crone as head of the editorship of Getaway. 27 Aug 2020

Yewande Adewusi is BBC Global News' new regional director for Africa.

BBC Global News has appointed Yewande Adewusi as its new regional director for Africa. 20 Jul 2020

Arena Holdings has a new CEO

Arena Holdings has made key management changes with the appointment its current managing director, Andrew Gill, as its new chief executive officer for the group, effective 1 July 2020. 24 Jun 2020

Nicol Pappas is BabyYumYum's new MD

BabyYumYum has named Nicol Pappas its new managing director (MD). 23 Jun 2020

CNN names Rani Raad as president of CNN Commercial

CNN Worldwide has appointed Rani Raad as president of CNN Commercial. 7 May 2020

Rapid Blue announces appointment of Ziyanda Mngomezulu

Rapid Blue has appointed Ziyanda Mngomezulu as business director and executive producer. 4 May 2020

Dentsu Aegis Network appoints Wendy Clark as global CEO

Adweek reports that Wendy Clark, former president and chief executive of DDB Worldwide, has been appointed as the global CEO of the London-based Dentsu Aegis Network. As the global CEO, Clark will be leading a collection of agencies owned by Japanese holding company Dentsu, whose Dentsu Aegis Network includes agencies Carat, Dentsu, Dentsu X, iProspect, Isobar, mcgarrybowen, Merkle, MKTG, Posterscope and Vizeum. She will be heading a workforce of more than 42,000 at Dentsu's agencies around the globe. 7 Apr 2020

Dentsu Aegis makes three executive-level appointments

Adweek reports that Dentsu Aegis Network has promoted Nathan Carver to chief technology officer, Akash Jairath to chief data officer and Christina Mohebbi to chief programmatic officer. 6 Mar 2020

The Media Connection appoints Trinity Mohlamme

The Media Connection has appointed Trinity Mohlamme as an executive director. Mohlamme was headhunted into The Media Connection as a business development manager in 2013 and in the years that followed he enjoyed successful roles in innovation, sales, client service and stakeholder relations. 23 Feb 2020

CNNIC promotes Cathy Ibal to senior VP of EMEA

CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) has promoted Cathy Ibal to senior vice president of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. 10 Feb 2020

ViacomCBS restructures its leadership team

ViacomCBS International Media Networks has done a management restructure of its international networks division, which is intended to leverage its expanded operations post-merger. 15 Jan 2020

Several new major editorial appointments at Independent Media

Independent Media has made four key new editorial appointments. 29 Nov 2019

Andile Khumalo named Ince board chairperson

Andile Khumalo will serve as the chairperson of the Ince board. 28 Nov 2019

UM headhunts Kevin Ndinguri for managing director role

UM has strengthened its local leadership team by recruiting Kevin Ndinguri to be its managing director. 20 Nov 2019

Urban Brew Studios appoints Calvin Sefala

Urban Brew Studios has appointed Calvin Sefala as its CEO. 18 Oct 2019

TMI Media appoints Lerato Molele as director and shareholder

TMI Media has announced the appointment of Lerato Molele as a director and shareholder of the company. 12 Aug 2019

MediaCom makes two promotions

MediaCom has promoted two of its senior staff members. 28 Jun 2019

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