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

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

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

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

Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng slots in as Icasa's acting chairperson

Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng will act as Icasa's (Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) chairperson until a permanent appointment is made. 25 Mar 2019

AFP has a new global editor-in-chief

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has promoted Sophie Huet from deputy news director to global editor-in-chief. 23 Jan 2019

Trinity Broadcasting Network appoints Loyiso Bala

Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) has appointed Loyiso Bala as the channel director of TBN in Africa. 15 Jan 2019

AFP appoints Phil Chetwynd as global news director

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has named British journalist Phil Chetwynd as its global news director in replacement of Michèle Léridon. The appointment is the first time a foreign national has been named for the agency's top editorial position. Chetwynd, who joined the agency in 1996, is currently AFP's editor-in-chief. 10 Jan 2019

Jump appoints new executive producer for LA office

Editorial house Jump has hired Therese Hunsberger to be its executive producer for its office in Los Angeles. The owners of Jump, Luis Moreno and Michael Saia, says Hunsberger's industry experience will help Jump achieve its next wave of success. 27 Nov 2018

Patrice Monti gets promotion at AFP

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has promoted Patrice Monti to director of sales and marketing; he will replace Stéphane Marcovitch. 12 Nov 2018

Media24 makes several new appointments

Media24 has appointed Rika Swart as its CEO of Media24 Print Media, she replaces Ishmet Davidson. Clement Singh has been appointed as the general manager of its news division, Minette Ferreira as general manager of its lifestyle division, Raj Lalbahadur as head of Media24's Project Management Office, Beulah van Rensburg as head of its digital divisions, and Tobie Vermeulen will join the company's Exco as a direct report to the CEO. All appointments are effective 1 November 2018. 15 Oct 2018

Prejlin Naidoo joins Okuhle Media as group managing executive

Prejlin Naidoo is Okuhle Media's new group managing executive. 13 Sep 2018

Debbie McIntyre to head integrated media solutions for Spark Media

Spark Media has promoted Debbie McIntyre to head of integrated media solutions and has made her an exco member of the company. 3 Sep 2018

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