Jack Daniel Distillery appoint new master distiller

The Jack Daniel Distillery has appointed seasoned whiskey maker Chris Fletcher as its new master distiller. Fletcher previously served as assistant master distiller at the distillery for the past six years and prior to that, he worked as a chemist with Brown-Forman in research and development for eight years. In his new role, Fletcher will be responsible for the overall quality of Jack Daniel's, from grain to glass, innovation and serve as a global ambassador. 12 Oct 2020

First Choice appoints Liziwe Matloha as brand ambassador

First Choice has appointed chef Liziwe Matloha as a brand ambassador. 8 Oct 2020

Shoprite Group makes a number of new senior appointments

The Shoprite Group has filled a number of senior vacancies by promoting some of its employees. 17 Sep 2020

Keagan Johannes becomes ambassador of High Protein Recovery

First Choice has appointed Keagan Johannes as a brand ambassador for its High Protein Recovery milk-based drink. 9 Sep 2020

Hannah Colman named Jimmy Choo's new CEO

Capri Holdings has announced that Hannah Colman is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of fashion company Jimmy Choo. 2 Sep 2020

Mauricio Alarcon appointed Nestlé's CEO for Central and West Africa region

Nestlé has announced the appointment of Mauricio Alarcon as its new chief executive officer for the Central and West Africa region. 1 Sep 2020

Siya Ngcukana is KFC SA's new chief supply chain officer

KFC South Africa has appointed Siya Ngcukana as its chief supply chain officer. 12 Aug 2020

Megan Thee Stallion is Revlon's newest brand ambassador

Beauty brand Revlon has announced musician Megan Thee Stallion as its newest global brand ambassador. 7 Aug 2020

Carlos Vidal joins Jeff

Carlos Vidal has joined Jeff as vice president (VP) of Enterprise. 5 Aug 2020

Hajra Karrim is Oceana Group's new CFO

Oceana Group has announced the appointment of Hajra Karrim as its new chief financial officer and executive director. 23 Jul 2020

Tiger Brands appoint new CFO

Consumer goods group, Tiger Brands, has appointed Deepa Sita as its CFO, effective 1 October 2020. 17 Jul 2020

Nick Robinson named as Kerry Foods new CEO

According to a report by FoodBev Media, Nick Robinson has been appointed as the new CEO of Kerry Foods, the consumer foods division of the Kerry Group. 6 Jul 2020

Amanda Du Pont, Siya Kolisi are OmniProtect's brand ambassadors

OmniProtect has revealed actress Amanda Du Pont and South African Springbok captain Siya Kolisi as its brand ambassadors. 20 May 2020

CCBSA appoints new public affairs, communication and sustainability director

CCBSA has appointed Nozicelo Ngcobo as its new public affairs, communication and sustainability director. 19 May 2020

Vans, Tony Hawk announce official partnership

Action sports footwear and apparel brand Vans has announced an official partnership with Tony Hawk, a skateboarding legend and global youth icon. 21 Apr 2020

Forever 21 announces new CEO

Retail Dive reports that Forever 21 recently announced Daniel Kulle as its new chief executive officer. 27 Feb 2020

Renowned designer Raf Simons joins Prada

Financial Times reports that Raf Simons has been appointed as co-creative director of Prada, a move the luxury group hopes will reinvigorate interest in the company and attract new generations of high-end shoppers. 24 Feb 2020

Virgin Active appoints Gareth McPherson as CMO

Virgin Active has appointed Gareth McPherson as its new chief marketing officer. 10 Feb 2020

Fernando Tennenbaum to replace Felipe Dutra as Ambev's CFO

Business Day reports that Fernando Tennenbaum is replacing Felipe Dutra as the chief financial officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev's Brazilian subsidiary Ambev. The company said the changes are part of "a well-established succession plan" and will be effective after Anheuser-Busch InBev's annual shareholders' meeting on 29 April. Dutra will remain with the company during a transition period of several months after the succession is effective. Click here for further details on the story. 10 Feb 2020

Bic appoints new South East Central Africa general manager

Bic has appointed Marc D'Oliveira as general manager of its South East Central Africa operations. 3 Feb 2020

Former Nike marketing director joins Melijoe.com

Melijoe.com has appointed Thomas Lanis as its general manager. As the general manager, his mission is to accelerate the development of the website and reinforce its position as one of the international leaders in e-commerce. Lanis was part of Nike where he held various marketing positions at local and international levels between 2005 and 2019. 15 Nov 2019

Godwin Oche is the new CEO of Monument Distillers Nigeria

Monument Distillers Nigeria has appointed Godwin Oche as its CEO. 13 Nov 2019

Gap elects interim CEO after Art Peck departure

Business Insider reports that Gap has appointed Robert Fisher as its interim CEO following the departure of Art Peck. 8 Nov 2019

John Donahoe to be Nike's new president, CEO

The board of directors of Nike announced that John Donahoe will be the company's new president and chief executive officer, effective 13 January 2020. 31 Oct 2019

Popular Under Armour campaign has its first local ambassador

Under Armour's first localised 'I Will' campaign has appointed South African 7's Rugby captain Siviwe 'Shakes' Soyizwapi to be the ambassador of the local region. Soyiswapi joins the list of global greats such as Anthony Joshua, Memphis Depay, Mick Schumaker, and more that are part of the campaign. Under Armour conceived the 'I Will' campaign 14 years ago when it asked athletes everywhere to 'Protect this House'. 1 Oct 2019

Argility recruits retail solutions consultant to its team

Argility has appointed Stefan Terblanche as a retail solutions consultant with a specific focus on the retail market. Terblanche is responsible for prospective and key customer engagements as well as unlocking business and commercial value for Argility in his role as a retail solutions consultant. COO of the Argility Technology Group, Tanya Long, says the appointment of Terblanche forms a significant part of the group's strategic focus on the retail sector. 25 Sep 2019

Wonderbra announces Wonderbra Icon for 2019

Wonderbra has crowned Kristina Louw as the Wonderbra Icon for 2019. 19 Sep 2019

Theo Spencer joins U-Studio as business director

U-Studio has appointed industry-veteran Theo Spencer as its new business director. 13 Sep 2019

Thami Banda is the new SA brand ambassador of The Macallan

The Macallan has appointed Thami Banda as its South African brand ambassador. 26 Aug 2019

Shoprite Group makes a number of promotions and senior appointments

The Shoprite Group recently made the following new appointments:

  • Natasha Moolman takes up the position of group investor relations manager.
  • Wendy van Rensburg is the group's new sustainability manager - food waste and waste management.
  • Lunga Schoeman was promoted to the position of group CSI manager.
  • Shinead Zeeman joined as the governance and IT legal manager.
  • Happy Nkwanyana is the group's industrial relations manager.
13 Aug 2019

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