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

Pick n Pay appoints new chief finance officer, executive director

Pick n Pay has appointed Lerena Olivier as its chief finance officer and executive director, effective 6 September 2019. 2 Aug 2019

Bureau Veritas Southern Africa appoints a new head of marketing

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

Mohammed Abdool-Samad to replace Johannes van Lierop at Massmart

Illovo Sugar's finance chief Mohammed Abdool-Samad will replace Johannes van Lierop as Massmart chief financial officer. 30 Apr 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

Bolton Footwear promotes Stuart Hopwood

Bolton Footwear has promoted Stuart Hopwood from the position of group head of marketing to group sales and creative executive. 9 Apr 2019

Heineken South Africa appoints Natalie Jantjies, Lauren Muller

Heineken South Africa recently made two new appointments. 5 Apr 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

Shoprite to minimise environmental footprint with new appointment

The Shoprite Group has appointed Sanjeev Raghubir as its group sustainability manager, tasking him with establishing a comprehensive sustainability strategy. The sustainability strategy will aim to strengthen the group's ability to reduce its reliance on natural resources while minimising its environmental footprint. 5 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

Levi Strauss & Co recruits Katia Walsh to translate data analytics

According to a report by Business Wire, Levi Strauss & Co has appointed Vodafone's first chief data and analytics officer, Katia Walsh, as its senior vice president and chief strategy and artificial intelligence officer, effective 29 April 2019. 25 Feb 2019

Lanvin has a new, experienced creative director

Business of Fashion reports that French luxury fashion house Lanvin has appointed Bruno Sialelli as its creative director. 21 Jan 2019

Shoprite Group's buying division gets two new appointees

The Shoprite Group recently made two new additions to its buying division. 12 Dec 2018

Shoprite Group promotes Zakhele Sibiya

The Shoprite Group has promoted Zakhele Sibiya to general manager of HR, effective 1 January 2019. 29 Nov 2018

Plastics SA hires new chairman for 2019

Plastics SA has appointed Mxolisi Khutama as its chairman for 2019. 29 Nov 2018

Heineken South Africa appoints Millicent Maroga

Heineken South Africa has appointed Millicent Maroga as its corporate affairs director. 19 Nov 2018

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