Danie Botha appointed head of research and insights at Retail Engage

Retail Engage, a subsidiary of 2Engage, appointed Danie Botha as its new head of research and insights. 2 Mar 2021

Philip Morris South Africa names new MD

Philip Morris International (PMI) has appointed Branislav Bibic as its new managing director in South Africa, replacing the outgoing Marcelo Nico who has taken over the leadership role at PMI in Portugal. 9 Feb 2021

Kolisi joins Aquafresh as its All-in-One ambassador

South African national rugby team captain, Siya Kolisi, has teamed up with oral hygiene brand, Aquafresh, as its All-in-One ambassador to lead a nationwide campaign to inspire South Africans to reach their full potential. Kolisi will launch the 'You Are All-In-One' campaign in January with the aim of helping others get the same level of confidence in themselves that he had through Aquafresh and reimagine the brand's social outreach programme. 4 Dec 2020

First Choice appoints Liziwe Matloha as brand ambassador

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

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

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

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

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

Godwin Oche is the new CEO of Monument Distillers Nigeria

Monument Distillers Nigeria has appointed Godwin Oche as its CEO. 18 Nov 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

Heineken South Africa appoints Natalie Jantjies, Lauren Muller

Heineken South Africa recently made two new appointments. 5 Apr 2019

Mars Multisales Africa names new GM

Mars Multisales Africa has chosen Helen Joubert to replace Brian Ayling as the general manager of Mars Multisales Southern Africa. 8 Nov 2018

Nestlé reshuffles executive staff

The Nestlé board of directors has appointed Chris Johnson as its new CEO of Zone Asia, Oceania, and Sub-Saharan Africa (AOA). 23 Oct 2018

Heineken SA makes two new appointments

Brewing company Heineken South Africa added two more personnel to its management team. 26 Sep 2018

Mpho Thothela is BevSA's new GM

Mpho Thothela is the Beverage Association of South Africa's (BevSA) new general manager for corporate services. 28 Aug 2018

Swadheen Sharma moves from Malaysia to Africa as Mondeléz MD

Swadheen Sharma will fill the role of Mondeléz International MD in southern, central, and eastern Africa from 1 June 2018. 25 May 2018

Johnson & Johnson names new site leader for East London

Johnson & Johnson has appointed Cindy Carter as the site leader for its manufacturing plant in East London. 21 May 2018

Truman & Orange appoints Riaan Mac Gillicuddy

Independently-owned premium drinks company Truman & Orange has appointed Riaan Mac Gillicuddy as commercial director and a member of the board. Having begun his career at Unilever, Mac Gillicuddy joined South African Breweries (SAB) in 1999 and held various senior sales roles at the company, culminating in director for off-premise key accounts (by which time SAB had become AB-Inbev). 11 May 2018

Diageo selects new marketing, innovations director

Diageo South Africa has named Zumi Njongwe as its new marketing and innovations director. 26 Apr 2018

Mondelez appoints Natasha Grimett

Mondelez South Africa has named Natasha Grimett as its director of category planning and activations for Southern, Central and East Africa. Grimett has previously guided cross-functional teams with local and international FMCG companies and has vast experience in developing and executing category strategies. 2 Feb 2018

Vivan Pinto named MD for J&J SA, SSA

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has appointed Vivan Pinto as the new area MD for J&J Consumer in South Africa and sub-Sahara Africa. 15 Jan 2018

Dumisani Simelane is Mondelez's new modern trade channel manager

Dumisani Simelane has been appointed as Mondelez International's new modern trade channel manager. 22 Jun 2017

Mpumi Mazibuko and Nakampe Molewa are now Coca-Cola execs

Coca-Cola has promoted two staff members to executive roles for the Southern and East Africa markets. 12 Jun 2017

Poison City Brewing names Twiggy Baker as brand ambassador

Durban-based craft beer brewery, Poison City Brewing has named two-time Mavericks winner and Big Wave World Tour champion, Twiggy Baker as its new brand ambassador. 1 Feb 2017

Brand ambassador announced for Enaleni Vineyards

Miss Earth South Africa has been announced as the new brand ambassador for Enaleni Vineyards. 22 Jun 2016

Claire Smith-Warner named 'Brand Ambassador of the Year'

Belvedere Vodka's head of spirit creation and mixology, Claire Smith-Warner, has been named 'Brand Ambassador of the Year' at the renowned Wine Enthusiast's Wine Star Awards. 26 Jan 2016

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