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. 23 hours ago

Mzamo Xala joins Avatar Agency as head of strategy

Avatar Agency has recruited experienced strategist Mzamo Xala as its head of strategy. Xala joins the Avatar family straight from his role at Vodacom as the executive head of department, focusing on insight and analytics. 20 Mar 2019

Want to travel to Spain with Robert Marawa?

Robert Marawa and personal care brand Nivea have teamed up for a partnership that includes a competition where a lucky fan gets to travel to Spain to watch a live match with Marawa himself. 15 Mar 2019

Acclaimed creative director joins Plan.Net

Ogilvy's former chief creative officer of Germany, Michael Kutschinski, has joined Plan.Net in Hamburg as managing director of creation. 15 Mar 2019

Microsoft UK CEO joins WPP board

WPP has appointed Microsoft's UK CEO, Cindy Rose, to its board as a non-executive director, effective 1 April 2019. 12 Mar 2019

Maree Prendergast joins Wunderman Thompson

Adweek reports that Wunderman Thompson has hired Maree Prendergast as its chief talent officer. 12 Mar 2019

Engine welcomes Keith Grossman to team leadership team

Adweek reports that chief revenue officer at Bloomberg Media, Keith Grossman, has joined marketing and technology group Engine as the chief operating officer. 11 Mar 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

Geometry appoints new global CEO

WPP-owned brand experience and activation agency, Geometry, has appointed Beth Ann Kaminkow - the current chief executive of Kantar Consulting Americas - as its global CEO, effective April 2019. Kaminkow replaces Steve Harding, who has been global CEO of Geometry since its launch six years ago. Read more on this here. 5 Mar 2019

SkillsHub SA welcomes Inno Masilela as CEO

Edge Group of Companies has appointed Inno Masilela as the CEO of SkillsHub SA. Masilela brings to the group more than 20 years of vast experience in skills development and the implementation thereof. 1 Mar 2019

Young and competitive Keval Ramraj to handle Glenlivet's branding

The Glenlivet South Africa has named Keval Ramraj as its new brand manager. Ramraj's role as brand manager involves working closely with the brand's marketing and PR agencies to create and execute the campaigns that have become synonymous with 'The' single malt whisky. 28 Feb 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

Kimberly-Clark names Morné van Emmenes as marketing manager

Kimberly-Clark has appointed Morné van Emmenes as the marketing manager for its baby and child care category - Huggies, Huggies Little Swimmers, and DryNites. 26 Feb 2019

Curro Holdings' marketing division has a new brand manager

Curro Holdings has appointed Natasha Mkhize as a brand manager within its marketing division. Mkhize, who joins Curro Holdings from Oceana Group, has a proven track record of identifying growth opportunities, developing relevant and quality brand material across all media, implementing new product concepts, and developing brand plans and positioning. 26 Feb 2019

Magic828 Music Radio appoints Brigitte Sierra-Petrick

Brigitte Sierra-Petrick is Cape Town-based Magic828 Music Radio's new sales and marketing manager. 25 Feb 2019

Magic828 Music Radio appoints a new head of sales and marketing

Magic828 Music Radio has appointed Brigitte Sierra-Petrick as its new sales and marketing manager. Sierra-Petrick joins the company after spending two decades with East Coast Radio and six years at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). 14 Feb 2019

Mstarr Productions welcomes new MD to team

Mstarr Productions has hired Thabang Makofane as its managing director and owner. 13 Feb 2019

Marilize Jacobs joins Angelcy Engagement and Reputation

Angelcy Engagement and Reputation (ER) has appointed Marilize Jacobs as its head of PR. 29 Jan 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has a new head of product and marketing

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has appointed Jason Cleghorn as its new head of product and marketing. 28 Jan 2019

IAS appoints new members to board of directors

The Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS) has appointed its business director Nikki Munsie and its project manager and consultant Hlamazi Mabunda to its board as directors. Furthermore, the IAS has appointed former South African Ambassador to Switzerland, Dr Konji Sebati as director and non-executive chairman of the IAS board. 24 Jan 2019

IAS appoints more women on its board

The Independent Agency Search & Selection Company (IAS) has added three more women to its board. 24 Jan 2019

Tribeca PR appoints Lerato Mokoena following internship

After successfully completing Tribeca Public Relations' internship programme, Lerato Mokoena was appointed as the agency's newest account executive. 24 Jan 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

Lauren Cole to lead The One Club's inclusion, diversity department

The One Club for Creativity has promoted Lauren Cole to senior diversity programme manager. 22 Jan 2019

Denille Roostee will manage Sanlam's marketing, communications

Denille Roostee is Sanlam's new marketing and communications manager. 21 Jan 2019

Sydney Mbhele joins Sanlam

Independent Online reports that Liberty Group chief marketing and communications officer Sydney Mbhele was appointed as Sanlam's new brand chief executive. 17 Jan 2019

Francois Coetzee, Motshewa Khaiyane join Grey Advertising

Francois Coetzee and Motshewa Khaiyane have joined Grey Advertising as a human resources manager and copywriter, respectively. 16 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

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles appoints a new head of marketing

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) South Africa has hired Jason Cleghorn as its new head of marketing across the Alfa Romeo, Jeep, Fiat, Abarth and Fiat brands. Cleghorn joins FCA from Maserati South Africa, where he was employed as the marketing director for sub-Saharan Africa for the last three years. 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

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