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Genesys appoints Joyce Kim as its new CMO

Genesys has appointed Joyce Kim to its leadership team as a chief marketing officer (CMO), succeeding Merijn te Booij, who has moved to the general manager (GM) role for Genesys's new business unit, employee engagement solutions. 24 Jun 2020

Goldman Sachs appoints its first CMO

Goldman Sachs has appointed Fiona Carter as its first chief marketing officer, reports Adweek. 24 Jun 2020

Wavemaker appoints CEO, CSO as directors

Wavemaker South Africa has appointed chief executive officer Lwandile Qokweni and chief strategy officer Merissa Himraj as its new directors. 10 Jun 2020

Elevator appoints all-female leadership team

Elevator has appointed an all-female leadership team headed up by Catherine Mavrocoleas and Katherine Freemantle with the departure of one of the agency founders Mike Silver around the corner. 18 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

Cingulate promotes Mbasa Javu

Mbasa Javu has been promoted from intern to account executive at healthcare specialist agency, Cingulate Marketing and Advertising. 16 Apr 2020

SEO content producer Bakhulule Maluleka joins Mickey Llew

Mickey Llew has appointed Bakhulule Maluleka as SEO content producer. Maluleka brings to the digital marketing agency a strong skillset and seven years' experience in digital marketing across a range of clients, such as Telesure, First for Women, Budget Insurance, Auto & General, Dial Direct and Property24. He believes that his dedication to consistent output and accuracy, as well as the ability to immerse himself in client industries, will strengthen services provided by the Mickey Llew team. 3 Mar 2020

Virgin Active appoints Gareth McPherson as CMO

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

The Wing appoints Celestine Maddy as senior VP marketing, communications

Adweek reports that The Wing has appointed Celestine Maddy to be its senior vice president of marketing and communications, making it the brand's first executive marketing hire. 10 Feb 2020

Brenda Khumalo is Demographica's new head of client success

Demographica, a full service business-to-business (B2B) marketing agency, has appointed Brenda Khumalo as its new head of client success. 7 Feb 2020

Cingulate Marketing and Advertising appoints new client services manager

Healthcare specialist agency Cingulate Marketing and Advertising has appointed Sandra Khumalo as its new client services manager. 31 Jan 2020

Wunderman Thompson SA names Miles Murphy as Haydn Townsend's replacement

Miles Murphy will replace Haydn Townsend as the CEO of Wunderman Thompson South Africa. 20 Jan 2020

Coca-Cola brings back global CMO role

After dissolving the title for three years, Coca-Cola will reinstate its global CMO role in 2020 and put Manuel "Manolo" Arroyo in the position. 17 Dec 2019

Mitch Bowker is Iconic Collective's new COO

Mitch Bowker will serve as Iconic Collective's new chief operations officer. 12 Dec 2019

Demographica appoints new MD, financial director

Business-to-business (B2B) marketing agency Demographica has made a couple of new appointments. 2 Dec 2019

Jim Kruger joins Veeam as CMO

Veeam Software has appointed Jim Kruger as its new chief marketing officer (CMO). 30 Oct 2019

Julie Humphreys joins the Demographica team

Demographica has welcomed Julie Humphreys to its team, making it one of the marketing agency's biggest appointments to date. 5 Aug 2019

Zenith hires Sibongile Sibanda as managing partner of SA

Zenith has appointed Sibongile Sibanda as its managing partner of South Africa. 15 Jul 2019

Mmabatho Palms Hotel appoints Jeff Dithipe

Mmabatho Palms Hotel, Casino and Convention Resort has hired Jeff Dithipe to be its tables manager. 20 Jun 2019

Thabang Ramogase joins Liberty as CMO

Thabang Ramogase is Liberty's new executive of brand, marketing and communication. Ramogase has over 20 years' experience in marketing and general management spanning a number of sectors, including FMCG, telecoms, agro-processing and media. 21 May 2019

Andile Rapiya to lead Broll Property Group's brand and communications

Commercial property services company Broll Property Group appointed Andile Rapiya as its new divisional director group marketing: brand and communications. 21 May 2019

Saab Grintek Defence names new marketing manager

Saab Grintek Defence has appointed Graham Walker as its marketing executive for naval and maritime systems in the Saab Sub-Saharan Africa country unit. Walker will manage all naval and maritime client portfolios, overseeing stakeholder needs and maintaining relationships with Saab's naval and maritime clients in the region. 16 May 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

Judy McGregor joins Duo Marketing + Communications

Judy McGregor is Duo Marketing + Communications' new senior account manager. 6 May 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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