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Openfield Marketing appoints Seseki Itsweng

Openfield Marketing has named Seseki Itsweng as its MD. Seseki replaces Franco Barocas who has moved into the group managing director role. Seseki took up his new role on 1 November 2017. 17 Nov 2017

BBC Global appoints Charlie Villar

BBC Global News has named Charlie Villar as its Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. Villar is currently BBC's director of tax, treasury and corporate finance and will be responsible for the financial and operational leadership of the company in his new role. Villar will be reporting to CEO Jim Egan and will be one of two directors of the company. 17 Nov 2017

Rekindle Learning names new chairperson

Rekindle Learning has selected Rapelang Rabana as its chairperson. Rabana will be stepping down as CEO of the company and will be replaced by Nomsa Seisa. Rabana will also be taking on a new role as Chief Digital Officer (COO) of an enterprise subsidiary of Telkom, BCX. 17 Nov 2017

Naspers Video Entertainment makes new appointments

Naspers Video Entertainment has appointed Calvo Mawela as the CEO of MultiChoice South Africa and Mark Rayner as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for MultiChoice South Africa. The company also named Yolisa Phahle as the CEO of General Entertainment and Fahmeeda Surtee as the CEO of DStv Media Sales in South Africa. All appointments are effective immediately. 17 Nov 2017

Novus Holdings selects new company secretary

Novus Holdings has appointed Marlene McConnell as its secretary. 15 Nov 2017

Charmaine du Plessis to lead IMM's sales, marketing strategy

The IMM Graduate School has appointed Charmaine du Plessis as its new chief marketing officer. 10 Nov 2017

Martell Cognac appoints new brand ambassador

Martell Cognac has named Hussain van Roos as its new South African lifestyle brand ambassador. Van Roos has previously collaborated with Martell Cognac for a number of projects. In his new role, Van Roos will be conceptualising, coordinating events and doing brand education and training. 8 Nov 2017

Dalukuthula Ngcobo joins Condriac

Condriac Digital Communications has appointed Dalukuthula Mqondisi Ngcobo as its new graphic designer. 6 Nov 2017

Maverick Publishing appoints new editor

Maverick Publishing Corporation has named Mariska du Plessis as the magazine's new editor. Du Plessis is to take over the editorial reigns from long-standing editor and co-publisher, Tanja Schmitz, as work commence's on the title's best-selling January-February issue. The newly appointed editor first gained publishing and writing experience while working at a custom magazine publisher, before moving to a digital media agency, where she developed her social media acumen and honed her strategic content creation and curation capabilities. 3 Nov 2017

Jacques Cilliers to lead Longevity's digital content

Jacques Cilliers has been appointed as Longevity's new digital director. 25 Oct 2017

Henriette De Villiers, François Smit represent SA at INPUT

AFDA Johannesburg dean Henriette De Villiers and South African Communications Association head of postgraduate studies François Smit were selected as the national coordinators of the International Public Television Conference (INPUT) in South Africa. 25 Oct 2017

Chris Masters joins Guerrilla-IMC

Guerrilla-IMC has appointed Chris Masters. Masters is to assist in Guerrilla's renewed focus on growth. 20 Oct 2017

ICASA names new CEO

The council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has appointed Willington Ngwepe as its chief executive officer. Willington was the acting CEO for ICASA since 7 July 2017. The newly appointed CEO joined ICASA in 2014 as a chief operations officer. 18 Oct 2017

Interact Media names new MD

Richard Caarten has been selected as Interact Media's new MD. The new appointment forms part of the company's strategy to strengthen the business. 17 Oct 2017

IMM Graduate School selects new CEO

The Institute of Marketing Management (IMM) Graduate School has appointed Dalein van Zyl as its new CEO of Professional Learning Group (PLG). Van Zyl is responsible for the leadership, operations and strategic direction of the group in his new role. 17 Oct 2017

Tribeca selects new account executive

Shernese de Freitas has been appointed as a new account executive for Tribeca Public Relations. De Freitas will be supporting the team that works on the agency's Vega and Cathay Pacific accounts. 13 Oct 2017

The Riverbed Agency makes new appointments

The Riverbed Agency has appointed Raphala Mogase as its PR director and Tonie Jere as its PR account director. The new appointments are an attempt to strengthen the agency's chances of delivering integrated communications offerings. 13 Oct 2017

Forever New signs SA model

South African model Nokuthula ‘Thuli' Masilela has been named as the face of Forever New's summer 2017 campaign. 11 Oct 2017

Nontokozo Madonsela named MMI CMO

MMI Holdings has appointed Nontokozo Madonsela as its new group chief marketing officer (CMO). 10 Oct 2017

Avatar 360 Group appoints Keri-Ann Stanton

Keri-Ann Stanton has been selected as Avatar 360 Group's head of PR and M&N Brands' group communications director. Stanton will be reporting to Zibusiso Mkhwanazi. 9 Oct 2017

Riana Fouche Joins Partnership Travel Consulting

Partnership Travel Consulting has appointed Riana Fouche to its management team. 6 Oct 2017

Lumen selects new MD

Lumen has named Michelle Dobson as its new MD. Dobson previously held the position of business unit director in the company. She will be reporting to Lumen's founder and CEO Rian Carstens. 5 Oct 2017

Kate Hutchison named CMO at Veeam

Kate Hutchison has been appointed as Veeam Software's new chief marketing officer. 3 Oct 2017

Tribeca appoints new account exec

Tribeca Public Relations has appointed Edwin Madibo as its newest account executive. 3 Oct 2017

Brand Union appoints Tanya Munetsi

Brand Union has appointed Tanya Munetsi as its new account director. 28 Sep 2017

Edward Gregory named Accelerate Sport CEO

Accelerate Sport has appointed Edward Gregory as its new CEO; Songezo Nayo and Gary Grant will continue as chairperson and MD respectively. 27 Sep 2017

The AMF names new chairperson

The Advertising Media Forum (AMF) has selected Koo Govender as its chairperson for 2017/18. Koo has more than 20 years of experience in the broadcast and media industry. She was recently a judge for Cannes Lions 2017, Loeries 2017 as well as AdFocus 2017 in the media and innovation category. 26 Sep 2017

Fathima Beckmann named VIMN Africa director of communication

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa has appointed Fathima Beckmann as its new director of communication. 26 Sep 2017

HoneyKome appoints Stefan Olivier

HoneyKome has named Stefan Olivier as its new creative director. 26 Sep 2017

ZAlebs names new MD

ZAlebs has appointed Mauro Black as its new MD. Black will be responsible for continuing the company's growth in the country. 20 Sep 2017

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