VIMN Africa appoints senior channel director

TV veteran, Dillon Khan, has been appointed by VIMN Africa as the new senior channel director for Comedy Central Africa and Creative Services VIMN Africa. 7 Oct 2016

WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff joining forces in Africa

WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff have announced their new Managing Director in Africa for the newly formed company, following WSP's acquisition of Parsons Brinckerhoff last year. 9 Mar 2015

The Starcom MediaVest Group appoints client managing director

Alexander Kunz has been appointed as the client managing director for Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG) South Africa and Africa. 4 Nov 2014

Starcom MediaVest South Africa appoints managing director

Ravi Bhaya, ex MD of Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG) Indonesia, has been appointed managing director of SMG South Africa. 14 Oct 2014

Ebrahim Damoes appointed to drive talent at Dentsu Aegis Network

Ebrahim Damoes has been appointed at the Cape Town office of Dentsu Aegis Network's Human Resources division and will be a driving force from within the business to energize our talent through unique experiences to continue to deliver our current commercial edge. 31 Jul 2014

Twinpine appoints country manager, EA

Twinpine Network, Africa's largest premium advertising business, has appointed Thomas Mbalu as Country Manager, East African region. 31 Jul 2014

Patricia Hidalgo joins Turner International

Patricia Hidalgo has joined Turner International as senior vice president and chief content and creative officer kids for Turner Broadcasting System EMEA. 2 Jul 2013

New MD appointed at Black Brain

Tumi Masemola has been appointed as managing director of Black Brain. 6 May 2013

Juanita Williams joins

Juanita Williams has been appointed Managing Editor of, the continent's online publisher of news written by Africans, for Africans and the world.. 21 Jan 2013

ABN Group appoints new executive director

Africa Business News (ABN), home of CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa, has appointed Bronwyn Nielsen as an executive director to the ABN Group. 17 Feb 2012

MTV Networks Africa appoints Helen Smit

South African TV veteran Helen Smit has been appointed at Johannesburg-based MTV Networks Africa (MTVNA) in the new role of programming director, music services. 17 Nov 2011

New MD appointed to ABN Board

The ABN Group, the holding company for CNBC Africa and the recently launched Forbes Africa magazine, has appointed Roberta Naidoo to its Board as the new Managing Director for South Africa. 18 Oct 2011

New appointments at Nokia

Delia Sieff, head of Nokia communications for Sub-Saharan Africa has been appointed head of communications for the Middle East and Africa. 24 May 2011

Lanre Kolade appointed MD for Gateway Central Africa

Gateway announced that Lanre Kolade has been promoted to the newly-created position of managing director for the Central Africa region. 15 Aug 2008

New president takes the helm at IFJ

At its World Congress on Thursday, 31 May 2007, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) announced the election of Jim Boumelha of the National Union of Great Britain and Ireland as its president. 6 Jun 2007

Jenna Robbertse appointed assistant editor for ELLE, SA

Jenna will still retain much of her duties as fashion editor, but will be instrumental in managing most of the daily operational tasks in Cape Town. 12 Mar 2007

New appointments at Starcom

  • Rina Falconer has been appointed media strategist at Starcom
  • Ilsa Gräbe has been appointed media analyst at Starcom
  • Lebogang Mokgethi has been appointed accounts assistant at Starcom 7 Feb 2007

  • Paula Fray and Associates expands

    Paula Fray and Associates welcomes Peta Krost Maunder and Nomusa Cembi to its management team. 7 Feb 2007

    Herman Redelinghuys joins BDFM publishers

    We are very excited to announce the appointment of Herman Redelinghuys as Media Sales Executive at BDFM. 23 Oct 2006

    New appointment at Oracle Airtime Sales' Broadcast Operations

    Oracle Airtime Sales has announced the appointment of Renee Koumaras to the position of Manager: Broadcast Operations, ahead of the company's migration to the Landmark II system in February 2007. 19 Oct 2006

    Starcom appoints Liz Pillay as media manager

    Liz Pillay has been appointed Media Manager at Starcom Africa. 29 Sep 2006

    New appointments at The MediaShop, Johannesburg

    The following new staff have been appointed at The MediaShop's Johannesburg branch:

  • Andrea Snaddon - media planner
  • Deborah Schepers - senior media strategist (ABSA)
  • Johanna Ngema - media buyer
  • Mabel Monyemangene - media buyer
  • Patricia Sebegi - traffic co-coordinator (Cell C)
  • Tracy Lee Rebstein - media strategist
  • Virginia Maake - media buyer 23 Aug 2006

  • The MediaShop's new staff

    The following new appointments have been made at The MediaShop Cape:

  • Gill Simpson - Media Strategist
  • Nafisa Salie - Media Buyer
  • Tanya Everett - Receptionist/Media Secretary 15 Aug 2006

  • ''New Media'' appointments for Touchline

    In anticipation of "New Media" opportunities, Touchline Media has created new positions within the company and made the following appointments:

  • Andrew Lanning, formerly Chief Internet Officer and head of Touchline's online division, becomes Head of New Media. 10 Aug 2006

  • Appointments at Starcom

  • Sharon Lloyd has been promoted to joint head of media buying at Starcom
  • Marnelle van der Merwe has been appointed implementation buyer at Starcom 4 Aug 2006

  • Monika Gordon has been appointed media manager at Adworx.
    13 Jul 2006

    The MediaShop's Chris Botha promoted

    The MediaShop media strategist Chris Botha has recently been promoted to the executive management team. 6 Jul 2006

    New appointments at Primall Media, Primedia Unlimited

  • Warrick Billingham has been appointed sales manager
  • Ryan Oster has been appointed graphic designer
  • Nicole Wong has been appointed production manager 5 Jul 2006

  • Eat In with new editor Justine Drake

    Justine Drake has been appointed as editor of New Media's annual Eat In guide. 21 Jun 2006

    Deborah Hele has joined Blue Planet Media's extended family as editor of GardenTalk, published on behalf of GardenShop.
    18 Jun 2006

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