Kantar names Adeola Tejumola to lead Middle East and Africa business
Kantar names Adeola Tejumola to lead Middle East and Africa business

Kantar, the world's leading data, insights and consulting company, announced the promotion of Adeola Tejumola to lead the insights division of Kantar in the Middle East and Africa region. Mr Tejumola succeeds Charles Foster who, after more than 35 years with Kantar in the region, has announced his retirement.

Issued by Kantar 16 hours ago

Frame your greatest design ideas: How Maps Maponyane transformed his living space with the Samsung Frame TV
Frame your greatest design ideas: How Maps Maponyane transformed his living space with the Samsung Frame TV

The Frame TV, which is a part of Samsung's 2020 Lifestyle category, is elevating living spaces in a way few TVs can. It combines innovative design with stunning QLED picture quality and Smart TV features to deliver a seamless intuitive TV journey. Popular presenter and entrepreneur Maps Maponyane recently gave his view of the elegant 4K UHD Smart TV that transforms into a gallery-like art display.

Issued by Samsung South Africa 1 day ago

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Takealot searches for group CEO as Kim Reid transitions roles

Takealot founder and CEO Kim Reid has transitioned to the new role of group CEO at Takealot Group and will become chairman of the group during the course of 2021. The search for a new group CEO is underway, and once this appointment is made Reid will step back from day-to-day operations to focus on initiatives that will deliver future value for the group.

1 day ago

Blurring offline and online: Tractor Outdoor becomes first specialist OOH media owner to join IAB SA
Blurring offline and online: Tractor Outdoor becomes first specialist OOH media owner to join IAB SA

Tractor Outdoor, one of South Africa's largest out of home (OOH) and digital out of home (DOOH) media owners, has officially joined the ranks of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) South Africa (SA), a non-profit organisation focused on growing and sustaining a vibrant and profitable digital industry.

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 1 day ago

Jabulani Sigege appointed as ECD for Wunderman Thompson SA
Jabulani Sigege appointed as ECD for Wunderman Thompson SA

Jabulani is a Zulu word meaning 'rejoice', and that's precisely what the Wunderman Thompson SA team is doing after the confirmation of Jabulani Sigege's appointment. The admired creative lead will join one of the county's largest marketing services agencies as executive creative director on 1 March 2021.

Issued by Wunderman Thompson 1 day ago

Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity
Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity

The inaugural Made in Africa Conference and Expo, a large virtual gathering and showcase for African buyers and sellers, will take place on 13 and 14 April 2021. Hosted by Smart Procurement World and Sapics, two key roleplayers in the procurement and supply chain management sphere, the event promises to bring together purchasing decision-makers, policymakers, investors and businesses from across the continent.

26 Feb 2021

#MarketingMasterminds: Blue Robot | Facebook Marketing Partner | Kyle Oosthuizen
#MarketingMasterminds: Blue Robot | Facebook Marketing Partner | Kyle Oosthuizen

This month's Marketing Mastermind is Blue Robot, a company that delivers social messaging and interactive brand experiences for brands across the globe. Kyle Oosthuizen, COO, discusses what being a Facebook Marketing Partner means, and the benefits it carries for the business and its clients.

Issued by Facebook 26 Feb 2021

Clockwork expands to the UK
Clockwork expands to the UK

Ex-Engine CMO Richard Dutton and ex-Wunderman Thompson head of strategy Marcus Reynolds are heading up Clockwork UK, the first expansion of Clockwork Media, founded in 2010 in South Africa.

25 Feb 2021

Cell C makes bold moves to Change Your World
Cell C makes bold moves to Change Your World

Chief Commercial Officer at Cell C, Simo Mkhize, shares details of the company's need for change, how Covid-19 has affected the business, as well as its new brand positioning, including the new Change Your World payoff line, and SA growing digital ecosystem.

Issued by Cell C 25 Feb 2021

#Newsmaker: Lizanne Peters appointed as business unit director at Joe Public Cape Town
#Newsmaker: Lizanne Peters appointed as business unit director at Joe Public Cape Town

Lizanne Peters was recently appointed as business unit director at Joe Public Cape Town. She has over 16 years industry experience across various sectors such as FMCG, insurance, investment, banking, healthcare and retail as well as four years' experience as the brand manager at Distell and WWF.

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 25 Feb 2021

More than half of global business leaders don't expect economic recovery until 2022
More than half of global business leaders don't expect economic recovery until 2022

What impact has Covid-19 had on businesses? And how can they bounce back? We ask 4,500 business leaders across the world.

By Barbara Cador, Issued by Kantar 25 Feb 2021

TJ Njozela joins Grey Advertising Africa as creative director
TJ Njozela joins Grey Advertising Africa as creative director

Grey SA is proud to have the talented TJ join us as a creative director. We are looking forwards to working with him and applying his unique creative mind to the benefit of our clients in our time-honoured famously effective way.

Issued by Grey Africa 24 Feb 2021

Mediamark launches Guaranteed Target Segment solutions
Mediamark launches Guaranteed Target Segment solutions

Trend indicators for 2021 show that that the insatiable appetite for all things data is on the rise.

Issued by Mediamark 24 Feb 2021

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