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

Fizz Marketing makes Michelle Beckmann director

Michelle Beckmann is Fizz Marketing's new director. She crafted and delivered key events for the company over the past three years. As director, Beckmann will take on the day-to-day operational management and client liaison at Fizz. She has more than 13 years' experience in agency and corporate marketing and events management. Before joining the Fizz team, she worked in Microsoft's Central Marketing Organisation and its product marketing division, and prior to that, she worked for the Penquin creative agency. 3 Oct 2018

Under Armour strengthens global marketing efforts with two new appointments

Adweek reports that Alessandro de Pestel and Ann Funai joined American activewear brand Under Armour's global marketing efforts. 26 Sep 2018

Heineken appoints new marketing director

Beer and cider company Heineken South Africa has selected Carmen Mohapi as its marketing director for its eight brands. 21 Aug 2018

Stalker Hutchison Admiral appoints Nontuthuko Mhlungu

Underwriting management agency Stalker Hutchison Admiral (Sha) has appointed Nontuthuko Mhlungu as its PR, brand, and marketing manager, a role which has been vacant in the company for 18 months. Mhlungu is responsible for driving the Sha brand forward and ensuring a strong presence within the liability underwriting space in her new position. She joined the company three years ago and was previously its PR and media specialist and digital distribution specialist. 16 Aug 2018

MUA Insurance Acceptances names new head of brand and marketing

MUA Insurance Acceptances has appointed Michelle Ashen-Abrahams as its new head of brand and marketing. The position was recently created by the MUA Board as part of the company's new brand and marketing strategy. Ashen-Abrahams has over a decade of short-term insurance experience. 10 Aug 2018

Konica Minolta appoints Leonerd Purinta

Konica Minolta South Africa has appointed Leonerd Purinta to spearhead a communications campaign and to handle all of its social media platforms from 13 August 2018. Leonerd has 11 years' experience in the business automation and printing industry. 8 Aug 2018

Travelstart selects new chief marketing officer

Travelstart has appointed Jerome Touze as its new chief marketing officer. 4 Jul 2018

PMA appoints new regional vice president

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has appointed Anouk Sijmonsma as its new regional vice president for Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia/New Zealand. 18 Jun 2018

Ford makes new leadership appointments

Ford Motor Company has named Jacques Brent as its new director of product marketing. Mark Ovenden has been appointed as Brent's replacement. Ovenden is to take the role of president for Ford Middle East and Africa. 4 Jun 2018

Diageo selects new marketing, innovations director

Diageo South Africa has named Zumi Njongwe as its new marketing and innovations director. 26 Apr 2018

M&C Saatchi Abel promotes Makosha Maja-Rasethaba

M&C Saatchi Abel has promoted Makosha Rasethaba to head of strategy at its Johannesburg office. 12 Mar 2018

Lauren Damant is Demographica's new GM

Lauren Damant has been appointed as Demographica's new GM. 1 Mar 2018

Visa appointments Brandon Mncube, Prenolan Naidoo

Visa has appointed Prenolan Naidoo and Brandon Mncube to join various Visa SSA divisions in South Africa. 20 Feb 2018

Content Candy appoints Louisa du Toit

Content Candy has appointed Louisa du Toit as head of inbound. 1 Feb 2018

Stephnie McCarthy to head Clockwork Media's new activations unit

Stephnie McCarthy will lead Clockwork Media's newly established activations division. 30 Jan 2018

Miranda Evangelou joins Faircity Hotels and Apartments

Miranda Evangelou has been appointed as Faircity Hotels and Apartments' group sales and marketing manager. 4 Dec 2017

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

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

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

BrandsEye appoints Clive Hollick

Clive Hollick has been chosen to join the advisory board of BrandsEye. The UK businessman has a vast amount of experience and knowledge in commercial and political sectors. 24 Aug 2017

Independent Agency Search selects new project manager

The Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS) has selected Hlamazi Mabunda as its new project manager and consultant. Mabunda will be responsible for managing IAS' new services and its other work-related matters in her new role. 23 Aug 2017

Magna Carta announces two new appointments

Magna Carta Reputation Management Consultants yesterday announced that they have appointed Moliehi Molekoa as its acting-managing director and Mary Gearing as its acting-deputy managing director. Both new appointees have been with Magna Carta for 12 years and both have a combined experience of 23 years in the industry. 1 Aug 2017

BNRY appoints new executive creative director

Local technology company BNRY has appointed co-founder of Ireland/Davenport Philip Ireland as its new executive creative director. 20 Jul 2017

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