Appointment

Sep 23, 2020  |  Nigeria's TV Channel - Plus TV Africa - Gets New Chief Executive

Plus TV Africa, a Nigerian-based "Afropolitan" 24-hour television station has announced the appointment of Mr Lekan Ogunbanwo as its new chief executive officer and managing director. The announcement was made by Mr Lateef Fagbemi, the chairman of General News and ...


Sep 15, 2020  |  Universal Appoints Nigerian-born Pearlena Igbokwe As 'Chairman' Of Universal Studio Group

Media executive, Pearlena Igbokwe has been appointed as the chairman of the US Universal Studio Group. According to Universal's statement on the appointment, Ms Igbokwe will lead the company's global television studio business, reporting to Universal's CEO, Jeff Shell.   ...


Sep 07, 2020  |  Namibia: Similo's Leadership At Namibia Broadcasting Corporation Renewed For Five More Years

The Board of the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation has renewed, for another five -year tenure, the services of its incumbent Director-General, Mr Stanley Benjamin Similo.   A statement signed by the Chairman of the board, Mr Lazarus Jacob, said: "The Namibian ...


Aug 24, 2020  |  Suveer Ramdhani, SEACOM's Chief Strategy Officer Quits!

Broadband infrastructure company SEACOM has announced the resignation of its erstwhile chief strategy officer, Mr Suveer Ramdani. Ramdani has been in the employ of the company since 2009.   A statement from the company statement says that "Suveer has been ...


MTN's Rob Shuter Will Move To Head-up BT Enterprise As CEO

MTN, arguably Africa's largest telecoms company, has announced that its current chief executive, Mr Rob Shuter will be leaving the organisation as he moves to take the position as the CEO of BT Enterprise in the United Kingdom starting March ...

Kenya: Michael Joseph Announced As Board Chairman Of Safaricom

Michael Joseph, the former Chief Executive of Safaricom (Kenya’s largest telco), has been appointed as the new board chairman after the departure of the current Nicholas Nganga - who had served for thirteen years and had overseen the company grew ...

BBC Global News Makes Yewande Adewusi Regional Director For Africa

Yetunde Adewusi has been appointed as the regional director for Africa at BBC Global News - its international arm for all commercial activities, including news, features and sports.   Before this appointment, Ms Adewusi was BBC Global News commercial representative ...

Vodacom Group Appoints Sitho Mdlalose As Interim Chief Finacial Officer

Africa’s telecom group, Vodacom, has announced the appointment of Sitho Mdlalose has its interim chief financial officer (CFO). He will assume his position on July 1.   Mdlalose is currently serving as the executive director of finance for Vodacom South ...

CEO Of Liquid Telecoms SA, Reshaad Sha, Resigns

Ms Reshaad Sha, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Liquid Telecom South Africa, is reportedly leaving the company for greener pastures with a new artificial intelligence opportunity.   Appointed in 2018 and tasked with the turnaround of the then-ailing company, ...

Danbatta Reappointed As Boss Of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)

Umar Danbatta, the current Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) - the substantive boss - of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has been reappointed to the post by the nation's President - Mohammed Buhari.   NCC is the Nigerian government's regulatory agency ...

Matt Forde Is New Boss Of BBC Studios International Production And Formats

BBC Studios has announced that Matt Forde has been appointed as their new Managing Director of International Production & Formats. The global content company is home to Top Gear, Dancing with the Stars and many other highly successful television shows ...

Nkateko Mabaso Appointed As New CEO Of M-Net

MultiChoice has announced that Nkateko Mabaso has been appointed as the new CEO of M-Net in Sub-Saharan Africa with immediate effect. He had been made the Acting CEO in February this year and has now been placed permanently as the ...

Naspers Chooses Industry Veteran, Niclas Ekdahl, To Head New Streaming Video Unit

In a fight-back bid against Netflix's encroachment into its business in Africa, Naspers - who are the owners of Multichoice/DStv platform - has announced the appointment of a new head for its Showmax and DStv Now streaming platforms. Mr Niclas ...

South Africa Choose Aldred Dreyer To Lead In DTT Project

The Minster of Communications South Africa, Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has announced the appointment of media and communication expert, Aldred Dreyer to manage, execute and complete the delayed Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) project.  The new appointee who is also an executive ...