fbpx

MARKETING APPOINTMENTS

Investec banking group announces appointment of a new CMO​

By our News Team | 2021

Well-known marketing and advertising industry executive appointed to head up marketing function for niche banking group.

Banking group Investec – which operates mainly in South Africa, Mauritius and the UK – has appointed Abey Mokgwatsane as its Chief Marketing Officer. 

He joins the global executive team and will have overall responsibility for the group’s marketing function across all its operations.

Mokgwatsane has enjoyed an illustrious career, holding leadership positions at some of South Africa’s leading companies and advertising agencies. Most recently, he was the Managing Executive responsible for brand marketing and communications at Africa-wide mobile telecoms company Vodacom.

Marketing appointments

Abey Mokgwatsane via Twitter

Appointing inspirational and entrepreneurial thinkers

Commenting on the appointment, Investec group Chief Executive Fani Titi said: “At Investec we have a strong organisational culture, which we believe is our strategic differentiator. We look to employ inspirational and entrepreneurial thinkers with a strong social conscience. We are thrilled to welcome Abey, who not only embodies these values but is also passionate about extracting the very best from purpose-led organisations.”

This sentiment is shared by Mokgwatsane, who said: “Investec has always been the blueprint of entrepreneurial flair, extraordinary client experience and innovation in its sector. Being part of the team that will continue to set this benchmark into its next chapter is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me.

“I’m excited to work with Fani, the leadership and the marketing teams as we define and drive this next phase in Investec’s journey: setting the trajectory for the next generation of clients, staff and stakeholders, and leveraging the brand to drive long-term sustainable business growth. I look forward to evolving what it means to be ‘out of the ordinary’.”

Mokgwatsane takes up the Investec position in April 2022.

In a media interview in June 2019, he noted: “The key attribute that I’m looking for, in any company that I work for, is whether my purpose is aligned to what the company’s purpose is. Because the rest is just transactional.”

 

Source: Investec

0
    0
    Your Cart
    Your cart is emptyReturn to Shop

    Dr Kin Kariisa

    Group CEO - Next Media

    Dr. Kin Kariisa is an extraordinary force at the helm of Next Media Services, a conglomerate encompassing NBS TV, Nile Post, Sanyuka TV, Next Radio, Salam TV, Next Communication, Next Productions, and an array of other influential enterprises. His dynamic role as Chief Executive Officer exemplifies his unwavering commitment to shaping media, business, and community landscapes.
    With an esteemed academic journey, Dr. Kariisa’s accolades include an Honorary PhD in exemplary community service from the United Graduate College inTexas, an MBA from United States International University in Nairobi, Kenya, a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Huazong University in China, and a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics from Makerere University.
    Dr. Kariisa pursued PhD research in Computer Security and Identity Management at Security of Systems Group, Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands. As a dynamic educator, he has shared his expertise as a lecturer of e-Government and Information Security at both Makerere University and Radboud University.

    Dr Kin did his PhD research in Computer Security and Identity Management at Security of Systems Group, Radbond University in Nigmegen, Netherlands. He previously served as a lecturer of e-Government and Information Security at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda and Radbond University in Netherlands.

    Dr Kin did his postgraduate courses in Strategic Business Management, Strategic Leadership Communication and Strategies for Leading Successful Change Initiatives at Harvard University, Boston USA.

    • Other current and previous roles played by Dr Kin Kariisa:
    • Lecturer of e-Government and Information Security to graduate students at Makerere University, Kampala and Radbond University in the Netherlands
    • Director of Eco Bank Uganda Limited, one of the largest banks in Africa
    • Chairman of the National Association of Broadcasters, an umbrella industry association for all Television, Radio and online broadcasters in Uganda.
    • Chairman of Board of Directors of Nile Hotel International, that owns the leading hotel in Uganda, Kampala Serena Hotel.
    • Chairman of Board of Directors of Soliton Telmec Uganda, the leading telecom company in Optic fibre business managing over 80% of optic fibre in Uganda.