Kantar SA announces CEO, senior appointments
Ivan Moroke has been appointed CEO of Kantar Insights Division South Africa. He will report to Charles Foster, Kantar Insights Division Africa & Middle East CEO, and and joins the Kantar Africa & Middle East Board.
“As Kantar moves towards a unified brand, I know that we couldn’t ask for a better leader than Ivan to drive the business in South Africa. His enormous experience and passion for our industry will benefit both our staff and our clients as we integrate brands across the company, working together to turn insights into actionable solutions that will fuel business growth for our clients and have a real impact on their ROI,” says Foster.
Moroke began his career at BAT and later moved to Added Value (now Kantar Added Value). He held leadership positions at Lowe Bull, Yellowwood Future Architects and TBWA\Hunt Lascaris before founding Co-Currency in 2015. In January 2018, he was appointed CEO of Kantar TNS South Africa.
Kantar also announced that Karin du Chenne has been appointed chief growth officer at Kantar Insights Division Africa & Middle East. She has worked across the region for many years, including in Turkey as chief client officer and in South Africa as Kantar South Africa CEO for the past two years.
Natalie Otte is now managing director of Kantar Insights Division Johannesburg. Otte has been with Kantar for the past 15 years and was most recently CEO of Kantar Millward Brown in SA. In her new position, she will take on a wider role across Kantar’s Insights Division, and will also serve as chief client officer.
Brian Reid has been appointed MD of Kantar Insights Division Cape Town. Reid has been heading up the client service teams at Kantar TNS in Cape Town for the past couple of years.
Leon Bodha is now general manager of Kantar Insights Division Durban. He leads Kantar’s global client programmes which are ‘hubbed’ in the Durban multi-country centre. He is also focused on global innovation and automation to bring fast access to data and quick turnaround solutions for clients.
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