Mokoena, Cobbledick new IAB SA chair, vice chair
The Interactive Advertising Bureau South Africa (IAB SA) has announced the appointment of Alistair Mokoena, Ogilvy South Africa CEO, as its new chairperson, and Claire Cobbledick, Gumtree South Africa GM, as vice-chair.
Mokoena takes on the role of chair from Chris Borain, following a year and a half on the IAB SA executive board and IAB SA vice-chair. Borain stays on the board in his role as treasurer and member of the IAB SA Digital Publisher Revenue Optimisation Committee and Publisher Council.
Succeeding Mokoena, Cobbledick joins new board directors Haydn Townsend, Wunderman Thompson South Africa GCEO; Avani Singh, Power Singh Attorneys co-founder and director; Fahmeeda Cassim-Surtee, DStv Media Sales CEO; and Charlene Beukes, 24.com GM, as well as current board members Dr Oupa Monamodi, WPP chair and IAB SA head of transformation and education, and Marc du Plessis, CTP group executive: digital investments.
IAB SA kicks off the first quarter of 2020 with the IAB SA & PWC Ad Spend Report, the IAB SA Digital Landscape Survey, the second year of the IAB SA Insight Series Events, IAB SA Trusted Brand Round Tables, and the 12th Annual Bookmark Awards on 19 March 2020.