New CEO for Dentsu Aegis Network South Africa
Koo Govender, former VWV group CEO and M-Net director of marketing and communications, has been appointed as CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network for South Africa. She will report to Dawn Rowlands, CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network Sub Saharan Africa (SSA).
“With a combination of client and agency experience, a thorough grounding in media, and an underpinning drive and passion, Koo is the ideal candidate to both consolidate and build the Dentsu Aegis Network’s position in the South African market,” says Andre Andrade, CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network for Iberia and SSA.
Comments Rowlands, “Having Koo join us in SA will ensure we keep pushing for transformative growth in SA. Our operations in sub-Saharan Africa are now sizeable and the demand for regional thinking and expertise across Africa is immense. Koo’s experience in marketing, media and communication will be an asset to our operating model in SA. She will also join the regional exco for Dentsu Aegis Network SSA, along with Gillian O’Mahoney , Nazli Roskin, Bevis Hoets and our other CEOs across the region.
“Lastly, though, we are exceptionally excited to have another strong and accomplished woman join our team.”
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