Kagiso Media has appointed Mark Harris as the company´s CEO effective 1 August 2013, replacing Murphy Morobe.
Kagiso has the www.howzit.msn.com portal in its stable, along with several high profile radio titles including East Coast Radio, Jacaranda FM 94.2, and Kaya FM.
Harris spent 30 years with IBM in various capacities both in South Africa as managing director of the South African operations and more recently he has operated in
expanding operations in 18 African countries.
“Mark has engaged strategically to consider integrated and converged channels in the ICT sector which experience will be invaluable to Kagiso Media as it develops its digital strategy,” Kagiso said.
“He brings strong strategic and operational experience to the group. Until Mark assumes office, Omar Essack, the CEO of the Broadcasting Division will be acting as Group CEO”.