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10 March 2017

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VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS AFRICA REINFORCES ITS EXECUTIVE TEAM

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa, home to world class entertainment brands MTV, MTV Base, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Nicktoons, VH1 and BET, has reinforced the Executive team to drive its successful business in Africa.  

Alex Okosi, current SVP and MD of VIMN Africa, has been promoted to Executive Vice President & Managing Director of the African multimedia entertainment network and will continue leading the growth and expansion of the biggest international network on the continent.

Strini Naicker, formerly Senior Commercial Director, has been promoted to the new role of Vice President, Commercial and Content Distribution, expanding his role from overseeing Ad Sales to include Content Distribution.

In other senior appointments, Dillon Khan has taken on the role of Vice President, Comedy Central, Africa. Simultaneously, Chris Torline has been promoted to Senior Marketing & Digital Media Director and Richard Hill, formerly Senior Legal Counsel, will take on the new role of Director, Legal, VIMN Africa.

Londeka Nxumalo has joined the VIMN Africa team as Human Resources Director, VIMN Africa. Nxumalo was formerly Head, HR Business Partner and Projects at Heineken SA, and prior to that played a pivotal role in the eMedia human resources team.

“This is an exceptional, experienced and proven senior executive team, that has been instrumental in VIMN Africa’s growth and success” comments Alex Okosi, Executive Vice President & Managing Director, VIMN Africa. “Their leadership and vision will help drive our business goals and position us for further long-term success.”

Source: Press Release