Linda Weaver has been appointed Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Africa Communications Media Group (ACG), the main African-owned, pan-African agency dealing with communications and fame administration for world shoppers within the African context. Linda, former Chief Working Officer for Weber Shandwick Africa, joined the ACG head-office crew (based mostly in Johannesburg) not too long ago.
Linda’s spectacular profession spans over 30 years, 12 of which have centered on communications and advertising and marketing actions for the non-public sector, in addition to authorities communication and media administration. Her key areas of experience embrace world model communications, inner communication, stakeholder engagement, disaster communication and large-scale occasion administration.
ACG’s CEO, Mimi Kalinda, welcomed Linda as a part of the corporate’s govt administration crew, stating: “Linda’s expertise, observe report and expertise are well-known within the business. We’re excited to carry her calibre of management to our crew as we work to broaden our enterprise and repair our shoppers with elevated innovation and excellence. With thrilling world partnerships on the horizon, Linda will play an important function in guaranteeing ACG can meet our consumer’s wants and expectations.”
Weaver joins the present extremely skilled ACG crew to guide the company’s operational strategic plan, which incorporates enterprise improvement, monetary administration and organisational development all through Africa. Her appointment on this key function is geared toward enhancing ACG’s service supply to shoppers by way of high quality, advisory assist, effectivity and operational excellence – to call a number of.
Linda acknowledged, “I’m excited to hitch an company equivalent to ACG that’s poised for development, and I stay up for imparting my ardour for mentorship and dealing with the ACG crew to implement world methods and model experiences on behalf of our shoppers.”
In her earlier function, Linda was concerned in launching Weber Shandwick’s Kenya workplace in 2018.
ACG’s goal is to develop and implement full, culturally-attuned and efficient communications methods for shoppers working in Africa. The communications agency has an in depth community throughout Africa and a various portfolio of providers together with media, inventive providers, digital and content material creation. ACG shoppers embrace public sector organisations, non-public sector and main social impression entities, from Africa and throughout the globe.