Penquin Celebrates Remarkable Talent Growth and Promotions

Penquin Celebrates Remarkable Talent Growth and Promotions
Penquin Unveils New Logo and Corporate Identity

Penquin, a leading brand and communications agency based in Johannesburg, is proud to announce a series of remarkable promotions and new appointments that further elevate the agency’s creative prowess and operational excellence.

At the forefront of these exciting developments is the introduction of Nicole Fourie into the agency’s executive team as Operations Director. With her wealth of experience and strategic insight, Fourie is poised to drive operational efficiencies and spearhead Penquin’s continued growth trajectory.

Joining Fourie are several seasoned professionals who have been promoted to key positions within the agency:

  • Mandy Davis: Co-Managing Director
  • Syolo Mhluzana: Financial Director
  • Neil Robertson: Client Service Director
  • Sean Devlin: New Business Director
  • Nicole Glover: Digital Executive Creative Director
  • Keleabetsoe Rammopo: Head of Strategy
  • Theresa Burger: Innovations Operations Director
  • Andrion van der Merwe: Head of Production
  • Marnelle van der Merwe: Traditional Media Director
  • Matimu Maboya: Financial Manager
  • Fundi Twala: HR Officer – Talent Acquisition
  • Refiloe Moranye: Traffic Manager
  • Sinawo Bukani: Senior Social Media Community and Content Manager
  • Nicole Swartland: Project Manager
  • Dylan Samuel: Lead Digital Strategist
  • Aidan Moffet: Account Manager

In addition to these notable promotions, Penquin is delighted to announce the appointment of several talented individuals to key roles within the agency:

  • Kenny Thomas: Senior Creative Director
  • Maria Berrios-Carter: Senior Copywriter
  • Tyrell Stevens: Digital and Social Media Director
  • Shannon Spolander: Mid-Level Graphic Designer
  • Nobuhle Mkhize: Media Buyer and Planner
  • Zamile Mkhabela: Traffic Manager
  • Matthew Roodt: Multimedia Designer
  • Wesley Lewis: Sales Operations Manager
  • Refentse Malatjie: Brand Strategist
  • Unathi Mashiya: Multimedia Designer
  • Jessica Berger: Account Director
  • Dylan Prentis: Creative Director
  • Zakona Mlaba: Senior Conceptual Copywriter
  • Katleho Lesotho: Art Director
  • Xolisa Koyana: Creator Director

Penquin’s exco team is now fortified with a dynamic line-up of visionary leaders, poised to steer the agency to new heights of success. At the helm, Veronica Moleele drives the agency as its CEO, bringing a wealth of strategic acumen and leadership experience to drive Penquin’s overarching vision forward. Alongside her, Ryan Nofal and Mandy Davis take the reins as Co-Managing Directors, leveraging their combined expertise to navigate the agency through an era of unprecedented growth and innovation. Sean Devlin joins the team as New Business Development Director, tasked with spearheading strategic initiatives to expand Penquin’s client portfolio and drive sustainable growth.

Complementing the executive line-up, Dave Doubell and Nicole Glover assume the mantle of Co-Executive Creative Directors, championing creativity and innovation across all facets of the agency’s work. Annemie Burger and Theresa Burger bring their respective expertise to the table as HR Director and Innovation Ops Director, ensuring that Penquin remains a hub of talent and ingenuity. Rounding out the exco team, Nicole Fourie’s appointment as Operations Director underscores the agency’s commitment to operational excellence and efficiency. Together, this formidable team is poised to lead Penquin into a new era of unparalleled success and industry leadership.

Expressing her enthusiasm for the agency’s future, Veronica Moleele says, “As we embark on this exciting journey of growth and innovation, I am thrilled to lead a team of such exceptional talent. Together, we are poised to redefine the standards of excellence in brand and communications, driving meaningful impact for our clients and delivering unparalleled value to the market. With our collective passion, creativity, and dedication, there’s no limit to what we can achieve.”

These new appointments and promotions underscore Penquin’s commitment to nurturing talent and fostering a culture of excellence and innovation within the agency. As Penquin continues to grow and evolve, it remains dedicated to delivering unparalleled creativity and strategic solutions that drive meaningful results for its clients.