Johannesburg – Independent Media will further boost its business portfolio with the appointment of Adri Senekal de Wet as the new editor of Business Report and executive editor of Independent Media’s business content.
De Wet, a seasoned journalist with extensive experience in the financial, commercial and private sectors, replaces Ellis Mnyandu, who left the group early this year.
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Business Report is the largest business newspaper in Africa and, including Personal Finance and IOL Business, has more than 1 million readers.
“Adri brings to the portfolio her commercial, private sector and business analytical experience. In the short period during her consultancy to Independent Media, she has made a solid contribution towards the growth of the business sector in Independent Media. We have no doubt that she will take this sector to even greater heights in the newly redesigned Independent Media,” executive chairman Dr Iqbal Surve said.
De Wet has extensive experience in the financial and economic sector and has consulted for various blue-chip companies.
“I am very excited to bring my skills, my solid network base and my passion for the financial and economic sector to this exciting portfolio. I’d like to thank Dr Surve and the executives of Independent Media for the opportunity and look forward to making a meaningful contribution to the growth of the company,” De Wet said.