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Loeries appoints new board for 2020/2021, announces Fran Luckin as chairperson

The Loeries recently held its annual general meeting where a new board was appointed for 2020/2021. Fran Luckin, chief creative officer,

July 2020

The Loeries recently held its annual general meeting where a new board was appointed for 2020/2021. Fran Luckin, chief creative officer, Grey Africa, was elected as the new chairperson, taking over from Tseliso Rangaka, chief creative officer, FCB Joburg and Hellocomputer. “I am delighted to be joining this incredible team of industry captains to propel the Loeries vision forward and nurture budding creative talent,” commented Luckin. Also joining the new board is Sydney Mbhele, chief executive of brand at Sanlam.

The new board comprises:

  • Fran Luckin: Chief Creative Officer, Grey Africa and Loeries Chairperson
  • Preetesh Sewraj: Chief Executive Officer, The Loerie Awards
  • Tseliso Rangaka: Chief Creative Officer, FCB Joburg and Hello Computer
  • Neo Mashigo: Chief Creative Officer, M&C Saatchi Abel
  • Gareth Leck: Group CEO, Joe Public
  • James Barty: Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, King James
  • Gaby de Abreu: Creative Director, Switch Design
  • Linda Bogle: Executive Producer, Your Girlfriend
  • Dawn Rowlands: Chief Executive Officer, Dentsu Aegis Network Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Suhana Gordhan: Executive Creative Director, FCB Africa
  • Sydney Mbhele: Chief Executive: Brand, Sanlam

In his Chairperson’s Report, Tseliso Rangaka reflected on the success of Loeries Creative Week in 2019: “Around 2,500 entries were received. A total of 646 brands were represented by 281 agencies from 15 countries across Africa and the Middle East. The awards were judged by over 140 regional and international industry leaders in their fields including international Jury Presidents Nedal Ahmed, Tara McKenty, Ralf Heuel and Katja Thielen.”

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