An enjoyable part of dentsu’s evolution is witnessing their talent grow, Lana Marais, former New Business & Client Director, has been promoted and appointed as Regional Director, Emerging Markets for dentsu Africa.
With 14 years’ experience within dentsu, Lana has played an integral part in the expansion of dentsu across the African continent, delivering exceptional results which has seen her fast became one of dentsu Africa’s youngest directors in 2016. Moving forward, Lana will take on the responsibility of driving profitable growth and operational excellence across a number of dentsu Africa’s emerging markets, with key focus on Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, Uganda, Senegal, Cote Ivoire & Cameroon, reporting into dentsu SSA Regional CEO, Dawn Rowlands.
‘With the massive growth in dentsu Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and South Africa over the last 4 years, we need to refocus our energy on the emerging markets in our region. I can not think of a better person to drive this.’, Dawn Rowlands, CEO Dentsu SSA added. This announcement is one of many to follow in a series of internal promotions that recognise the outstanding contributions of key individuals in the business.