The appointment follows the resignation of Ellis Mnyandu who has decided to pursue personal interests outside the company.
Yunus Kemp, currently the Deputy Editor of Cape Argus where he has worked in various capacities since 2006, recently completed a 10-month international exchange programme in China. "I am grateful for the incredible opportunity that I was given to grow and learn while in China. I am ready to take on new challenges and I thank the company for the confidence that it has shown in me," said Yunus.
Yunus will be part of the Independent Media delegation attending the World Economic Forum in Davos which takes place between 20-23 January 2016.
At the announcement, Independent Media executive chairman, Dr Iqbal Survé, thanked Ellis Mnyandu for his valued contribution to Business Report
and wished him success with his future endeavours.
In congratulating Yunus Kemp, Dr Survé said: "I am proud of the young talent that we have at Independent Media. Yunus is one of our bright stars and his successful completion of his international assignment has adequately prepared him for new challenges, such as this one. I wish him and the Business Report
team every success."
A number of editorial appointments will be announced towards the end of February 2016.
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