eMedia, which includes broadcasting and publishing brands: e.tv, eNCA, OpenView HD, and YFM, on Tuesday announced that its CEO Andre Van Der Veen has stepped down.
His resignation is effective from the 30th November 2018.
The media company said Khalik Sherrif, current Deputy CEO, has been appointed to the position of CEO.
The company said Khalik has a range of academic qualifications including an MBA and has worked in the media industry for more than 25 years.
He is the most experienced television executive within eMedia Holdings, having been with the Group for more than 15 years and has been responsible for revenue and the success of the company’s dynamic sales team, the company added.
“Khalik’s extensive knowledge of the changing South African media industry will continue to be of immense value as he takes over the reins from Andre,” said eMedia.