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30 Graduates Complete FCB Africa’s 2018 Programme

Press Release - South Africa, 11 December 2018

A total of 30 graduates have completed FCB Africa’s 2018 Graduate Programme, 20 at the agency group’s Johannesburg campus and 10 at its Cape Town offices. At the recent graduation ceremony, Brian Majuru, a strategist at Hellocomputer Johannesburg, was named Valedictorian for the 2018 graduating class, while Siwe Thusi, a strategist at FCB Joburg, was named Top Mentor.


The Graduate Programme not only provides work experience and mentoring at the group’s various businesses -– FCB Joburg, 1886, Weber Shandwick, Hellocomputer Joburg, FCB Cape Town, and Hellocomputer Cape Town – it incorporates a series of masterclasses, formal training and courses aimed at facilitating the graduates’ transition from the tertiary learning environment to the workplace. Many of these graduates have been offered positions at one of the FCB agencies; the few that haven’t are being assisted with finding employment at other businesses within the industry.


Top: FCB Africa 2018 Graduate Programme graduates from the Cape Town offices: Martene Rhode, Monicca Masetloa, Kaitlyn Govender, Caleb Swartz, Marcel Smit and Khanya Mjoli, ​​​Chelsea Klein, Dylan Visser, Manyano Hallom and Marc Cargill.

Left: FCB Africa 2018 Graduate Programme mentors and graduates from the Johannesburg campus: Thoriso Pilane, Rosalena Mabunda, Emmanuel Mutendji, Motlagole Nthite, Phumla Dlamini, Ole Tshetlo, Sebastian Mhizha, Michelle Masilela, Tukiya Mulusa, Mosioua Makhoro, Thabo Davahana, Nkateko Minyuku, Mei Lee, Matthew Shafto, Brandon de Souza, Tshiamo Kgokong, Ipeleng Mahupela, Tefo Sebulele, Brian Majuru and Tiisang Kanyane.

Right: Brett Morris, FCB Africa Group CEO, with Brian Majuru, a strategist at Hellocomputer Johannesburg, who was named Valedictorian for the FCB Africa 2018 Graduate Programme.