Peace Hyde heads Forbes Africa
The ABN Group, owners of the prestigious Forbes Africa and CNBC Africa platforms, have recently appointed Peace Hyde as its new Head of Digital Media and Strategic Partnerships.
Peace will still be maintaining her current role as the West Africa Correspondent for the leading business publication, but will also head the new digital platform www.forbesafrica.com and drive user and engagement, as well as create ongoing partnerships with brands and affiliates to cement the dominance of the magazine which is the number one read business magazine amongst Africa’s affluent, according to a recent Ipsos EMS Survey.
“Forbes Africa is now six years and with this major push toward digital media, the company is simply carving out strategies to make us ready for the future. We are proud to appoint Peace Hyde to this role to help drive engagement from our millennial audience onto the online platform”, says Frederic Van Devyver, Executive Director, CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa.
ABN offers a holistic approach to telling Africa’s business story first. With much-esteemed international brands such as CNBC Africa and FORBES AFRICA providing a broadcast and print platform respectively, the ABN conglomerate also offers resources to organise world-class events across the African continent, through ABN Productions.