Imperial is pleased to announce the appointment of Melissa Arjoonan to the role of Vice President: Group Communications and Marketing, effective 4 January 2021. Melissa has 14 years of strategy consulting, corporate strategy, communications and financial services experience across the African continent, and has held senior roles at Citi Group and Standard Bank. Most recently, Melissa served as a Business Strategy Senior Manager at Accenture South Africa.
Melissa holds an MBA degree from the IE Business School in Spain, as well as BCom (Finance & Economics) and BCom Honours (Economics) degrees from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She is also currently studying towards a Doctorate degree at Edinburgh Business School in Scotland.
In this role, Melissa will be responsible for managing and driving strategic communications, marketing, branding and corporate affairs priorities for the group. Melissa and her team will also provide execution support within the organisation.