Taponeswa Mavunga has been appointed director of Africa at Sony Music UK. The newly created position will expand and strengthen the company’s scope within African music. She will report directly to Jason Iley, chairman and CEO of Sony Music UK & Ireland.
Mavunga will be responsible for amplifying UK-signed artists across Africa, as well as supporting artists within Africa to develop relationships, identify opportunities and increase visibility within the UK.
She will work in close alignment with Mark Collen, EVP of UK international, the Sony Music UK labels and Sony Music Africa on artist strategy and will be the UK gateway for identifying local talent and opportunities within the region.