Vincent Magwenya


Vincent Magwenya is the Chief Executive Officer of Magna Carta, a reputation management consultancy firm based in South Africa.

Magwenya has 20 years of combined journalism and corporate communications experience.

He has worked for various companies including Reuters Television, Worldwide Television News now known as Associated Press Television News, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, based in Washington DC, the South African Broadcasting Corporation as Executive Producer of Morning Live, Magna Carta Public Relations, Standard Bank Group and The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa.

Magwenya is the former Spokesperson to President Zuma and before re-joining Magna Carta he worked as Director of Communications for Standard Bank Africa and Director of Group Stakeholder Relations Management for the Standard Bank Group.

In 2006 he was appointed business development director at Magna Carta Public Relations, a role that focused on the development and leadership of an Africa network of PR companies to service Magna Carta’s clients operating in the continent.

He was also responsible for providing strategic counsel to clients and leading different account teams on the formulation and execution of editorial strategies and crisis communications management plans.

In 2007 Magwenya was appointed to the Board of Directors of Magna Carta.

Magwenya is a passionate communications practitioner who enjoys team dynamics and strives to constantly create a healthy working environment amongst his colleagues.

Magwenya holds a National Diploma from the Durban University of Technology, formerly known as Technikon Natal in video technology with majors in communications and television production.

He has completed short courses in finance and company law.


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