People: Eoh Holdings Ltd (EOHJ.J)
16 Oct 2019
Mr. Michael J. Bosman is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He began his career in corporate and project finance before moving into the creative world of advertising. As the youngest member of the Wilson Keller agency leadership, Mike led a management buy-out. The new firm (Bosman Johnson) was later acquired by Lindsay Smithers FCB ("FCB") – of which Mike became the Chief Executive Officer ("CEO"). Mike was responsible for launching and growing the FCB network into 30 offices in 20 African cities and, together with his team, built FCB into SA’s largest advertising agency, doubling its billings to R1bn. His success captured the attention of the FCB North America office which offered him the role of President and Chief Operating Officer, based in New York. This business had approximately 3000 employees with 25 offices and billings of about US$6bn. When his contract expired, he returned to South Africa and established his own consultancy and advised on several BEE transactions. He later served as Group CEO of the large communications group, TBWA\South Africa. Johann Rupert invited him to serve on the Venfin board which had investments in a variety of large companies such as Vodacom, Alexander Forbes, e.tv, Dimension Data and many others. Mike was on the board at the time of the disposal of Venfin’s stake in Vodacom to Vodafone.
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