Two new appointments for the thriving John Brown Media digital division

Posted: July 23, 2013

As John Brown Media – a world-leading independent content agency – continue to cement their position as digital content experts in South Africa, they’re pleased to announce the appointment of two digital talents to strengthen their dedicated team. Sue Disler joins as general manager (digital) and Luke Peters will take up role of digital publisher – their exceptional digital capabilities will enable John Brown Media to better service their growing client portfolio.

“July has been a busy month here at John Brown Media – we’ve extended our office space to open a buzzing new office dedicated solely to

Sue Disler and Luke Peters

Sue Disler and Luke Peters

digital, launched our fresh new website and invested in hiring new digital talent. With the addition of Sue and Luke we will further cement our positioning as platform-neutral content marketing experts. I’m thrilled to welcome Sue and Luke to our team,” commented Lani Carstens, MD of John Brown Media South Africa.

Sue joins John Brown Media with more than 20 years of experience, ranging from the advertising and marketing fields, through to designer, art director and strategist; with the last 16 years largely dedicated to digital. Having worked at some of the top agencies and publishing houses across South Africa on numerous prestigious and well-loved brands, Sue is incredibly passionate about multiple channel content solutions and collaborating with editorial teams. Career highlights include winning Loeries, a SPADA, an NTVA Craft Award, along with a number of Bookmarks and PICA awards – a winning streak she’s looking to continue at John Brown Media.

As the new digital publisher, Luke Peters will focus specifically on the business unit responsible for two of John Brown Media’s biggest clients, namely Edgars Club and Discovery. Luke joins the team following a stint at Quirk Digital Marketing’s Johannesburg office, where he headed up a large team and managed a prominent client base including FMCG, Tourism and Financial industries. Luke is eager to grow the John Brown digital footprint, while building a diverse team of knowledgeable, passionate and ambitious digital natives.

John Gardner, digital director of John Brown Media added, “Our new website and additions to the team couldn’t have come at a better time as we continue to strengthen our footprint in the digital content arena. The team is producing outstanding work across our blue chip client portfolio, consistently adding value to both the brand and the bottom line.”

Follow Sue Disler on Twitter at @suediz and Luke Peters at @Luke_Peters1 and visit