ABOUT US



IPC is a dynamic publishing company specialising in creating third-party publications, developing and publishing books, magazines, annual reports, brochures and newsletters for corporate South Africa. The company is committed to publishing excellence and places a priority on fostering client relationships. In addition, we are in the unique position of having our own in-house design studio.
 
       
 

What is it that sets us apart from other publishers: Our core belief that a publication is more than just a platform to sell advertising against, coupled with our understanding of how editorial credibility and unique positioning are crucial to developing brands.

By choosing IPC as your partner in publishing, you not only get access to vast experience, but personal involvement and assurance of not just becoming a small fish in a big pond.

IPC services include:
- Full magazine publishing service
- Books
- Annual reports
- Brochures
- Newsletters
- Design
- Editorial
- Research

Black Economic Empowerment (BEE)

Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) is a strategic imperative for Isikhova and a pre-requisite for the company’s future prosperity in South Africa. Isikhova has evaluated suppliers on their performance with regards to black economic empowerment in terms of the government formula.

SAJN Cover   Andrew Meyer – Chief Executive Officer

Andrew has been in the publishing industry since the mid-70s, with a career that encompasses book publishing (consumer – hard and soft cover – plus educational and tertiary publishing) and magazine publishing. After completing his studies as a graphic designer and getting a law degree from UNISA, he started his career in publishing:

1979/7 Photographer for local and international newspapers and magazines

1978/9 Paratus: Defence Force official publication (National Service period)

1980 Photographer on various publications in the USA

1981 Penguin Books (general book publishing)

1989 Random House (general book publishing)

1993 Heinemann Publishers (tertiary and educational publishing)

1996 Primedia Publishing. During his association with Primedia, the following publications were produced:
  • South African Gardening
  • The Home Handyman
  • Out & About
  • Planet E (Edgards)
  • Choices (Pick ‘n Pay)
  • Drive Magazine
  • Soccer News
  • PrimRap (Primedia Group)
  • Discovery (Discovery Health)
  • Colgate-Palmolive (book)
  • Rand Show publications
  • M-Net SuperSport (book)
  • CMA (book)
  • IAAF (Switzerland) (book)
  • ASA (annual report)
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SAJN Cover   Imraan Mahomed – Chief Financial Officer

Imraan studied for a Bcom Degree at Wits University. In 1997, he did his articles at GL Palmer & Co. He consulted for the Laser Group before joining Uniglobe Travel as the Group Accountant. In 2002 he joined Isikhova as the Financial Manager and then as Shareholder and Board Member.
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SAJN Cover   Adri Viviers - Editor

Adri acquired her degree in Journalism and her BA (HONS) in Media Studies from the University of Pretoria where she also served as news editor for their weekly student newspaper, Perdeby. She joined Isikhova Publishing as news journalist immediately after completing her studies. In 2008, Adri took over as editor of Jewellery Biz-News and became editor of SA Jewellery News, Odyssey SA and Jewellex Today in 2009.
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SAJN Cover   Alice Weil - Watch Editor: SA Jewellery News

Alice is now entering her 32nd year with the magazine. She was born in Cape Town and attended the Michaelis School of Art at the University of Cape Town, qualifying in Commercial Art. She worked for Engelhard Industries as a Junior Executive - a company which dealt in precious metals (gold and platinum), as well as forestry and plastics - and remained with them for 10 years. Alice moved into a new field, writing short stories for the SABC Radio's Short Stories from Near and Far. With encouragement from her second husband (who stated: "If you don't like it, you can always resign"), Alice accepted a writing position with SAJN - then known as Diamond News & SA Jeweller - in 1968.
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SAJN Cover   Joanne Brook - Art Director

Joanne completed her BA degree in Graphic Design at Design Centre in Greenside and immediately joined Isikhova Publishing, where she was promoted to head of studio in 2007.
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SAJN Cover   Linda Stock - Sales

Linda, who joined the Isikhova-team in 2015, has been in the media industry since the late 80s. Her experience includes working on consumer and business-to-business industry sector titles as well as corporate profiles and special features (where she was responsible for overseeing projects from conception to print) at various media houses. Linda enjoys building relationships with people and the rewards sales encompasses.
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SAJN Cover   Thuli Majola - Administration

Thuli joined Isikhova in 2004 after completing her matric at the Limehill High School in Ladysmith in KwaZulu Natal. In 2007, she obtained a Diploma in Office Administration from Damelin.


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