by MarkLives. Alistair Mokoena, Ogilvy South Africa CEO, is leaving the communications group to take up the role of Google South Africa country director.
by Herman Manson. The former Leo Burnett South Africa CEO/CCO and OwenKessel co-founder is now leading creative at WPP’s bespoke agency for Distell.
by Jarred Cinman. Like all good trend-watching articles, I will pare it down to three big things to watch out for in South African adland this year.
Ogilvy PR has announced the appointment of Patrick Conroy as head of strategy and Lerato Tshabalala as content director for public relations & influence. Commenting on his new role, Conroy says he is “highly motivated” to get going on developing Ogilvy’s PR and influence capability as part of the group’s integrated client offering. He began […]
Asif Hoosen, head of marketing, product and PR at Audi South Africa for the past three years, will now head up the Audi sales, operations and volume planning team. He will be succeeded by Tarryn Knight, who joins the Audi brand after five years of looking after marketing and product for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. “It’s […]
by Rita Doherty. There’s a lot of buzz in the air about behavioural economics. But what is it exactly, and what does it mean for marketing?
by Carey Finn. The FCB Joburg creative director and Find New Words co-founder has a few words for young women — and everyone else — in advertising.
by Amanda Murray & Nokuthula Radebe. Africa’s rich diversity dividend and existing informal economic structure and skills acquisition processes closely match those of the emerging global gig economy.
Roy Bagattini has been appointed as the new Woolworths group CEO and an executive director, effective 17 February 2020. Ian Moir will step down as GCEO and executive director with effect from 16 February but will continue in his role as acting CEO of David Jones. Bagattini, a South African, joins Woolworths from the Levi […]
by Marc Horne. This is the era of opportunity, and it’s our chance to be part of defining how brands and agencies engage going into the future.