140 BBDO has announced that Alexis Beckett has been promoted to executive creative director effective immediately. “It’s always a pleasure to reward talent that exists within the agency structure,” says Mike Schalit, BBDO South Africa CCO. “Alexis has been behind some of the best work coming out of the building over the past 8 years […]
After a competitive four-way pitch, Cape-based 140 BBDO has been appointed to launch Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins in South Africa. This comes soon after the announcement that Planit Media has been appointed to manage the media launches for these iconic American brands. Grand Foods, which holds the master franchise agreement locally for both brands, believes […]
One year on and 140 BBDO, the agency formerly known as Net#work BBDO Cape Town, has found that its identity change and internal organisational behaviour shift is paying dividends. Of the three pitches it undertook in 2011, it won the two in which it was the incumbent and then scored one of the biggest accounts in Cape Town when it bagged the third in Metropolitan.
by Herman Manson. Net#work BBDO will now operate on the one-agency-two-offices model, with Cape Town taking on an operations and services role, and creative and strategy sitting in Jozi.
by Herman Manson. Mike Schalit, CCO and co-founder of Net#work BBDO SA, would much rather appoint a strategist than a creative to his agency today.
Today, Thursday, 21 May 2015, Net#work BBDO celebrates its 21st year. To ring in the milestone, co-founder Mike Schalit has invited 21 creative leaders who were part of the Net#work BBDO family to join him in forming the creative incubator for the country’s future creative leadership, called the #21CD Creative Leadership Foundation. To kick off #21CD, […]
140 BBDO gets creative with Hunter’s; Belvedere and Esther Mahlangu see RED over HIV/AIDS; and G-Star reveals RAW — Cheryl Hunter’s weekly pick!
Mondelēz SA brings Cadbury 5Star to SSA; Hellmann’s mayo mobilises with Mbongiworks; and 140 BBDO’s new face for Hunter’s cider — Cheryl Hunter’s weekly pick!
by Oresti Patricios (@orestaki) Call them what you will, South Africa’s oldest soccer club, the Orlando Pirates, is part and parcel of SA life and culture. The 140 BBDO TV commercial featured this week is ostensibly to promote the Pirates’ jersey but it does much more than just that.
by MarkLives (@marklives) 140 BBDO, together with SHOUTSA and charity Breadline Africa, has unveiled the newest SEED (Schools Extended Education Design) library at Eisleben Road Primary School in Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town.