Roanna Williams is Black River FC’s new executive creative director. With over 20 years of brand communication experience, she has worked on an extensive stable of clients, including South African Breweries (SAB), Nedbank, Nando’s, Chicken Licken, and POWA. Most recently, she was ECD at Joe Public. “Most creative people battle with self-confidence so I am […]
The small agency with a big heart and a confusing name. No, we’re not a football club, although try telling that to aspirant soccer stars who shove their details under our door. We are team players with a healthy respect for our clients’ individual needs and each other. We believe that pulling together is what […]
Black River FC* has appointed Trevor Ndhlovu to take over from Janine Allem as managing director, effective 1 July 2018. Ndhlovu joined the agency in October 2017 as client service director and client lead on Mazda. “I consider myself a brand storyteller, a thought leader, a creative and corporate entrepreneur,” says Ndhlovu. “Having been trained […]
by Herman Manson. Black River FC remains in the game and will announce the appointments of a new ECD in the near future, says MD Janine Allem.
Nando’s World Wide Licensing has returned to ad agency Black River FC. “There is a team in SA that takes care of some of the International Markets, we develop campaigns for these markets which they then implement,” says Black River FC MD Janine Allem. Nando’s SA is retained by MetropolitanRepublic who won the business from […]
Mogani Naidoo was recently appointed by full-service agency, Riverbed, as client service director, having previously served as business unit director at FCB Africa (now Nahana Communications Group). She also joins Bridget Johnson, agency ECD, Kabelo Lehlongwane, director of strategy, and Monalisa Sibongile Zwambila, agency founder and CEO, on the executive leadership team. Naidoo has worked […]
Black-female-owned ad agency, Riverbed, has appointed Bridget Johnson as executive creative director, replacing Adrian Miller, who left South Africa last year. Comments Monalisa Sibongile Zwambila, Riverbed CEO, “Against the back of recent agency successes, Riverbed is ideally positioned for a sharp growth trajectory. And having Bridget steer the creative course in line with our aspirations […]
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by Herman Manson. Two former senior managers have contracted with the remaining client roster through their newly launched startup, Black Powder.
by MarkLives. Ahmed Tilly, the co-founder of iconic SA agency, Black River FC, has joined FCB Joburg as joint CCO, alongside Jonathan Deeb.