by Herman Manson. Owenkessel has appointed Sizwe Salimane as its new GM, just a year after appointing Donovan Bryan as its executive creative director.
Salimane knew Bryan from their time together at Grey where Bryan was Creative Director and Salimane Strategic Planning Manager and lists his presence at Owenkessel. Salimane says Bryan’s presence at Owenkessel was a major contributing factor to his decision to move to the agency from FNB where he was the marketing manager for FNB EasyPlan – an affordable paperless bank offering.
As GM Salimane is responsible for ensuring processes are put in place to facilitate business growth, protecting both shareholders and clients, and ensuring internal efficiencies. Salimane says he aims to improve briefing processes and the traffic system inside the agency.
by MarkLives. Felix Kessel is our first panellist to tackle: “Are SA ad agencies and brands embracing an authentically African narrative and aesthetic or do they continue to imitate US and European work?”
The January 2015 Creative Circle monthly awards were held at Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg on Wednesday evening, 25 February 2015. It was the first time that judging used the Loeries system. Jury chair was Mariana O’Kelly, excutive creative director at Ogilvy Johannesburg. EXPERIENTIAL: NOVEMBER 2014 TO JANUARY 2015 Agency / Entrant Title Brand […]
by Oresti Patricios (@orestaki) Take a beer bottle. It doesn’t have a face or limbs. To animate it and give it character requires something special in the hands of skilled artists; and this is what Amstel and Owen Kessel Leo Burnett have done with the launch campaign for Amstel Lite: ‘Make Your Play’.