FCB Africa has appointed Romaine Mackenzie to a new portfolio within the FCB Africa group of agencies. She will be responsible for working closely with all group companies to entrench the goals and ambition for account leadership across FCB Africa’s business. Mackenzie, who joined FCB 15 years ago, is currently FCB Joburg deputy managing director, […]
by Herman Manson. Barclays Africa Group, the financial services group which includes Absa in South Africa, has completed its account pitch.
by MarkLives. FCB Africa has concluded a BBBEE deal that boosts its total black ownership to over 51% and its total black female ownership to over 31%.
A network of individually run and managed agencies, FCB Africa offers full service advertising; data analytics and visualisation; corporate identity, way-finding and packaging design; digital; experiential; promotions; public relations; retail advertising and social marketing solutions.
by MarkLives. Following a competitive pitch process, FCB Africa has retained the Toyota South Africa account.
by Herman Manson. Interpublic Group-owned FCB has announced structural changes to its African network of agencies.
by Siwe Thusi. What does the brazen disregard for intellectual property mean for building multinational brands in Africa in future?
In South Africa, the only words for those who identify as gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual, queer, non-binary or non-conforming in nine of the country’s 11 official languages are derogatory or violent, according to the Find New Words initiative, launched by Khanyi Mpumlwana and Nobantu Sibeko in 2017. “Create or reclaim” “The existing words, such as […]
FCB Joburg has appointed two new executive creative directors, Neo Segola and Collette Wasielewski. Both have also been appointed to FCB Joburg’s exco, along with Annicia Manyaapelo, integrated executive business director on the South African Tourism business unit. This brings the number of women on FCB Joburg’s 11-strong exco to six. “Neo’s contribution to FCB […]
by Betty Kairo. If there’s any language that is currently speaking to Kenya’s urban street culture, it’s “sheng”.