by Herman Manson. Grey Africa has appointed Fran Luckin as its chief creative officer, effective Monday, 1 February 2016.
by MarkLives. For 2019, Fran Luckin has been voted as woman of the year in SA, with Steph van Niekerk as runner-up, by SA ad agency execs.
by Herman Manson. Distell has consolidated and awarded its account to a new WPP bespoke agency led by Fran Luckin and Paul Jackson.
Hollard Life has launched a new TVC and 360-degree brand campaign, “Abantu bazothini” — an isiZulu phrase means “What will people say” — with its newly appointed creative agency, Grey Africa. Mid-2019, Hollard parted ways with its previous agency, M&C Saatchi Abel, due to client conflict issues. Grey is also the agency for Hollard Insure, […]
The Loeries has appointed a new board for 2020/21, with Fran Luckin, Grey Africa chief creative officer, taking over from Tseliso Rangaka, FCB Joburg and Hellocomputer chief creative officer, as chairperson. While we have your attention, please would you consider taking out a MarkLives membership to help finance our operations? The covid-19 pandemic is having […]
Savanna Cider, with agency WPP Liquid, has launched the Savanna Virtual Comedy Bar to support comedians and give South Africans much-needed comedic relief in a time of corona. The first Weekly Bar Night will be held on Thursday, 9 April 2020, and will feature David Kau and Nik Rabinowitz, with Coconut Kelz as host. The […]
by Sabrina Forbes. Alistair King doesn’t buy that copywriting’s no longer needed, and he’s set out to remedy that through launching a new copy test.
TBWA\Hunt Lascaris Johannesburg has taken top honours in the Creative Circle Overall Rankings Agency of the Year 2019. In second place is Joe Public United, followed by Ogilvy Johannesburg in third. In the Creative Circle Overall Rankings Group of the Year 2019, it is TBWA\ South Africa at no. 1, followed by Joe Public United […]
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.
“If your mother tongue isn’t English, you’ll have discovered that colonialism is alive and well and living in our phones, and it’s killing our indigenous languages,” notes Steph van Niekerk, Grey/Liquid South Africa creative director. From this insight comes the #DecoloniseAutocorrect campaign for Savanna Cider. How is it that autocorrect has no problem recognising a […]