Following its primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in June 2018, Old Mutual has unveiled a new brand identity. The aim is to reflect a fresh customer-led approach and stronger focus on Africa, where it operates in 13 markets. Colours The company has retained its anchors logo and its primary shades of green […]
by Herman Manson. With Kevin Tromp having left, Publicis Groupe Africa and a number of its agencies have undergone significant management changes.
At this year’s Cannes Lions, South Africa will have representatives on nine out of the 17 juries: Design, Direct, Film, Media, Mobile, Print & Publishing, Promo & Activations, Outdoor and Radio. Of the nine, four are women. Three hundred and eighty seven people from 40 countries have been confirmed across all of the Cannes Lions […]
by Oresti Patricios. It’s great to fantasise about going all Tarantino on our old tech, which is why Momentum’s new ad from Saatchi & Saatchi BrandsRock is so much fun.
by Herman Manson (@marklives) Kevin Roberts, executive chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, is full of hope and optimism that its South African agency, the recently amalgamated Saatchi & Saatchi BrandsRock, will pull together to become a formidable name once again in the SA advertising world.
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 Herman Manson (@marklives) BrandsRock and Saatchi & Saatchi are merging. Publicis Groupe is acquiring 100% of BrandsRock, founded by Mike Joubert five years ago, to launch a new brand in South Africa’s advertising universe, called Saatchi & Saatchi BrandsRock.
by Herman Manson. The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town has collapsed their separate ‘leadership’ and ‘management teams’ into a single unit.
Chris Gotz, Executive Creative Director at Ogilvy Cape Town, recently took up the reins as chair of the Creative Circle, a body promoting creativity in the South African advertising industry.
George Orwell once observed that: “History is written by the winners.” This thought proves only too true when looking at little known facts of history, when compared to more well-known facts, especially in the realms of conflict, conquest and civilization. Every story has two sides.