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?”
by Herman Manson. The fast-food retailer has appointed Pacinamix as its new ATL lead agency.
by Herman Manson. With Kevin Tromp having left, Publicis Groupe Africa and a number of its agencies have undergone significant management changes.
Cape Town-headquartered RADAR has joined the Publicis-owned Leo Burnett group. The RADAR/Leo Burnett portfolio includes OM Insure, Nedgroup Investments, Standard Bank, Visa and Cash Converters. “The deal made a lot of sense to us,” says Radar’s founder, Jason Ray. “We already had shared clients and believed strongly in the Publicis Groupe’s Power of One vision, […]
Amstel Lager, owned by Heineken South Africa, has announced the appointment of Y&R South Africa as its new lead agency, replacing Owen Kessel Leo Burnett. Y&R SA collaborated with shopper marketing business unit, Labstore South Africa, and digital specialist, NATIVE VML, on the pitch. Together, they form part of the combined VML and Y&R Africa Group […]
by MarkLives. South Africa stalked off with one Media Lion last night. Congrats to all!
On day 3 of judging, four more Pencils were awarded to South Africa, bringing the total haul to 13 and a joint 12th ranking of Pencils won per country. All 749 Pencils will appear in the 54th D&AD Annual published later this year. On the final day of judging, 514 Pencils were awarded, with juries […]
by Herman Manson. In which revenue band does which ad agency lie? It’s an important question — and one that isn’t always entirely clear.
by Herman Manson. Today we reveal which agency leaders were most-admired by their peers in South Africa during 2015!
by Herman Manson. Publicis Africa Group has grown from 200 people in 2010 to 3000, and now spans 35 countries and 51 agencies — an investment of billions of rand.