Creative agency M&C Saatchi Abel Johannesburg has appointed James Cloete as executive creative director with a strategic handle on the Standard Bank account. Because of the scale of the business, the agency is strategically marrying talent with specific clients. Cloete will form part of the M&C Saatchi Abel JHB leadership team, together with GCCO Neo […]
by MarkLives. After half a decade, the insurance group is parting ways with the ad agency due to conflict issues.
by Sabrina Forbes. For Mike Abel, it’s been an amazing journey building the youngest large ad agency in the country.
by MarkLives. This follows an extensive TTL pitch process which saw ad five agencies shortlisted for the main business.
by MarkLives. Faheem Chaudhry has rejoined the M&C Saatchi Abel Group.
The M&C Saatchi Abel Group has appointed Graham Mears as its new chief financial officer (CFO). Mears has over two decades’ worth of experience as a chartered accountant in the financial/marketing industry, with the last four spent at J. Walter Thompson South Africa as group CFO. With 2019 predicted to be a tough year financially […]
Gordon Ray, founding partner and executive creative director of M&C Saatchi Abel Cape Town, is now creative partner, with Jake Bester taking over as ECD. Comments Neo Mashigo, M&C Saatchi Abel Group chief creative officer, “Gordon has played a huge role over the past nine years, growing the business and, in the process, producing iconic, […]
The M&C Saatchi Group has announced the departure of its Johannesburg Group chairperson, Jerry Mpufane, who will be joining South African Tourism as hub head in the Americas. “It is a privilege to get the opportunity to fly the South African flag, and to join the efforts of positioning our country as a fantastic holiday […]
M&C Saatchi Abel has announced that Makosha Maja-Rasethaba has been appointed as partner and head of strategy for the Johannesburg agency. She takes over the position from Diana Springer, who will soon be launching Black & White, a strategic marketing consultancy within the M&C Saatchi Group. Maja-Rasethaba joined the agency six years ago. She previously […]
by MarkLives. M&C Saatchi Abel Johannesburg has won the Lexus and Automark accounts.