by Carey Finn. The ad agency has restructured itself through an initiative called The Machinery, with a view to embedding brands more deeply into pop culture.
by Herman Manson. Joe Public United is returning to the Mother City with a new agency, Joe Public Cape Town.
Barloworld Equipment (BWE) has named Avatar Media Agency, part of the Avatar Agency Group, as its media-planning and -buying agency of record. Avatar will be responsible for the overall management of BWE’s advertising material across media platforms, including print, outdoor media and radio, in countries such as Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, […]
by Herman Manson. Robyn Campbell is joining Machine_ as its new MD, overseeing both the Cape Town and Joburg offices.
by Herman Manson. Gareth McPherson has been appointed Virgin Active South Africa CMO, effective 1 March 2020.
by MarkLives. The Odd Number has been voted the ad agency to watch in 2020, with the Duke Group as runner-up, in SA by SA agency execs in 2019.
by MarkLives. For 2019, James Barty has been voted as most-admired ad agency boss, with Mike Abel as runner-up, in SA by SA execs.
by MarkLives. “The Heineken account is an incredible win for us. It’s an honour to represent this prominent global brand locally,” says Gareth McPherson, Machine MD and CCO.
by Sabrina Forbes. Swipe iX is a specialist software development agency that offers full-stack web and mobile development, DevOps and systems architecture, UX and UI design, tech consulting, and emerging tech.
by MarkLives. We’ve updated our revenue rankings to give marketers an overview of the relative scale of ad agencies in the SA comms landscape.