Net#work BBDO‘s new chief creative officer is Roanna Williams; she joins the agency from Black River FC, where she served as executive creative director. “I have a new partner and CCO,” says Boniswa Pezisa, BBDO South Africa group CEO. “The wooing was mine but the vision is ours. Comments Williams, “Net#work talks about being an […]
Net#work BBDO has appointed Leo Manne, the former TRACE TV southern Africa regional head and SABC executive, as managing director. He replaces Gautham Narayanan, who was forced to leave the agency and South Africa after Home Affairs “clanged the door shut,” according to a statement issued by the agency. “Leo is renowned for shaking things […]
SA gets growling to celebrate 50 years of Mercedes; FCB gives Absa new perspective; and Prima Toys unboxes videos — Cheryl Hunter’s weekly pick!
Net#work BBDO’s new story for Tusker, TFG and WumDrop geolocate delivery, and new national beer day for SA — Cheryl Hunter’s weekly pick!
Net#work BBDO has announced the promotion of Tebogo Koena to head of strategic planning, effective immediately. “The role of strategy doesn’t always get the credit it deserves,” says Net#work BBDO ECD, Brad Reilly. “Strategic planning is critical to the creative process and although it doesn’t get a fair share of the limelight, the work behind […]
by Herman Manson. Net#work BBDO has lost the Chicken Licken account after holding it for 13 years.
by Herman Manson. Mike Schalit, CCO and co-founder of Net#work BBDO SA, would much rather appoint a strategist than a creative to his agency today.
Today, Thursday, 21 May 2015, Net#work BBDO celebrates its 21st year. To ring in the milestone, co-founder Mike Schalit has invited 21 creative leaders who were part of the Net#work BBDO family to join him in forming the creative incubator for the country’s future creative leadership, called the #21CD Creative Leadership Foundation. To kick off #21CD, […]
Net#work BBDO has won the account of the South African National Lottery operator, Ithuba Holdings (Pty) Ltd, following a pitch that saw four agencies on the short-list. Brad Reilly, newly appointed ECD at BBDO says, ‘Our primary task is to drive behavioural change. The only way to do this is to reframe the role of […]
Net#work BBDO has announced its new creative leadership team following the departures of Executive Creative Director Rob McLennan and Deputy Executive Creative Director Graeme Jenner.
McLennan and Jenner were amongst those who left following the loss of the Nedbank account late last year to Joe Public.
Net#work BBDO promoted internally – Schalit had already indicated that the move of McLennan and Jenner would allow the next layer of creative talent to move up within the agency.
Jenny Glover and Brent Singer have been appointed as Joint Executive Creative Directors of Net#work BBDO. Bruce Anderson was appointed to a new leadership support role, which will see him form part of a new Executive Creative#Council with Glover and Singer, and which will report directly to the Chief Creative Officer Mike Schalit.