by MarkLives. Ogilvy South Africa has announced the appointment of Alistair Mokoena as its new chief executive officer.
by MarkLives. Alistair Mokoena, Ogilvy South Africa CEO, is leaving the communications group to take up the role of Google South Africa country director.
Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town has been appointed lead agency for Tracker South Africa after a competitive pitch against two other agencies (reportedly M&C Saatchi Abel and King James Group). The business moves from House of Brave. Combined with the recent announcement that O&M CT had been appointed global lead for Appletiser, O&M CT MD, […]
In 1948, David Ogilvy founded the agency that would become Ogilvy & Mather. Starting with no clients and a staff of two, he built his company into one of the largest advertising networks in the world. With more than 500 offices and 25,000 staff across 169 cities, we create iconic advertising for a vast number […]
Ogilvy & Mather South Africa has announced the promotion of Joanna Oosthuizen to National Managing Director of Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy PR) South Africa. Oosthuizen currently serves as Managing Director for the Ogilvy PR office in Johannesburg and will continue to report to Abey Mokgwatsane, CEO of Ogilvy & Mather South Africa. Under her leadership […]
Neo Makhele, Head of Planning at Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg (O&M JHB) has been promoted to the role of Group Strategy Director of Ogilvy & Mather South Africa (O&M SA). Makhele began her career in advertising as a junior planner at Ogilvy & Mather Rightford Searle-Tripp & Makin Johannesburg in 1997. She moved to Penta […]
OgilvyOne South Africa has announced the appointment of Ben Evans, former head of digital at OgilvyOne Worldwide in London, as its new Managing Director. “Our ambition to get to the future first, by accelerating the digitisation of our agency, has been given a boost,” said Abey Mokgwatsane, CEO of O&M SA. “I am proud that […]
by Herman Manson Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide has announced the rollout of Social@Ogilvy (@SocialOgilvy), a unit that promises to deliver social media solutions to Ogilvy clients, and which will operate across numerous marketing disciplines such as advertising, direct marketing and public relations. The new unit promises to offer brands a broader and more strategically integrated […]
Enver Groenewald has been appointed group CEO of Ogilvy South Africa, effective 1 October 2020. The agency made the announcement in a press release distributed just before 5pm on Friday, 21 August 2020 [traditionally a timeslot reserved for news on departing executives — ed]. Groenewald joins the creative agency from Unilever, where he served as […]
by Herman Manson. The Ogilvy Joburg MD is leaving the ad agency to take up a new position outside adland.