Philip Ireland, the co-founder of WPP agency, Ireland/Davenport, has joined local creative technology company, BNRY, as executive creative director. BNRY focuses on technology and software, content production and digital marketing. “We are not bolting on above-the-line expertise and calling ourselves an integrated agency,” says BNRY managing director, Benon Czornij. “Our complementary creative and tech expertise […]
by Herman Manson. This creative shares important lessons he’s learnt as an entrepreneur and in helping run one of the country’s more-iconic agencies.
Ireland/Davenport (a WPP agency) has announced that founding partner, Philip Ireland, will be leaving the agency. At the same time, it announced the appointment of Karabo Songo as CEO. “Ireland/Davenport is eternally grateful for the enormous role that Phil has played in building the agency. In time, Phil will explore the many options that are […]
Ad agency Ireland/Davenport (ID), which recently increased its black ownership from 25.1% to 51%, has rebranded to become Collective ID. The word “collective” encapsulates and reinforces the cooperative way in which Collective ID wants to work: combining everyone’s experiences and expertise, collaborating in the name of collective wisdom, and working together to unlock the skills […]
by MarkLives. The ad agency managing director will be taking up the position of marketing director.
Industry sources have confirmed that Ireland/Davenport has won the Vodacom advertising account. It was announced earlier this week that Draftfcb had lost the business after 19 years. A formal announcement is yet to be made by Vodacom and/or Ireland-Davenport.
Ireland/Davenport describes itself as a boutique communications agency and clients include BMW, Investec and SA Tourism. Ireland/Davenport was founded by Executive Creative Directors Philip Ireland and John Davenport. Susan Napier is the Managing Director.
by Veli Ngubane. Multitalented Ernest Nkosi is a filmmaker, creative director and promoter.
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, […]
by MarkLives. John Davenport has joined Havas South Africa as its new chief creative officer.