Operating out of Johannesburg & Cape Town in South Africa, Publicis Groupe Africa consists of more than 20 of South Africa’s leading communications, marketing, media, advertising and technology companies. The Groupe is also a stakeholder in more than 60 agencies across 36 African countries. We are the African representative of listed French holding company, Publicis […]
by Herman Manson. With Kevin Tromp having left, Publicis Groupe Africa and a number of its agencies have undergone significant management changes.
by MarkLives. Hoorah Digital has won the account to build Nestlé’s global content studio for Africa, which will bring the food and beverage company’s digital content production in-house.
Publicis Groupe has released its full year results for the 2019 financial year. Reported nett revenue rose 9.3% for the full year, organic growth declined by -2.3% and the operating margin rate rose to 17.3%. According to the agency holding company, organic growth declined due to the acquisition and integration of Epsilon, changes to Publicis […]
Gareth McPherson, Publicis Machine managing director and chief creative officer, has been appointed to the Publicis Worldwide team as a member of the management and creative committees. Machine joined the Publicis Groupe in 2014 when it was merged with Publicis Worldwide South Africa; at the time, McPherson was leading Machine’s creative team as group creative […]
by MarkLives. Publicis Groupe has been appointed to the second tranche of Distell brands.
by Carey Finn. Former ECD Gareth McPherson has taken on a dual role — and he has big plans.
Saatchi & Saatchi Synergize, acquired by Publicis Groupe in December 2013, has rebranded as Performics South Africa, joining the global Perfomics network to deliver performance marketing plus creative and strategic services to a diverse range of clients. Globally, Performics (a Publicis Media company) offers display, search, performance content, social and programmatic buying campaigns to clients. […]
Publicis Groupe Africa’s 14 Cape Town agencies and 500 staff are moving into a single office space in Cape Town’s East City Precinct. Arc, Digitas Liquorice, Incentiv, Leo Burnett, MSL, Nurun, Performics, Prodigious, Publicis Machine, Narrative, Saatchi & Saatchi, Moon Walk, Starcom and Zenith will all now be located at The Harrington at 50 Harrington […]
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.