Kgaugelo Maphai has resigned as managing director of The MediaShop Johannesburg. He will be exploring other business opportunities and pursuing his lifelong dream of setting up an NPO that will focus on purpose-led cohesion in South Africa and Africa, according to a statement issued by the company. While we have your attention, please would you […]
Incumbent media agency for Famous Brands, The MediaShop, has retained the account after a competitive pitch process was concluded. The company houses South African food retailers such as Steers, Debonairs, Wimpy, Mugg & Bean, Fishaways, Tashas, Salsa Mexican Grill, Turn ‘n Tender and many more. “The MediaShop initially won the Famous Brands business in 2011 […]
The MediaShop’s Johannesburg managing director, Kgaugelo Maphai, has announced the appointment of Gareth Grant as business unit manager to head up the Nedbank account. Grant joined the advertising industry in 2005. He served as senior media strategist at FNB for four years before joining The MediaShop team. “I’m very grateful to have had the working […]
Group MD, Chris Botha, has announced the appointment of Kgaugelo Maphai as The MediaShop’s new managing director of the Sandton office, effective 1 April 2017. Maphai is a marketer and entrepreneur who has experienced various aspects of marketing, media and communications within the client, media owner and agency working environments. “It’s been a whirlwind few […]
Following a four-way pitch, The MediaShop (a member of the IPG communications group) has been appointed as Nedbank’s media agency of choice, effective 1 August 2014. The MediaShop handles R4 billion in media spend annually. Thulani Sibeko, managing executive – group marketing, communications and corporate affairs at Nedbank, comments, “When we embarked on the process […]
Nando’s has appointed Metropolitan Republic as the company’s new creative agency and is keeping The Mediashop as the media agency for its Southern African and World Wide Licensing markets. MetropolitranRepublic replaces Black River FC. The agency selection process was facilitated by Yardstick. The appointments mark the end of the Nando’s agency roster appointment process. The […]
Claire Herman has been appointed media operations lead for The MediaShop’s Johannesburg office. Her duties will include working closely with MD Kgaugelo Maphai to drive efficiencies and standardisation within The MediaShop’s processes and systems, including automation, quality assurance and talent development. “Most of my career has been spent within media agencies, with a three-year stint […]
The founder of The MediaShop, Richard John Raddon Reed — known as Dick Reed — has passed away. “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dick Reed on 5 March 2019 in Cape Town, where he lived for many years,” says Chris Botha, Park Advertising group MD. “Rest in peace, Dick, […]
by MarkLives. For 2019, The Mediashop has been voted as most-admired media agency in SA, with PHD and TMI Collective as joint runners-up, by SA ad agency execs.
by MarkLives. We feature insight into the ongoing #NedbankMoneySecrets campaign by Joe Public, Riverbed, The Mediashop, The Odd Number, Liquorice and Romance Films.