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by Herman Manson. The South African operations of the Y&R network are set to be integrated under a single management team.
by MarkLives. SA takes home five awards, Egypt three and Kenya six at 2018 Epica Awards, the ad awards show judged by industry journos worldwide.
VMLY&R has announced its global creative leadership team, following the unification of VML and Y&R to create a new brand experience agency, VMLY&R. Two South Africans have been promoted. According to AdAge, Y&R global CCO, Tony Granger (originally from South Africa), is set to retire. VMLY&R’s creative organisation will be led by global CCO Debbi […]
Seven South African entries, three Egyptian, two Kenyan and Nigerian, and one Namibian have made the shortlist for this year’s Epica, the advertising awards show judged by industry journalists, out of 4020 entries from 69 countries. The final results will be announced on 16 November 2018. The highest number of entries came from Germany, followed […]
WPP has created VMLY&R after merging VML and Y&R. The new ad agency will be led by GCEO Jon Cook, currently VML GCEO, who will report to Mark Read, WPP CEO. David Sable, former Y&R GCEO, becomes non-executive chairman as he transitions to a new role in WPP. “VMLY&R will be a powerful brand experience […]
by MarkLives. The One Show announced its 2018 winners in New York City on 9 and 11 May 2018.
The complete winners list of this year’s D&AD Awards has been announced but winners will have to wait until Thursday, 26 April 2018, to find out what colour Pencil they have won. This year saw a total of 721 Pencils awarded, with the US topping the country rankings with 194 Pencils. The UK followed with […]
by Herman Manson. The Y&R brand will exit the South African market as the last office of the agency, in Johannesburg, is being integrated into VML South Africa.
by MarkLives. Graham Lang, CCO of Y&R South Africa and Africa, is leaving the agency at the end of November 2017.