by Zibusiso Mkhwanazi. How many of us stop and think about our own brands — the agencies we have built from scratch?
by Zibusiso Mkhwanazi. I would like to expand on Jarred Cinman’s views — which I fully agree with — in his MarkLives, #BigQ2020 trends piece.
by Herman Manson. M&N Brands, owned by Zibusiso Mkhwanazi and Veli Ngubane of Avatar fame, has launched a new agency with Mbuso Ndlovu and Chiedza Quinchette.
by Herman Manson. Zibusiso Mkhwanazi and Veli Ngubane have rebranded their agency holding company to M&N Brands.
by MarkLives. Why are so many black professionals disgruntled with the rate of progress? Next up in our panel is Zibusiso Mkhwanazi of AVATAR.
by Herman Manson (@marklives) Zibusiso Mkhwanazi and Veli Ngubane decided to launch an integrated ad agency. With R2000 as start-up money. True story, says Ngubane (29), who was a Non Executive Director at Ireland-Davenport before he joined forces with Mkhwanazi (30), a serial entrepreneur best known in the agency world for being Executive Chairman at KRAZYBOYZ digital and later as Chairman of The Redquarter Brand Design.
Launched in January 2012, Avatar is positioned as a full-service marketing agency “with digital at the core,” and today counts 20th Century Fox, National Geographic, Fox International Channels and Dinners Club International amongst its clients. The agency also employs 28 people in Johannesburg and 4 in Durban.
by MarkLives. M&N Brands has acquired a 51% stake in Espresso DBN, an independent Durban-based ad agency.
As businesses in Africa face challenges that are unique to those faced by its global counterparts, Avatar Agency Group has launched a specialist practice, Resilience at Avatar. The objective is to help leaders navigate these unprecedented times as they look to develop tools and strategies for recovery after the covid-19 pandemic. The new company is […]
Telkom has awarded Avatar its public relations account across the BCX and Openserve brands. The account will be serviced by Avatar PR, the public relations agency within the Avatar Agency Group. “We were looking for a highly creative agency to partner with us, one that can efficiently use powerful storytelling and help us build a […]
The South African Revenue Services (SARS) has awarded its marketing and advertising account to Avatar Johannesburg, part of the Avatar Agency Group (formerly Avatar South Africa). Avatar will deliver all of SARS brand and TTL campaigns for a period of three years. “We are fully aware of the important role we play in helping the […]