by Carey Finn. “The market needs to be aware that Avatar is in Cape Town, and we’re open for business,” says Mthunzi Plaatjie.
Mthunzi Plaatjie has been appointed as AVATAR’s managing director in Cape Town. The agency opened its office in the Mother City earlier this year, after being awarded the Chevron South Africa digital account following a three-way pitch. Plaatjie comes to AVATAR having just successfully launched BET Network (Black Entertainment Television) across a number of territories […]
Following a three-way pitch late last year, AVATAR has been awarded the Caltex digital account by Chevron South Africa. As a result, AVATAR will be opening a new Cape Town office. “We were invited to pitch for the Caltex digital account and went through the process late last year, alongside leading Cape Town-based agencies. We […]
Ad agency, Avatar, is looking for 43 contractors for a six-month project beginning in December 2018 until May 2019, and an additional 12 permanent staff in its Johannesburg and Cape Town offices. The agency is looking for the following contractors/freelancers: Business unit director Account directors (4) — TTL, digital & social, PR, events & activations […]
by MarkLives. This is the second major account win announced by the agency this year.
by Herman Manson. Avatar Cape Town, part of the M&N Brands group, will offer a number of services, including ATL, digital, social, BTL and PR.
AVATAR has appointed Brett Wild as its executive creative director in its Johannesburg office. “We are honoured to have Brett join the AVATAR family,” says AVATAR CCO, Veli Ngubane. “This appointment is in line with our vision to be respected internationally and preferred locally by clients in the markets in which we operate. We needed […]
AVATAR celebrates its fifth birthday this year with co-founder, Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, stepping down as agency CEO to take on a bigger role as group CEO of AVATAR Investment Holdings (AIH) and the AVATAR360 Group, which owns AVATAR Johannesburg and Cape Town. Co-founder, Veli Ngubane, will continue at the helm of the creative department. Growth The […]
by Herman Manson. Today we reveal which ad agency leaders were most admired by their peers in Cape Town during 2016!
by MarkLives. What are the expectations for the marketing and advertising industry in 2018? Mpange Chapeshamano, of Avatar Joburg, and Mthunzi Plaatjie, of Avatar Cape Town, respond.