by Herman Manson. Only three global agency networks are still involved in the process.
by Herman Manson. MTN, one of the Africa’s biggest mobile brands, is out to pitch again, MarkLives has confirmed.
by Herman Manson. One of Africa’s biggest telco brands, MTN, is out to pitch, with only major global agency networks invited.
by Herman Manson. The MTN Group has confirmed the appointment of the Omnicom Group as its integrated global agency.
by Johanna McDowell (@jomcdowell) The Pitch List is a new monthly summary of recently completed pitches. It draws data collected by the Independent Agency Search and Selection Company (IAS) from across the industry and is not limited to pitches handled by IAS.
The Cell C advertising account is not out to pitch. Karin Fourie, Senior Manager: Public and Media Relations at Cell C, confirmed that the account not being moved. “Ogilvy is still our agency of choice,” says Fourie.
It has been widely speculated in the ad industry that Cell C would be ill pleased to sit in the same group (WPP) as Vodacom (with Ireland/Davenport) and MTN (with MetropolitanRepublic) and that the account has gone out to pitch.
by Herman Manson. We list the most-read-about account pitches and new business wins on MarkLives during 2016. It was a big year!
by Herman Manson. The former group CEO of Wunderman Thompson South Africa who was slated for relocation to a global client role, has decided to stay in South Africa.
by Veli Ngubane. Hlamalani Sunshine Shibambo is a hero. I’ve been running this column since 2016 and this interview brought me to tears.
by MarkLives. For 2019, Bomb and Darling Films have been jointly selected for production excellence in SA by SA agency execs. This is a new category.