by Carey Finn. ACA CEO Mathe Okaba chats about her role, the inaugural South African Effie Awards, and nurturing young talent.
Tag archives: ACA
Van der Haar on change, creativity & transformation
by Jessica Evans. While Odette van der Haar has embraced her new position at Publicis, she remains involved in the ACA, and it seems she still has much to do.
BREAKING: ACA CEO tenders resignation
by MarkLives. Odette van der Haar will remain in office until the end of June 2018 and the board will, in due course, announce the official search for a new CEO.
EDITORIAL: The ACA struck out on Telkom. We need to talk about it.
The editors of MarkLives invite you to add your name to our call for further and substantive engagement and transparency on this matter by the ACA.
ACA suspends DDB SA, Ireland/Davenport, Wunderman
by MarkLives. The suspensions follows after the agencies were found guilty of transgressing the ACA’s Code of Conduct governing tenders and pitches.
Telkom out to pitch; ACA concerned
by Herman Manson. As many as 12–15 agencies are believed to have been approached, including the major networks plus some independents.
ACA, Creative Circle, Loeries hit back at Gotz
by Herman Manson. In a joint statement, the ACA, Creative Circle and Loeries have taken aim at Chris Gotz and more indirectly at his current agency.
AdReview: A memo and the end of an institution
by Herman Manson. Tony Koenderman has cancelled AdReview — the industry awards show he has been running for nearly 15 years.
Hermaneutics: Two narratives on MetropolitanRepublic sanctions
by Herman Manson (@marklives) Two very interesting but diverging stories ran on Thursday, 7 November 2013, in, ironically, two media products that also shares a newsroom. Both cover the MetropolitanRepublic/Loeries awards scandal, which saw the agency stripped of its awards for entering work that did not meet entry criteria, and then blaming its juniors, the broader ad industry and the Loerie organisers when caught out (it did eventually take full responsibility for its actions).
Marketing 101: Time to overcome the fear of commitment
by Odette van der Haar (@odette_roper) It’s time to discard the fear of commitment and, with the right tools, optimise your client-agency relationship to continue to generate work that is relevant, creative and results-orientated.