by Herman Manson. Emmet O’ Hanlon, CEO of DDB South Africa and MD for the sub-Saharan Africa region at DDB, is leaving at the end of 2019.
by Johanna McDowell. DDB was first up and it’s fascinating to see how a leadership change in the past 18 months has changed the way that this agency presents itself.
by Johanna McDowell. The 4A’s presented top-line results from a recent survey to establish the reasons that clients review their agencies.
by Oresti Patricios. Telkom, BCX, DDB SA and Velocity Films score an absolute slam-dunk with one of the strongest B2B campaigns I’ve seen in a while.
by Oresti Patricios. DDB SA gets Glad’s message about keeping fare fresh across to Instagram foodies.
by Oresti Patricios. The current ad from Telkom, by DDB and directed by Figment’s Robin Goode, draws upon both the celebrity and the cute factor.
by Johanna McDowell. At SapientNitro on Day 4, the talk was of “conductivity” rather than simply “connectivity” — as always, ahead of the game.
by Johanna McDowell (@jomcdowell) NEW YORK: Day 3 of the 2014 AdForum Worldwide Summit in New York City was a spectacular day where we, as consultants, were exposed to work of a world-leading quality in our industry. It is extraordinary how talented the advertising community is and how adaptable.
by Herman Manson (@marklives) Telkom has awarded its advertising account to DDB. The tender went out on 14 March 2014 and closed on 8 April. Bidding agencies had to have the capability to operationally support a business with media spend of R25 million per month, according to the tender document.
Alistair King, group creative director of the King James Group, doesn’t bother to hide his enthusiasm for the latest, possibly bravest, move within his agency to further define its offering in a competitive market, where budgets are shifting from above-the-line to integrated campaigns and what was traditionally considered below-the-line work.