by Herman Manson. Collective ID, an ad agency best known for its former incarnation as Ireland/Davenport, has stopped trading, MarkLives has confirmed.
by MarkLives. John Davenport has joined Havas South Africa as its new chief creative officer.
by Herman Manson. John Davenport, co-founder of Ireland/Davenport, the agency that was recently reinvented as Collective ID, has resigned from the business.
by Carey Finn. Collective ID has used the challenges of the last three years to reinvent itself, positioning collectivity, transformation and diversity as core values of the ad agency.
by MarkLives. The suspensions follows after the agencies were found guilty of transgressing the ACA’s Code of Conduct governing tenders and pitches.
by Herman Manson. This creative shares important lessons he’s learnt as an entrepreneur and in helping run one of the country’s more-iconic agencies.
by Herman Manson. Ireland/Davenport has suffered its third significant account loss — SA Tourism — in just over two months.
by MarkLives (@marklives) It’s a full house of three Zeros in the latest Ad Feature, not to mention FIFA, Sepp Blatter and Appletiser! expert Andy Rice and Sizakele Marutlulle also discuss the proliferation of high-end brand shops in local malls, despite what we thought to be recessionary conditions.
by Herman Manson (@marklives) The Vodacom loss accounts for about 40% of Ireland/Davenport’s revenue, MD Sue Napier confirms, and will result in the agency contracting in size.
by MarkLives (@marklives) Vodacom will be consolidating its advertising and communication portfolios into one agency group, moving its above-the-line account from Ireland/Davenport to join its digital and retail portfolios at Ogilvy & Mather South Africa.