by MarkLives. WPP is launching AKQA in South Africa through the rebranding of Platform 5.
by Zibusiso Mkhwanazi. I would like to expand on Jarred Cinman’s views — which I fully agree with — in his MarkLives, #BigQ2020 trends piece.
by Herman Manson. Zwelakhe Tshabangu’s The Make Beautiful Agency has been acquired by M&N Brands, the network which owns Avatar Agency Group.
by Johanna McDowell. Here are seven possible trends that stood out at the recent AdForum Worldwide Summit in London, 22–25 September 2019.
by Herman Manson. TBWA\South Africa has merged agencies Grid Worldwide and Openco.
by Herman Manson. Hellocomputer Cape Town and FCB Cape Town have merged to create a new agency: HelloFCB+.
by Herman Manson. The experiential and activation agency has sold a majority (50.1%) stake to the retail solutions company.
by Johanna McDowell (@jomcdowell) NEW YORK: Day 2 of 2014 AdForum Worldwide Summit in New York City was a big day for us, as we saw three industry leaders during its course: Maurice Levy, CEO of Publicis Groupe, Arthur Sadoun, CEO of Publicis Worldwide and Gustavo Martinez, global CEO of J Walter Thompson.