Havas is proud to announce the appointment of Mandy Leontakianakis as its new Chief Strategy Officer. Leontakianakis will be based in the Johannesburg office, leading strategy at Havas Johannesburg and across the group, including Havas Boondoggle in Cape Town.
Havas Johannesburg 2 days ago
Liquorice, a DigitasLBi company, took top honours at last night's prestigious 15th National Business Awards in Johannesburg, being named Digital Company of the Year, beating out Microsoft, GetSmarter and Superbalist among others.
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In addition to celebrating the full class of 32 winners at the ceremony that was held on Thursday, 16 November 2017, in New York, The One Club for Creativity revealed two additional special awards recognising the best of the best of young creatives age 30 and under.
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If you've got what it takes and have your sight set on the world of media and advertising, through a six-month paid internship programme, then you're in the right place! At Dentsu Aegis Network you will get the opportunity to explore the various fundamentals of media, such as strategy and planning, client service, creative, and digital and much more. We do it all, we push the boundaries and, on top of it all, we love a sneaky midweek party!
Dentsu Aegis Network 3 days ago
"The days of giving digital a pass, are over. It's time to grow up. It's time for action." These are the words of Proctor & Gamble's chief brand officer, Marc Pritchard. This is ironic because P&G were one of the first major global brands to spend up to 35% of its massive marketing budget on digital in 2013. Just 4 years later the company is retracing its steps, cutting $140m in digital ad spend because of brand safety concerns and ineffective ads.
Omar Essack 3 days ago
The One Club for Creativity has opened the call for entries for the 2018 One Show awards, and kicked off yesterday, Wednesday, 15 November 2017, with the humorous "Be Famous Famous" campaign developed by J. Walter Thompson New York.
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Nedbank has been doing some very appealing advertising of late, and the bank and its agency, Joe Public, have already got a few Orchids from me.
Brendan Seery 14 Nov 2017
With a total of 64 points, the Johannesburg based advertising agency The Odd Number, winner of the 2017 Pendoring Umpetha Award, has emerged at the top of this year's Pendoring ranking. In second place is Joe Public with 58 points, followed by 7Films with 40 points. The agencies Black Khaki and Ogilvy Mather Johannesburg are in joint fourth place with 34 points, and Abnormal Group in fifth position with 26 points.
14 Nov 2017
A year and a half since being appointed CEO of TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, Karabo Denalane explains why "there's never been a better time to be in the industry."
Jessica Tennant 14 Nov 2017
Cannes Lions has launched the 2018 Festival of Creativity, with important changes to the delegate experience and awards structure.
14 Nov 2017
Anatoly Roytman, managing director of Accenture Interactive and Global lead for EALA (Europe, Africa, Middle East and Latin America), believes that Accenture Interactive is building the "agency of the future". We asked him to elaborate as our #MeettheMarketer this month on Bizcommunity.africa.
Louise Marsland 13 Nov 2017