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Owen Kessel Leo Burnett wins McDonald's South Africa accountGlobal icon McDonald's has awarded its South African business to Owen Kessel Leo Burnett (OKLB), effective October 2015. 30 Jul 2015 Read More++
OKLB helps bring Rhodes brand to fruitionOwenKessel Leo Burnett is proud to announce that it has been appointed as the lead above-the-line agency for the Rhodes brand, to continue building the momentum of the Rhodes Food Group's great successes in the market. 8 Jul 2015 Read More++
OKLB shines at the SAFTAsOwen Kessel Leo Burnett and Amstel Lager are together toasting the success of iNumber number, and director Donovan Marsh, following the announcement of the SAFTA award winners in Johannesburg on Sunday night last week. 2 Apr 2015 Read More++
Owen Kessel Leo Burnett appointed lead agency for Dimension DataOwen Kessel Leo Burnett (OKLB) is proud to announce that it has been appointed the lead, through-the-line agency for Dimension Data, following a six-way pitch in December last year. 27 Mar 2015 Read More++
OKLB wins at LoeriesOwenKessel Leo Burnett is proud to announce that despite its status as one of the newer kids on the agency block, the group brought home two trophies and two Craft Certificates from the recently celebrated Loerie Awards. 3 Oct 2014 Read More++
OwenKessel Leo Burnett launches Amstel LiteOwenKessel Leo Burnett is making its play with the latest campaign for Amstel Lite, the new Amstel variant that has been launched in South Africa in September. 22 Sep 2014 Read More++
The future looks fortified - OwenKessel wins FutureLife businessFutureLife, South Africa's first and only scientifically formulated, balanced, nutrient dense food to contain Moducare*, has appointed ideas agency OwenKessel to take their product offering to the next level. 3 Dec 2013 Read More++
OwenKessel announces creative partnership with FHM magazineHot on the heels of OwenKessel's recent account wins, the award-winning ideas agency is proud to announce a creative partnership with iconic South African media offering, FHM South Africa. 21 Nov 2013 Read More++
OwenKessel helps KOO feed the nation with an edible billboardMost billboards feature a message from a brand. But what if a billboard could also be useful? What if it could feed people? On October 16 2013, in honour of World Food Day, Ideas Agency OwenKessel helped South Africa's number one food brand, KOO, make history as both companies pledged their commitment to help alleviate hunger by creating South Africa's first edible billboard. 30 Oct 2013 Read More++
OwenKessel Ideas Agency wins Total Retail businessOwenKessel Ideas Agency is excited to announce the win of Total's Retail business; this dynamic account will allow OwenKessel to participate in the increasingly competitive garage forecourt retail environment and engage directly with the specific demands and behaviour of the forecourt consumer. Total chose OwenKessel as its retail champion for this sector because of their proven skillset in retail and shopper marketing. 4 Oct 2013 Read More++
A well informed country is the gateway to changeOwenKessel is proud to showcase their latest ad campaign for Business Day. The motif across the TV, press and online campaign that launched on 13 September 2013 is "Understand your country, or lose it". 19 Sep 2013 Read More++
Exponential digital success with Amstel "Chef" digital campaignAmstel's new TVC, "The Chef", has achieved exponential digital success with the online advert receiving the accolade of the most viewed digital advert for South African beer. 12 Sep 2013 Read More++
OwenKessel and Vega School affiliation nurtures South Africa's top talentNever has it been more prevalent in South Africa with the current financial climate being tenuous at best, many young graduates are struggling to find jobs after studying; a stark reality after the high of graduating. Additionally, not enough businesses are recognising the value in employing students at a grass roots level. What better way to nurture new talent than to take them in to a working environment, giving them the experience and confidence needed to achieve success in a working agency world. 4 Jun 2013 Read More++
OwenKessel launch their Valentine's Day challengeTo celebrate the tradition of Valentines Day and quite literally to spread the love, ideas-centric, media agnostic agency, OwenKessel has big plans for the day of love. Through an online competition, an OwenKessel creative team will be salvaging Valentine's Day for one lucky person and subsequently one lucky couple (we hope). Entrants will be encouraged to send in their Valentine's Day challenge to a dedicated website and OwenKessel's 'team Valentine' will choose the most compelling and worthy story. The lucky winner will receive their tailor made Valentine's Day experience as a reward. 7 Feb 2013 Read More++
OwenKessel appoints Catri Dixon as Head of DigitalDigital and online marketing strategist, Catri Dixon will be taking the helm of OwenKessel's digital arm in her new role as Head of Digital. Dixon's main role will be providing strategic solutions and campaigns for OwenKessel and its existing stable of clients. 21 Jan 2013 Read More++
Ben Wren to head up new OwenKessel Cape Town officeBen Wren, Co-founder and former CEO of 60 Layers of Cake has joined the team at OwenKessel and will be heading up its new Cape Town office as of January 2013. 7 Dec 2012 Read More++
OwenKessel wins LIA Award for acclaimed TVC "The Boxer"OwenKessel, leading ideas centric and media agnostic advertising agency in association with Greg Gray of Velocity Films, has scooped a silver LIA award for best Cinematography and was a finalist in Direction in the Online Film Production and Post Production category for Amstel's new TVC "The Boxer". 30 Nov 2012 Read More++
OwenKessel wins LG South Africa accountAfter a three-way pitch the team at OwenKessel is excited to announce the win of the LG South Africa Consumer Electronics account. This is another recent win for OwenKessel and a significant one, as the agency is tasked with driving home the LG brand message of versatility, quality and accessibility. 13 Sep 2012 Read More++
OwenKessel wins Business Day accountOwenKessel is excited to announce the win of the Business Day account, the country's premium financial publication. Forming an integral element of this account win is the communication of the BDlive website, Business Day's new digital flagship product suite, incorporating a website‚ iPhone and iPad app. 17 Aug 2012 Read More++
It's a knock-out with OwenKessel's new Amstel TVCThe team at OwenKessel is set to engage their audiences on an emotional level with a quintessential South African TVC for Amstel Lager. 30 Jul 2012 Read More++
OwenKessel appoints Sizwe Salimane as new GMIdeas Agency, OwenKessel is excited to have appointed Sizwe Salimane as their new General Manager to streamline and expand its processes as the Agency continues to grow incrementally and expands its offerings throughout South Africa and Africa. 29 Jul 2012 Read More++