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Dentsu names André Andrade CEO EMEA
Dentsu (brand: dentsu; head office: Dentsu Group Inc.; Location: Tokyo; representative: president and CEO Hiroshi Igarashi) today announced the appointment of André Andrade as CEO, dentsu EMEA overseeing the integrated growth strategy and business execution for dentsu within the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region. Andrade joins the community of Regional CEOs overseen by Giulio Malegori, recently appointed Group Chief Operating Officer, Dentsu Group Inc. 26 Oct 2023 Read more

A first for up-and-coming influencers in South Africa
Dentsu is calling for aspiring creators who see themselves as South Africa's brightest, newest stars as it launches the Dentsu School of Influence. 19 Oct 2023 Read more

Dentsu Creative celebrates #ReclaimYourDNA at the Loeries
Dentsu Creative's #ReclaimYourDNA campaign for AB InBev's Trophy Stout brings home two silver, two bronze and two craft at the esteemed Loeries Awards. 11 Oct 2023 Read more

Dentsu unveils the media trends set to shape 2024
Today, dentsu releases its annual media trends report, titled: The Pace of Progress: dentsu 2024 Media Trends. Created by gathering insights from its specialists within Carat, dentsu X and iProspect globally, the new dentsu report highlights 10 key catalysts of change within the media industry which are most likely to set the pace of progress for brands around the world. 6 Oct 2023 Read more

Dentsu Creative SA welcomes Ballantine's
Dentsu Creative South Africa (SA) has secured the digital and social business for Ballantine's in the South African market. 4 Oct 2023 Read more

Dentsu celebrates a night of huge success at the New Generation Awards 2023
Dentsu is thrilled to have won eight awards at the 2023 New Generation Awards: bringing home five Gold, one Silver and two Bronze. 4 Oct 2023 Read more

Dentsu Africa welcomes Wenbo Zheng as regional financial controller
Dentsu Africa proudly welcomes a seasoned financial expert to their ranks, Wenbo Zheng, who will steer their fiscal strategies to new horizons as their newly appointed regional financial controller. 22 Sep 2023 Read more

Maximising AI in business
AI in the workplace isn't just a buzzword; it's the secret sauce for maximising business potential. Whether it's streamlining processes, personalising customer experiences, or predicting market trends, AI is a driving force. 20 Sep 2023 Read more

Carat JHB takes home Media Agency of The Year
Carat South Africa celebrates a night of outstanding performance at the 2023 Most Awards, proudly securing the prestigious title of Media Agency of The Year for Carat Johannesburg, first place for Full-Service Media Agency for Carat Johannesburg and second place for Media Agency Lamb for Carat Cape Town. 18 Sep 2023 Read more

Cracking the code: Comedy's role in business audience engagement
In the world of advertising and marketing, blending comedy with business isn't just a funny idea - it's a powerful way for capturing audiences' attention. 28 Aug 2023 Read more

Empowering Africa's financial future: Pioneering a path of transformation
The horizon of Africa's financial domain stands poised for an extraordinary metamorphosis, holding tantalizing prospects. A tapestry woven with digital banking, inclusive finance, AI-driven insurance, and blockchain innovations are set to redefine the landscape of the industry. The synergy of technology is erasing barriers, democratising financial services through mobile payment platforms and Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs), thereby nurturing an ethos of inclusivity. 16 Aug 2023 Read more

Dentsu Mozambique and Create empower next-Gen talents at UEM
Dentsu Mozambique and Create, two agencies under the same roof, joined forces at Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo. Their goal? To engage and motivate final-year students specialising in Marketing & Public Relations and Journalism. 16 Aug 2023 Read more

#ReclaimYourDNA wins big at #Bookmarks2023
Dentsu Creative Africa celebrates remarkable success at this year's IAB South Africa Bookmark Awards. The award-winning creative agency brought home 11 prestigious awards, which included two golds, three silvers, two bronzes and four silver craft awards for the exceptional work on the #ReclaimYourDNA campaign, created for AB InBev's Trophy Stout. 2 Aug 2023 Read more

NightVision: Revolutionising campaign performance
Dentsu has taken the campaign performance delivery and optimisation landscape by storm with its groundbreaking digital adtech innovation, NightVision. Over the past few weeks, NightVision has undergone significant enhancements, accelerating its scale and optimisation capabilities as numerous campaigns go live during load shedding. 18 Jul 2023 Read more

Amapiano: The global groove for marketers and brands
Zibusiso Nkomo, strategic account director at iProspect (dentsu), and Lebogang Kgothadi, Music & Brand Partnership strategist, have their fingers on the pulse of Amapiano, the genre that has taken the world by storm since its emergence in South Africa in 2012. As marketers, advertisers, and creatives, we can't help but be captivated by its infectious beats and cross-cultural appeal. 14 Jul 2023 Read more

Naazema Rawoot appointed as Dentsu South Africa's chief financial officer
Following the announcement of Ruschda Ismail taking over the reins from Bevis Hoets as chief financial officer (CFO) for Dentsu Africa, Dentsu South Africa (SA) is pleased to announce the promotion of Naazema Rawoot as CFO for the market. 12 Jul 2023 Read more

Dentsu Africa welcomes a familiar face as their new chief financial officer
Dentsu is celebrating a new era as they bid farewell to Bevis Hoets who has been the chief financial officer (CFO) for Dentsu Africa for over 10 years. During his time at Dentsu, Hoets has made significant contributions both locally and across the African region. 3 Jul 2023 Read more

Embracing AI, unleashing creativity, and navigating the future
Dentsu once again infused the spirit of creativity into this year's Cannes Lions, embracing the festival's 70th anniversary with an invigorating blend of youthful enthusiasm and renewed passion. The vibrant atmosphere was complemented by Dentsu's captivating panel discussions, where the theme of creativity took centre stage. 29 Jun 2023 Read more

Nkanyezi Masango to accelerate modern creativity at dentsu as CCO
Dentsu Africa is delighted to announce the appointment of Nkanyezi Masango as chief creative officer (CCO) for dentsu creative effective from 1 August 2023. 27 Jun 2023 Read more

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