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Grey Africa appoints new Senior Traffic Manager and StrategistGrey Africa recently welcomed two new advertising experts to their family - Samantha Di Terlizzi as the Senior Traffic Manager and Dineo Bodibe as a Strategist. 20 Oct 2020 Read more

Grey Africa wins Creative Circle Award for #SavannaVirtualComedyBar campaign, ahead of launch of season twoGrey Africa is proud to announce that it has been recognised by the Creative Circle for its work on the #SavannaVirtualComedyBar campaign, winning first place in the Digital Interactive Award category. The #SavannaVirtualComedyBar was developed and launched during the Covid-19 lockdown to support comedians and help cheer up the nation. 16 Oct 2020 Read more

Grey Advertising Africa appoints new strategy business directorGrey Advertising Africa is excited to announce the recent appointment of Sindiswa Masuta as its new strategy business director to take responsibility for all the business of strategy, including - South African Tourism, Mazda, Distell to name a few brands. 2 Jun 2020 Read more

Grey Africa welcomes Khanya Sijaji as new creative directorOn behalf of WPP Liquid, the team at Grey Africa is excited to announce the appointment of Khanya Sijaji as the new creative director at WPP's agency for Distell, Team Liquid. 26 Mar 2020 Read more

Grey Advertising Africa excels in the Scopen Agency Scope studyGrey Advertising Africa is proud to announce its outstanding results in the latest Scopen Agency Scope study. 5 Mar 2020 Read more

Grey makes a splash at the Super BowlThe Super Bowl might be over, but Grey keeps on winning as more media outlets feature the company's work in their 'best of' and 'top-10' lists. Grey had four separate activations before, during, and after the big game on 3 February, which all made big splashes. 17 Feb 2020 Read more

WPP Liquid hires heavyweight Felix Kessel as creative leadOn behalf of WPP Liquid, the team at Grey Africa is excited to announce the appointment of Felix Kessel as the new creative lead at WPP's agency for Distell, Team Liquid. 23 Jan 2020 Read more

Grey Advertising Africa announces Louise Johnston as managing directorGrey Advertising Africa has announced the appointment of seasoned advertising campaigner, Louise Johnston as managing director of its South African operations. 8 Nov 2019 Read more

Nirvik Singh promoted to global COO role at Grey GroupA prime mover in Grey's dynamic international growth 12 Sep 2019 Read more

Gillette Women's Day tributeWhen a company touches the lives of over five billion people around the world, the potential to do good is profound. The people we serve expect more from brands and companies - to do more for society as well as their businesses. According to EBiquity 2018 survey, nine out of 10 millennials and GenZ-ers expect brands to take a stand on social and environmental issues. They expect brands to be a 'force for good'. This is a significant shift to what was expected from brands a decade ago. 14 Aug 2019 Read more

Mazda Southern Africa appoints Grey Advertising AfricaGrey Advertising Africa is pleased to announce its appointment by Mazda Southern Africa effective 1 November 2019. 13 Aug 2019 Read more

Grey takes us back to a Life before UberReminiscing about your wild and free nights spent partying it up is awesome. Remembering that your mom was there outside the club to pick you up at exactly 11:30pm because you didn't have a ride? Not so awesome. 11 Jan 2019 Read more

The Grey Africa Network sets its Vision 2020 at the Phambili Africa annual conferenceThe Grey Africa Network three-day conference, Phambili Africa, wrapped up with Grey CEO, Paul Jackson, presenting the Group's Vision 2020: "To be the best agency network on the continent by scale, geographic coverage, talent and client and award recognition by 2020." 28 Sep 2018 Read more

Grey Consulting is launchedMichael Houston, Worldwide CEO of Grey Group, announced the launch of Grey Consulting. This new global enterprise practice for the network will draw on over 150 professionals across the world, technologists and leading-edge creative intelligence. 7 Aug 2018 Read more

Grey Africa wins double at Apex Awards 2018The prestigious APEX Awards, presented by The ACA (Association for Communication and Advertising) recognises the performance excellence of communications campaigns. Grey Africa was recognised at the 2018 awards show for a campaign that utilised an unusual method to garner consumer attention and action. The campaign, entitled NSPCA "Dogfight", was awarded a Bronze APEX, as well as the Kantar Millward Brown Special Award for demonstrating an ingenious response to limited advertising or research funds. 27 Jul 2018 Read more

Virgin Money and Grey South Africa presents 'The Unpredictables'Famously effective advertising agency Grey Johannesburg recently produced a series of television commercials for Virgin Money Insurance titled "The Unpredictables". 4 Jun 2018 Read more

Grey Johannesburg wins Wood Pencil at D&AD 2018On Thursday night, Grey Johannesburg was awarded a Wood Pencil at the D&AD Festival in London for its Duracell radio campaign, "Times change. Power doesn't." 2 May 2018 Read more

Consol Glass and Grey Johannesburg's winning ad sees new success at Kantar Millward BrownConsol Glass is proud to announce that their television commercial (TVC), "The Best Things Come in Glass", has been given new honour at second place on the most liked ad list by Kantar Millward Brown this March. Even though the award was for second place, it was overall the best loved South African-produced advert. Last year saw success for the firms as the ad was placed number one for Q1 in 2017. 4 Apr 2018 Read more

Grey Africa wins big at Creative Circle AwardsGrey Africa was recognised at the prestigious Creative Circle Awards for its work on its Satellife and Duracell campaigns. Satellife won first place in Outdoor and the Duracell 'Times Change' radio advertisements won third place in Radio. 26 Mar 2018 Read more

Grey Advertising South Africa's Dulux TVC named one of South Africa's Best Liked Ads by Kantar Millward BrownLocal agency Grey Advertising's Dulux 'Weatherguard' TVC was recently listed as one of Kantar Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads for the fourth and final quarter of 2017. 23 Mar 2018 Read more

Uber goes local, with their first 'above-the-line' campaignGrey Advertising is proud to announce Uber's first South African locally produced TVC and radio spot campaign, which went live from Monday, 13 November 2017. The concept centred on Freedom. The campaign brings to life the occasions when we just don't want to be troubled by the hassle of driving ourselves to an outing which requires us to be free. The ads capture the comedically irrational relationships between South Africans and their cars. 30 Nov 2017 Read more

Grey Europe named EACA Euro Effies Agency of the Year 2017Grey Europe has been named Agency of the Year at the 2017 EACA Euro Effies in Brussels. This marks the eighth time since 2005 that the agency network has scooped the prestigious award and is further proof of Grey's commitment to delivering Famously Effective work for its clients. 23 Oct 2017 Read more

Client service is deadWhat has been the biggest change in the advertising industry over the last two decades, besides the rise of digital channels? Surely one of the biggest changes has been client service. Back in the day, client service were paper-pushers. Glorified admin girls. Perhaps half-decent project managers, if you were lucky. That role is well and truly dead. Thank goodness. But it doesn't bode well for you or your agency if you think that this archaic role will satisfy your clients' needs in 2017. 17 Oct 2017 Read more

Grey champions business in AfricaWhile there is no doubt that both the image and reality of Africa has changed dramatically, and the reality of the continent's economic growth rate is constantly strengthening, there is still much fear which surrounds taking on new business territory in Africa. 2 Oct 2017 Read more

Fearless, or just pigheaded?Did you know that DHA, an important omega-3 fatty acid, is found concentrated in mammalian brains? I ate one. Yes, I did. Pig brain! I still shudder at the thought, and I am pretty sure that my vegan friends will have my head for it. Yet, I did it. Why? Because actions speak louder than words, and when confronted with your own perception of bravery, you can only step up and face the proverbial music. 22 Sep 2017 Read more

Grey South Africa wins Gold, Silver and Bronze at Loeries 2017This weekend Grey Africa proved that you don't have to be a big agency to win at the Loeries. In short, the agency won: 23 Aug 2017 Read more

Grey Group acquires major stake in Hug DigitalGrey Group has acquired a majority stake in Hug Digital, a leading independent regional digital marketing agency, based in the Middle East. Founded in 2009 by Oussama Jamal (Chairman) and Tim Baker (Chief Executive Officer), Hug Digital is one of the largest and fastest-growing 360°digital agencies in the MENA region. 17 Aug 2017 Read more

Revlon selects WPP's Grey and MediaCom as global agencies of recordRevlon, Inc. (NYSE:REV) recently announced the appointment of Grey as its global creative agency of record and MediaCom as its global media agency of record. 15 Aug 2017 Read more

Grey South Africa wins Gold at Cannes LionsWhen you start thinking about how much culture and technology have changed over the last 10 years, it's really quite something. This was the insight that won Grey South Africa a Gold Cannes Lion for its radio campaign for Duracell Duralock technology - guaranteeing a 10-year shelf life. 30 Jun 2017 Read more

Grey Africa nabs third spot at the Creative Circle AwardsGrey Africa's iconic NSPCA dog fight campaign won third place at the Creative Circle Awards 2017. 2 Jun 2017 Read more

Grey Africa appoints Jeanette Grove as Creative Director of Content and SocialJeanette joins Grey Africa from Quirk, and prior to that Gloo and Ogilvy. She brings to Grey just over 21 years' experience in the broadcasting, advertising and communications industries in both South Africa and the UK. 8 May 2017 Read more

Easter holiday: keeping your eye on the important thingsMost South Africans are looking forward to a well deserved break this Easter holidays. It allows for quality time with the people who matter most, family. Whether traveling or staying home, families are generally more relaxed during this time and might not be as aware of their surroundings as they would be during their day to day routines. A car door might not be locked or a safety belt could be left unsecured. This is however, the time where we should be more committed to safety due to heightened criminal activities and an influx of traffic on our national roads. 13 Apr 2017 Read more

Grey Group chooses Centrespread as its lead agency in NigeriaGrey, Adweek Global Agency of the Year 2015, is re-entering Nigeria with immediate effect, having appointed Centrespread, one of Nigeria's largest independent advertising communications groups as its affiliate in that market. The Centrespread Group, which operates from offices in Lagos and Abuja, will rebrand as Centrespread Grey, re-establishing the global advertising giant as a leader in providing creative and effective fullservice marketing solutions across the African continent. 10 Apr 2017 Read more

Grey Design leads the pack by creating a solution to a problem unheard of in suburban South Africa"Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth…these are one and the same fight." ~ Ban Ki-moon, Eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations. 21 Feb 2017 Read more

Grey Africa's Fran Luckin is the first South African female jury president at Cannes Lions 2017Fran Luckin, Chief Creative Officer of Grey Advertising Africa, has been named President of the Print and Publishing Jury at 2017's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. 8 Feb 2017 Read more