Paul Jackson

CEO / Founder at Grey Advertising Africa
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa


CEO / Founder at Grey Advertising Africa
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Current employment

Grey Advertising, Volcano Advertising -
Present - Johannesburg
I am Group Managing Director of GREY Africa. GREY is the advertising network of GREY Group which ranks among the largest global communications companies and its parent company is WPP. I’m a visionary, big picture thinker and I believe my role is to lead and build a distinctive creative business culture. I lead from the front. I’m a doer, a motivator, a team player, building morale and inspiring others to be the best they can be. I’m able to initiate action and motivate staff to achieve specific goals by encouraging and rewarding those who perform and succeed.


Advertising, Strategy, Digital Strategy, Public Relations & Communicati, Marketing strategy developme, Management and Leadership, Insights, Research, Social Media


Bachelor of Commerce
Year completed:1994
Education level:Degree
Final year subjects:Bachelor of Commerce - Marketing, Accountancy, Economics, Commercial Law, Business Economics, Behavioural Economics
Institution:University of Witwatersrand
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
#BizTrends2021: A look at the advertising industry in 2021

2020. What an awful year. A year of rolling disasters, life-changing events and huge loss of life. A year that few will remember with any fondness...

By Paul Jackson 21 Jan 2021

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