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The World Health Organisation partnered with Ogilvy | Social.Lab South Africa to launch 'Vaccines Bring Us Closer' global campaign
The World Health Organisation partnered with Ogilvy | Social.Lab South Africa to launch 'Vaccines Bring Us Closer' global campaignArticle

Ogilvy Worldwide and Ogilvy | Social.Lab South Africa joined forces with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to celebrate World Immunisation Week...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 4 May 2021

London International Awards creates coaching programme
London International Awards creates coaching programmeArticle

London International Awards has created a coaching and networking programme to develop, educate, inspire and grow young creative talent...

17 Feb 2021

RIP Brian Searle-Tripp
RIP Brian Searle-TrippArticle

Tributes are pouring in for Brian Searle-Tripp who has reportedly passed away...

6 Oct 2020

Ogilvy named Network of the Year by The One Show
Ogilvy named Network of the Year by The One ShowArticle

The One Show, the world's most prestigious award show in advertising, design and digital marketing, has named Ogilvy 2020 Network of the Year in recognition of outstanding work across disciplines on behalf of its clients...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 22 Jun 2020

Ogilvy COO promoted to top global role
Ogilvy COO promoted to top global roleArticle

Ogilvy South Africa has announced the promotion of Joanna Oosthuizen, Ogilvy South Africa's chief operations officer, to director public relations and influence for Ogilvy's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 7 Nov 2019

Ogilvy's Worldwide Creative Council welcomes SA's Pete Case
Ogilvy's Worldwide Creative Council welcomes SA's Pete CaseArticle

Pete Case, Ogilvy South Africa's chief creative and innovation officer, has been promoted to Ogilvy's 12-member Worldwide Creative Council.

3 May 2019

Ogilvy JHB to deliver modern marketing with Elouise Kelly as new MD
Ogilvy JHB to deliver modern marketing with Elouise Kelly as new MDArticle

Ogilvy Johannesburg has announced the appointment of Elouise Kelly as new agency MD, with former deputy MD Tracey Edwards now chief delivery officer...

5 Apr 2018

#BizTrends2018: Sex, data and advertising
#BizTrends2018: Sex, data and advertisingArticle

Forget about Harry and Meghan, the match of the century is advertising and research, with data playing cupid...

Natalie Otte, Ilse Dinner, Issued by Kantar 8 Jan 2018

South Africans join juries at Dubai Lynx
South Africans join juries at Dubai LynxArticle

DUBAI, UAE: Three South African judges, Ana Carrapichano, Collette Wasielewski and Fran Luckin, will serve on the jury at the Dubai Lynx, MENA's leading awards and festival of creativity, taking place from 8-10 March 2015...

20 Jan 2015

Old friends, young talent at new agency
Old friends, young talent at new agencyArticle

Young talent from disadvantaged backgrounds, given a hand up and gaining real commercial experience so as to make them attractive in a competitive job market. This is the aim of three old(er) hands in advertising with a new Cape-Town based commercial venture, Old Friends Young Talent (OFyt), that hopes to help transform the ad industry from the bottom up.

Herman Manson: @marklives 22 Mar 2012

SAB, Ogilvy celebrate 50 years of 'unbreakable' friendship
SAB, Ogilvy celebrate 50 years of 'unbreakable' friendshipArticle

South African Breweries (SAB) and Ogilvy last week celebrated half-a-century of what looks like an 'unbreakable' friendship which kicked off in 1961, with the Johannesburg- and Cape-Town-based ad agencies having done a titanic job of catapulting over 30 brands of beer to the summit of glory and fame in South Africa and Africa. [video]

Issa Sikiti da Silva: @sikitimedia 21 Sep 2011

Centenary of Ogilvy wisdom
Centenary of Ogilvy wisdomArticle

The iconic ad man, David Ogilvy, born on June 23 1911, has been credited with shaping the modern ad industry and introducing revolutionary ideas in the 1920s. This week, Ogilvy's offices across the world will be celebrating the centenary of his birth.

20 Jun 2011

Ogilvy takes on the "geekification of the ad industry"
Ogilvy takes on the "geekification of the ad industry"Article

[EXCLUSIVE] Ogilvy Cape Town is making a tangible move towards integrating digital skills companywide and across traditional agency silos as ad spend continues its shift online. The agency has rolled out a comprehensive educational initiative with lecturer and digital strategist Dave Duarte, who joins the company to lead its Ogilvy Digital Marketing Academy (ODMA).

Herman Manson: @marklives 10 May 2011

WPP to buy majority stakes in Ogilvy SA, Mindshare SAArticle

NEWSWATCH: Subject to obtaining regulatory approval, WPP announced today, Thursday, 27 January 2011, that it has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Ogilvy South Africa. Along with its group companies, Ogilvy SA is part of the Ogilvy Worldwide network. WPP is also increasing its stake in Mindshare South Africa, which will form part of the GroupM network of companies within SA.

27 Jan 2011

Cannes Cyber, Outdoor, Radio Lions jury heads announced
Cannes Cyber, Outdoor, Radio Lions jury heads announcedArticle

LONDON, UK: Three industry leaders - Nick Law,Olivier Altmann and Eugene Cheong - will take the positions of Cyber, Outdoor and Radio Lions jury presidents at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

19 Jan 2011

Black Eagle for Euro RSCG
Black Eagle for Euro RSCGArticle

Euro RSCG's 'Easter Bunny' flew off with the Black Eagle, as well as Gold Eagles in the Product and Campaign categories, at the 2010 Eagle Print Awards held last night, Wednesday, 27 October 2010, at the Atlas Studios in Johannesburg. Sponsored by Independent Newspapers, the Eagles reward the most creative print media seen in South Africa over the past year.

28 Oct 2010

Darren Woolley
[AdForum Worldwide Summit] A collection of pitch consultantsBlog post

The AdForum CEO Summit kicked off last night, Sunday, 3 October 2010, with 26 pitch consultants from all around the world gathering for a cocktail party at the Cooper Square Hotel in New York City. In the room were consultants from Egypt, South Africa, Australia, Hong Kong, Spain, Denmark, France, Spain, UK and, of course, the USA.

Darren Woolley 4 Oct 2010

All the 2010 Sunday Times Top Brands winners
All the 2010 Sunday Times Top Brands winnersArticle

MTN CMO Serame Taukobong, who was responsible for the Ayoba campaign, has been honoured as the first Sunday Times Top Brands Marketing Personality of the Year, and Ogilvy Johannesburg has received the first Robyn Putter Top Brand Agency of the Year. These new awards are part of the expanded Sunday Times Top Brands Awards, held at the Scarlet Ribbon in Johannesburg last night, Thursday, 26 August 2010.

27 Aug 2010

Neo@Ogilvy launches SA operations
Neo@Ogilvy launches SA operationsArticle

Neo@Ogilvy, a division of Ogilvy Worldwide providing clients with a range of digital and direct marketing planning and buying, is launching operations in South Africa next week in Cape Town, Bizcommunity.com was told yesterday, Thursday, 6 May 2010. Matias Alpert, CEO of Neo@Ogilvy in charge of Europe, Africa and Middle East operations, is in the country to initiate and oversee the launch.

Issa Sikiti da Silva 7 May 2010

Africa trumps Europe
Africa trumps EuropeArticle

SA's biggest advertising agency, with one of the widest African networks, is gearing up to be the leading communications agency in Africa. Part of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, owned by London- listed communications firm WPP, Ogilvy has a presence in 26 African countries. Its SA operation, headed by Nunu Ntshingila, is being used as a springboard.

Matebello Motloung 29 Mar 2010

2009 Creative Circle Ad of the Year winners
2009 Creative Circle Ad of the Year winnersArticle

The Creative Circle announced the winners of its 2009 Ad of the Year awards and The Loerie Awards officially launched its 31st Printed Loeries Annual last night, Wednesday, 25 March 2010, at The Venue, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg. Tribute was also paid to the late Robyn Putter. [video]

25 Mar 2010

Digital not replacing traditional marketing - Miles Young
Digital not replacing traditional marketing - Miles YoungArticle

The great mistake of today's business environment is to believe that digital can fulfil the role of marketing. It will not, Miles Young, global CEO of Ogilvy and Mather Worldwide, said yesterday, Tursday, 9 March 2010, in Johannesburg.

Issa Sikiti da Silva 10 Mar 2010

Putter a "great champion" of the industry - Gary Leih
Putter a "great champion" of the industry - Gary LeihArticle

Former Ogilvy UK chairman and long-time friend Gary Leih paid an emotional tribute to the late Robyn Putter, calling him a "great champion" of the industry and showering him with praise for his "sterling contribution" to the industry's transformation.

3 Mar 2010

Ogilvy pays tribute to Robyn Putter
Ogilvy pays tribute to Robyn PutterArticle

It is with deep regret and much sadness that Ogilvy announces the passing away of Robyn Putter, former Ogilvy South Africa CEO and Ogilvy Worldwide board director, on Monday, 1 March 2010. Robyn had been bravely fighting cancer over the past year, and in usual Robyn fashion, his spirit was strong all the way through.

Rob Hill 3 Mar 2010

Ogilvy deliberates challenges in Africa
Ogilvy deliberates challenges in AfricaArticle

Despite the onset of a global recession the Ogilvy Africa network is not planning to downsize, says Ogilvy Africa MD, Ato Afful. Afful was speaking at a conference for leaders and creative heads from Ogilvy offices in Africa and the Indian Ocean islands, who gathered in South Africa to, among other things, deliberate on Africa's advertising and marketing challenges.

30 Mar 2009

Mike Walsh in Kenya for mentorship programmeArticle

Globally-renowned integrated marketing communications expert, Mike Walsh is in Kenya for a week long mentorship visit. Walsh, former CEO of Ogilvy & Mather (O&M) Europe and chairman of Ogilvy United Kingdom is an Ogilvy worldwide ambassador.

Carole Kimutai 22 Sep 2008

Ogilvy South Africa now majority black ownedArticle

Ogilvy South Africa has concluded a transaction in which the company's black shareholding has increased from 26% to 50.1%. Black staff and management will hold 35.1% of total equity and 15% of total equity will be held by the Mamalu consortium, led by Moss Mashishi, who takes over as non-executive chairman of Ogilvy South Africa. 25% of the total equity (50% of the locally owned equity) will be held by black women.

26 Feb 2006

Ntshingila and Mashishi in new leadership roles at OgilvyArticle

Ogilvy head, Robyn Putter, has announced a number of new leadership appointments at Ogilvy South Africa to guide the advertising and communications group through "a new phase of growth and development" and to plan for when he will be "put out to pasture or turned into glue" towards the end of next year. While Putter remains executive chairman of Ogilvy SA and group head, the appointment of Nunu Ntshingila as CEO and Moss Mashishi as non executive chairman of Ogilvy Africa, is in line with the group's planning for the future.

29 Mar 2005

Ogilvy & Mather Rightford ties the knot with HarrisonHumanArticle

One of South Africa's largest advertising agencies, Ogilvy & Mather Rightford, is to incorporate one of the country's most successful small agencies, HarrisonHuman.

Issued by Ogilvy Public Relations 17 Sep 2003

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