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Ogilvy was recognized as the most awarded agency in South Africa at The One Show, with an amazing 16 awards.
Ogilvy claimed the top position at the annual Creative Circle Awards last week. The awards are judged by a wide range of leading local industry professionals, who review work produced across the entire year and across a multitude of disciplines.
Ogilvy South Africa is showcasing SA talent and specialist expertise to the rest of the world through its global offshoring hub for the Ogilvy network. While the company made an impressive comeback on the creative scene last year, it is also making waves globally as a key destination for international clients
At the recent 2022 Assegai Awards, Ogilvy South Africa was announced as overall Agency of the Year, after receiving a record breaking 64 awards. These included 17 Golds, 13 Silvers, 8 Bronzes, 24 Leader awards, the Nkosi award (given to the best performing campaign of the year) and finally the IAS Agency of
The City of Cape Town has chosen Ogilvy South Africa as its Lead Agency, after a rigorous tender process against a full roster of other Cape Town based agencies. The City of Cape Town is a political party-neutral organisation dedicated to making Cape Town a better place to live for all its residents.
For the past 50 years, the Effie Awards have become the global symbol of achievement in marketing effectiveness. This pre-eminent award in the industry, recognises all forms of marketing that contribute to a brand’s success.
Ogilvy South Africa finished in a winning position at this year’s Loerie Awards, with 25 awards, given for work across multiple brands including; Volkswagen, AB InBev, Coronation, KFC, Mondelez and Spotify. Ogilvy’s work was also recognized across multiple disciplines; Digital crafts, Use of Technology,
This year the New Generation Awards celebrated their 10th anniversary of evaluating South Africa’s best Social and Digital Media campaigns. Awards were given to campaigns that showed excellence and ROI for, Social and Digital reach, Online Experiences, App Development, Mobile Marketing, Influencer and
Luno, the world’s leading global cryptocurrency company, has chosen to partner with Ogilvy South Africa, after a rigorous 3-way pitch.
We are very proud to announce the promotion of Ndu Donsa to Head Of Strategy for Ogilvy South Africa’s Johannesburg office. Ndu has been with Ogilvy since 2015 and has shone brightly in his rise through various positions in the group.
Ogilvy South Africa brought home Gold, Silver, Bronze and seven Shortlist Lions at this year’s Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Making the company the most awarded South African agency of the festival. Recognised as the most prestigious global creative awards show, the annual Cannes Lions attract in
Ogilvy South Africa was awarded two 1st place wins during the recent Creative Circle Awards, which took place last week. One for the advertising campaign ‘Let’s make new stories again’ for KFC and the second for Carling Black Label’s ‘Bride Armour’ campaign.
Creative Consultancy Number 10, in collaboration with Ogilvy South Africa, have launched a category disrupting campaign for Coronation Fund Managers. The campaign reminds South Africans that good things come to those who don’t wait to invest.
The new integrated campaign from Volkswagen South Africa launches the latest model of the Polo, with IQ.DRIVE, Volkswagen’s advanced safety and intelligence system.
Ogilvy South Africa and PEP won Gold at the 2021 Smarties Awards this week. Organised by the MMA, the Smarties celebrate the best in Modern Marketing across the African continent.
“AGENCY SCOPE is the largest and the most comprehensive survey measuring how agencies are perceived by marketers and how they perform,” explains Cesar Vacchiano, President & CEO, Scopen.
After a recent pitch process for KFC’s Youth segment, Ogilvy has been confirmed as the agency partner of choice.
Ogilvy PR has appointed experienced marketing and communications professional Samantha Presbury as its new managing director.
Pete Case will return from his current global role to become interim CEO of the Ogilvy South Africa Group. Case who has been actively leading Ogilvy’s creative ambitions across a number of offices in the worldwide network as CCO, will start the new position mid-January 2022.
Ogilvy South Africa is proud to announce the establishment of The Ogilvy Molefi Thulo Bursary Fund. The bursary will celebrate the memory of industry giant Mo Thulo, Executive Creative Director of Ogilvy Johannesburg, who passed away in August this year.
Johannesburg, 14 September – To celebrate the 25th anniversary of our Constitution, Constitution Hill and its agency partner Ogilvy, have come together to launch the ‘12fth Chair’ - a ‘People’s Chair’ - at the Constitutional Court.
JOHANNESBURG, 02 September 2021 - Ogilvy Johannesburg has confirmed Kabelo Moshapalo will be joining the agency as its new Chief Creative Officer on November 1st.
Following the recent passing of Molefi Thulo, a funeral will be held at Ogilvy’s Bryanston Offices on Saturday the 7th of August.
It is with profound sadness that we share the news that Molefi Thulo has passed away. This ever humble, always inspirational human will leave a massive hole in the industry that he loved so much, and to which he gave so much.
Want to dig a little deeper into Social Commerce and find out what it means for brands, marketers and consumers alike? Then it’s time for you to grab a coffee and read our latest Red Paper.
Ogilvy Worldwide and Ogilvy | Social.Lab South Africa have joined forces with the World Health Organization to celebrate World Immunization Week. World Immunization Week brings together a diverse coalition of partners to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.
Ogilvy Johannesburg’s work for Cadbury Dairy Milk South Africa, titled ‘The Little Generosity Shop’ was recently awarded the Purpose-Led Marketing Award at the Marketing Achievement Awards, during a virtual ceremony hosted at the beginning of the month.
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CAPE TOWN, February 01, 2021 - As part of a renewed strategy and reorganisation of the Cape Town business, Ogilvy has appointed Camilla Clerke as its new Executive Creative Director (ECD).
January 13, 2021 — Ogilvy announced today that James Nicholas Kinney has been appointed Global Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer and Chief People Officer for North America.
It’s no secret that, unlike other countries across the African continent, it’s the big retailers that occupy the largest spaces on the retail spectrum in South Africa. It’s also no longer news that retailers in almost every sector continue to suffer turnover loss that is directly attributable to the
JOHANNESBURG, 01 December - During one of the toughest financial years of recent history, Social Lab South Africa is proud to report a period of extraordinary growth. Amidst a variety of account wins, the team has grown its billings by 300% and tripled its team size.
JOHANNESBURG, 18 November - Vodacom and Ogilvy have jointly announced that their fruitful 5-year partnership will conclude at the end of March 2021.
"A campaign that truly lives its pay-off line," is how Ogilvy Cape Town creative director Alex Goldberg describes 'The Drive To Defy' launch of the new Volkswagen T-Roc.
COVID-19 has changed the social contract between employees and employers, and we now have new expectations of working. As companies start returning to the office, leaders face new challenges in redesigning the way their organisations work, writes Emma Nicol.
JOHANNESBURG - The US$4.5 trillion global wellness economy – growing twice as fast as the world economy – is now so pervasive that 73% of consumers consider wellness an essential element of a brand’s strategy.
Ogilvy has become the first agency brand to reach an impressive social media milestone: one million followers on LinkedIn.
JOHANNESBURG – Ogilvy has appointed Enver Groenewald as the new Group CEO of Ogilvy South Africa, effective October 1, 2020. Groenewald joins the agency from Unilever where he has been Africa Director and served on their Africa Leadership Team for the past five years.
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‘Fake news’ is simply a current term for false information which spreads widely. It can be misinformation (defined as material, which is incorrect, but the propagator does not know or believe it to be false) and dis-information (which is material that is deliberately
Now is not the time to ram sales campaigns or overt branding at consumers. Now is the time to reassure them, help them; and keep communicating changes, safety and how you are adding value to their lives. Retailers admit it has been extremely tough to navigate the new trading environment in the shadow of
As the world struggles with the impact of Covid-19 it may seem strange that a series of tragedies on the world’s highest peak could serve as a lesson in crisis communications. We don’t usually associate high altitude mountaineering with lessons for business, leadership and reputation management. In this
JOHANNESBURG – Ogilvy has ushered in the new year with two powerhouse appointments to further strengthen the agency’s impressive PR capability – ENCA co-founder Patrick Conroy and content editor Lerato Tshabalala.
Ogilvy South Africa CEO, Alistair Mokoena, will be leaving the group and joining Google South Africa. “Alistair has been a part of our journey since 2015. He feels that now is the time to embark on the next stage of his career. We wish him every success,” says Ogilvy EMEA CEO Paul O’Donnell.
JOHANNESBURG – Ogilvy South Africa has announced the promotion of Joanna Oosthuizen, Ogilvy South Africa’s Chief Operations Officer, to Director Public Relations & Influence for Ogilvy’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
JOHANNESBURG – Ogilvy has announced the appointment of Neo Makhele to Chief Strategy Officer of Ogilvy South Africa, and Mathieu Plassard as Chief Growth Officer, as it continues to future-fit Ogilvy for the new marketing environment.
Ogilvy South Africa and their clients took to the stage at the 2019 New Generation Awards, winning a total of 7 golds.
Ogilvy South Africa is bidding farewell to Group Managing Director Luca Gallarelli, as the industry leader takes leave of the agency 17 years after he first joined.
Ogilvy South Africa celebrated its 6th consecutive Grand Prix at the 2019 Loerie Awards, the region’s largest advertising festival. Continuing its remarkable winning streak, Ogilvy once again took home the shows highest accolade.
Ogilvy SA Chief Creative Officer Pete Case will leave the agency at the end of 2019
Ogilvy South Africa emerged triumphant at the Apex Awards on Thursday, 11 July, taking home a total of six awards at the event, hosted at The Venue at The Houghton.
The inaugural Marketing Achievement Awards (MAAs) were held in a glittering ceremony at the Sun City Superbowl last week,
Ogilvy Johannesburg has announced Lebo Madiba as the new Managing Partner: Public Relations & Influence at the agency.
Vodacom has launched a heartwarming television commercial emphasising the organisation’s commitment to building South Africa through digital education.
Pete Case officially inducted onto the Council by Ogilvy CEO John Seifert and Chief Creative Officer Worldwide Piyush Pandey in Nashville, USA, earlier this year.
Once again Ogilvy and its clients managed to lead the Bookmarks in the increasingly important categories of Mobile, CRM, Loyalty programmes, Gamification, Content Strategy, Online video and Social Media.
JOHANNESBURG, March 2019 – Ogilvy South Africa made significant impact at the recent Creative Circle Awards, with Ogilvy Cape Town ranking as top performing agency across the year. Ogilvy Johannesburg also placed second in the Agency of the Year rankings and Ogilvy South Africa shared joint first place in
<p><span><span><span>Now is not the time to ram sales campaigns or overt branding at consumers. Now is the time to reassure them, help them; and keep communicating changes, safety and how you are adding value to their lives.
Ogilvy South Africa took home 23 statues from the 2018 Loeries held in Durban, including its 8th Grand Prix in a row. Find out more
Ogilvy South Africa is proud to announce the appointments of Nkosinathi Biko and Nonzukiso Zukie Siyotula to its board of directors,
Ogilvy is proud to announce three new senior appointments that deepen the client-centric approach at the recently re-founded agency. Find out more!
Ogilvy emerged from the recent Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) APEX awards with an unrivalled five awards. Find out more
Ogilvy Cape Town has been awarded a Cannes Lions Grand Prix for its Soccer Song for Change activation. Learn more!
Ogilvy announced the agency’s re-founding and new mission to serve as an integrated creative network that Makes Brands Matter. Learn more now!
The reality of effectively marketing through the line, has for many years been an incredibly complex discussion. Learn more!
The advertising industry has created a stirring tribute to the volunteers of the NSRI to mark the 50th anniversary of the organisation
Ogilvy South Africa took home 25 statues from the 2017 Loeries held in Durban at the weekend including its 7th Grand Prix in a row.
Rick Ross is the latest big hip hop star to feature in a Castle Lite campaign.
Ross appears in an epic new TVC ‘On A Boat’ which was created by Ogilvy Cape Town, directed by Sam Coleman from Giant and styled by hip hop fashion king, Groovy Lew.
<p>Ogilvy & Mather (O&M) South Africa announced today that Abey Mokgwatsane has resigned as Chief Executive Officer and will be leaving the company at the end of September to join Vodacom as its new Managing Executive for Brand and Communications.“Abey has been a transformational leade
<p>Ogilvy & Mather has been an agency of record for the ANC in various elections since 1999, including the 2016 Local Government elections.
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