Agency Leaders: 2014’s most-admired ad agency in South Africa

Posted: March 12, 2015

Joe Public has emerged as the most-admired ad agency among Joburg-based ad execs, with FCB South Africa the runner-up.

The most-admired creative is Pepe Marais, founding partner and CCO of Joe Public, with Mariana O’Kelly, co-ECD at Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg, and Brett Morris, group CEO and ECD of FCB South Africa, tying as runners-up.

The most-admired agency boss is Morris, with Gareth Leck, group CEO of Joe Public, as first runner-up. Our second runner up is Alistair Mokoena, MD, Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg (ex MD, FCB Joburg).

Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg is viewed as the most-integrated agency, with Publicis Machine as runner up.

The poll results are dominated by Joe Public, FCB South Africa and Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg.

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