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Joe Public awarded Agency Leaders of the Year

Posted: December 19, 2013

Joe Public celebrates their win for the first joint award in the history of the Financial Mail’s AdFocus Advertising Awards for Agency Leaders of the Year presented to Gareth Leck and Pepe Marais.

Joe Public has had an income growth of 89% and staff growth of 42% the agency has experienced a exceptional year of growth. The award is testament to Joe Public’s true spirit of partnership. “Being a growth focused business with a very clear vision for our clients and having exceptional talent in the business has undoubtedly aided in the accolades we have received this year,” commented CEO, Gareth Leck.“ We are incredibly proud and humbled by our achievements.” “It is our drive towards serving our clients through excellence, that has allowed us, as one of South Africa’s independent agencies to successfully compete and achieve our outstanding results in an extremely competitive environment. We could not be more grateful to our clients and team,” concludes Chief Creative Officer, Pepe Marais. Earlier this year the group was also awarded AdReview’s Agency of the Year, Gauteng Agency of the Year as well as the People’s Choice Award 2013. Joe Public also went on to launch their Cape Town office Joe Publicn with digital expertise at its core, as well as Engage Joe Public the group’s Public Relations offering. The business also extended its footprint into Africa with the launch of Cornerstone Joe Public in Namibia.