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Dentsu Africa welcomes Wenbo Zheng as regional financial controller
Dentsu Africa proudly welcomes a seasoned financial expert to their ranks, Wenbo Zheng, who will steer their fiscal strategies to new horizons as their newly appointed regional financial controller. 22 Sep 2023 Read more

Maximising AI in business
AI in the workplace isn't just a buzzword; it's the secret sauce for maximising business potential. Whether it's streamlining processes, personalising customer experiences, or predicting market trends, AI is a driving force. 20 Sep 2023 Read more

Carat JHB takes home Media Agency of The Year
Carat South Africa celebrates a night of outstanding performance at the 2023 Most Awards, proudly securing the prestigious title of Media Agency of The Year for Carat Johannesburg, first place for Full-Service Media Agency for Carat Johannesburg and second place for Media Agency Lamb for Carat Cape Town. 18 Sep 2023 Read more

Cracking the code: Comedy's role in business audience engagement
In the world of advertising and marketing, blending comedy with business isn't just a funny idea - it's a powerful way for capturing audiences' attention. 28 Aug 2023 Read more

Empowering Africa's financial future: Pioneering a path of transformation
The horizon of Africa's financial domain stands poised for an extraordinary metamorphosis, holding tantalizing prospects. A tapestry woven with digital banking, inclusive finance, AI-driven insurance, and blockchain innovations are set to redefine the landscape of the industry. The synergy of technology is erasing barriers, democratising financial services through mobile payment platforms and Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs), thereby nurturing an ethos of inclusivity. 16 Aug 2023 Read more

Dentsu Mozambique and Create empower next-Gen talents at UEM
Dentsu Mozambique and Create, two agencies under the same roof, joined forces at Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo. Their goal? To engage and motivate final-year students specialising in Marketing & Public Relations and Journalism. 16 Aug 2023 Read more

#ReclaimYourDNA wins big at #Bookmarks2023
Dentsu Creative Africa celebrates remarkable success at this year's IAB South Africa Bookmark Awards. The award-winning creative agency brought home 11 prestigious awards, which included two golds, three silvers, two bronzes and four silver craft awards for the exceptional work on the #ReclaimYourDNA campaign, created for AB InBev's Trophy Stout. 2 Aug 2023 Read more

NightVision: Revolutionising campaign performance
Dentsu has taken the campaign performance delivery and optimisation landscape by storm with its groundbreaking digital adtech innovation, NightVision. Over the past few weeks, NightVision has undergone significant enhancements, accelerating its scale and optimisation capabilities as numerous campaigns go live during load shedding. 18 Jul 2023 Read more

Amapiano: The global groove for marketers and brands
Zibusiso Nkomo, strategic account director at iProspect (dentsu), and Lebogang Kgothadi, Music & Brand Partnership strategist, have their fingers on the pulse of Amapiano, the genre that has taken the world by storm since its emergence in South Africa in 2012. As marketers, advertisers, and creatives, we can't help but be captivated by its infectious beats and cross-cultural appeal. 14 Jul 2023 Read more

Naazema Rawoot appointed as Dentsu South Africa's chief financial officer
Following the announcement of Ruschda Ismail taking over the reins from Bevis Hoets as chief financial officer (CFO) for Dentsu Africa, Dentsu South Africa (SA) is pleased to announce the promotion of Naazema Rawoot as CFO for the market. 12 Jul 2023 Read more

Dentsu Africa welcomes a familiar face as their new chief financial officer
Dentsu is celebrating a new era as they bid farewell to Bevis Hoets who has been the chief financial officer (CFO) for Dentsu Africa for over 10 years. During his time at Dentsu, Hoets has made significant contributions both locally and across the African region. 3 Jul 2023 Read more

Embracing AI, unleashing creativity, and navigating the future
Dentsu once again infused the spirit of creativity into this year's Cannes Lions, embracing the festival's 70th anniversary with an invigorating blend of youthful enthusiasm and renewed passion. The vibrant atmosphere was complemented by Dentsu's captivating panel discussions, where the theme of creativity took centre stage. 29 Jun 2023 Read more

Nkanyezi Masango to accelerate modern creativity at dentsu as CCO
Dentsu Africa is delighted to announce the appointment of Nkanyezi Masango as chief creative officer (CCO) for dentsu creative effective from 1 August 2023. 27 Jun 2023 Read more

Kerri Pravia appointed as head of strategy for iProspect South Africa
iProspect South Africa is delighted to announce the promotion of Kerri Pravia to head of strategy effective 1 July 2023. 21 Jun 2023 Read more

Dentsu Creative Nigeria shortlisted at Cannes Lions 2023
Dentsu Creative Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is honoured to have the first-ever Nigerian shortlist at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for the Trophy Stout, Reclaim Your DNA Campaign which is listed under the PR Category. 20 Jun 2023 Read more

Dentsu Africa triumphs with gold at the prestigious Northstar Awards
Dentsu Africa is delighted to have won gold at the global Dentsu Northstar Awards for the SupersuitsXdentsu Academy. The global awards are hosted annually to celebrate the best work from the past year that pushes the boundary to the never before. With an impressive participation of over 600 entries spanning 64 markets and regions, the recognition awarded to Dentsu Africa is a testament to the dedication in pushing the limits and delivering outstanding results. 15 Jun 2023 Read more

Dentsu announces new group operations director SSA
Dentsu is thrilled to introduce Lana Marais as our new group operations director for dentsu SSA, effective 1 June. With our remarkable growth across 12 African countries over the past decade, we have set our sights on doubling our business by 2030. To achieve this audacious goal, we are embracing a fresh approach to work, investing in our talented workforce, and forming strategic partnerships with the right clients. 5 Jun 2023 Read more

Sikhanyiso Mdlalose promoted to business unit director for iProspect SA
iProspect South Africa (SA) is proud to announce that Sikhanyiso 'Ziggy' Mdlalose has been promoted to business unit director on the MultiChoice account effective from June 2023. 26 May 2023 Read more

Dentsu Africa come out on top at the 2023 Pitcher Awards
Dentsu Africa have once again pulled out all the stops at the 6th edition of the much-anticipated Pitcher Awards, walking away with 32 awards this past Saturday, 20 May 2023. These annual awards are an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate African creativity at its best, showcasing the likes of print, film, audio, outdoor, PR, entertainment, digital and creative media that have been created, released, or implemented on African soil. 22 May 2023 Read more

Dentsu launches NightVision, a digital adtech solution for advertising in the face of load shedding
Dentsu is proud to announce the launch of our ground-breaking new adtech solution, NightVision, which is set to revolutionise the advertising industry in South Africa. As load shedding continues to cause massive disruptions to South African lives and businesses, we at Dentsu realised that immediate action was necessary. 11 May 2023 Read more

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