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2011-06-30 00:00

TRIUMPH FOR NEO

AFTER ONLY 10 years in the industry, Neo Mashigo has been named Draftfcb Johannesburg’s newest executive creative director. A 34-year-old who grew up in Pimville, Soweto, Mashigo will take direct responsibility for half of Draftfcb Johannesburg’s accounts, most of which he’s worked on as creative director for almost four years.

He was ranked second on the Loerie Awards creative director ranking table for 2010.

CELEBRATING DAVID

OGILVY OFFICES worldwide are celebrating the centennial of David Ogilvy’s birth on 23 June 1911. He’s been credited with shaping the modern ad industry. Over five decades he created one of the biggest advertising agencies in the world and was one of the first to turn products into brands.