As an agency we are fully committed to ensuring we get through the challenges that COVID-19 presents. To protect our people and our clients, we are locking down the M&C Saatchi Abel Cape Town and Johannesburg Campuses from 27 March until 16 April 2020.
We’re delighted to announce our appointment as Standard Bank’s TTL agency. We can’t wait to create truly groundbreaking work together.
#rightmyname has lit up the international and local awards circuit.
Faheem Chaudhry, a long-time colleague of the M&C Saatchi Abel founders, has returned to the Group as Managing Partner at the JHB agency.
Graham Mears is a powerful addition to the team.
Gordon Ray shifts into the new role of Creative Partner as Jake Bester takes on the role of Executive Creative Director in Cape Town.
We kick off 2019 with great news and a bright outlook for the coming year.
Three of our brands have been rewarded at this year’s Sunday Times Top Brands Awards as voted for by thousands of South Africans.
Our Nando’s ad has landed itself in first place as South Africa’s best liked TV ad in Q1 2018.
We led a consortium to create The Nelson Mandela Tower of Light.
CEO, Mike Abel awarded Business Achiever of the Year.
We’re thrilled to be bringing home our flock!
#StopDaylightRobbery campaign wins at 2018 Apex awards.
We’re thrilled to announce our appointment by Weylandts to be its lead agency.
Big congrats to innovator and firebrand, Neo Mashigo.
We are thrilled to announce Makosha Maja-Rasethaba’s new position as Partner & Head of Strategy for our Johannesburg agency.
Shifting gears with two new exciting wins.
2017 has been an incredible year for us. Here are a few of the highlights.
Saving water, one drop at a time.
We’re delighted that seven Assegai awards call M&C Saatchi Abel home.
We’re thrilled to have scooped a bronze APEX for Nando's retail campaigns and a silver APEX for Strongbow.
We’re thrilled that Windhoek Beer has partnered with our Johannesburg agency to tell their iconic story.
M&C Saatchi Abel attains Level 1 BBBEE Accreditation.
M&C Saatchi PLC has acquired a majority stake of SA Sports and Entertainment agency, Levergy, which recently won Agency of the Year Discovery Sport Industry Awards.
A big welcome to the multi-award-winning Neo Mashigo.
A new Partner and Executive Creative Director has joined the family.
Jerry Mpufane takes on a new role and Alan Bell joins the family.
Zibusiso Mkhwanazi and Veli Ngubane of AVATAR join the M&C Saatchi Network.
What an incredible year it’s been for the M&C Saatchi Group! Here’s to the amazing work, people and clients who made it all possible. Have a look at the highlights from 2016.
8 November – the day our agency shut our doors and opened our minds for Inspiration Day, as we listened to a calibre of speakers from the M&C Saatchi network inspire us with their learning’s.
Since 14 January 2014, over 500 Street Stores have popped up globally. But where did it all begin?
The M&C Saatchi Story 1995 - 2015 Things don’t come easy to most people. But most people aren’t Maurice and Charles Saatchi.
Five years ago, we won the globally renowned beer brand, Heineken. Over the years, we’ve built a trusting relationship with them. This year, they opened a new door and we were met with a challenge – win Strongbow.
M&C Saatchi Abel is pleased to announce the win of the Sun International advertising account. Our story with Sun International is only just beginning, and it all started with a pitch.
The Jo’burg office’s new home is a symbol of this nothing-is-impossible philosophy; but more importantly, it stands as bold inspiration to drive us to new heights in the future.
In Feb 2010, Mike Abel, along with 12 friends, started M&C Saatchi Abel, With no clients, no furniture just a dream of becoming SA’s most admired agency. 5 years later - South Africa’s agency of the year!
M&C Saatchi Abel topped the awards table at the One Show in New York as the most awarded South African agency.
Birthday thoughts from our Chief Exec
To promote Takealot.com's Christmas campaign we teamed up with internet darling Suzelle to create a series of DIY episodes that resolved with a link to the takealot.com website.