Connected creativity and radical collaboration underpin an exciting new chapter for M&C Saatchi Group South Africa
An expanded partnership leading the creative group of companies brings new skills and perspectives, amplifying strategic & data smarts, diversity & inclusion, operational agility & creative excellence.
(Johannesburg, South Africa - 20 October 2022) M&C Saatchi Group South Africa has announced the appointment of long-time partner and Group co-founder Jacques Burger to Group Chief Executive Officer with Mike Abel assuming the role of Executive Chairman. With the South Africa Group experiencing significant growth over the last two years, an expanded leadership team for the Group has also been appointed. The move also allows Abel, part of the global Exco of M&C Saatchi Plc, to focus more on his global portfolio which includes driving the group’s overall creative product, as well as ongoing engagement with the South African team on key initiatives and high-level projects.
“Over the last 12 years we have focused our energy on building an agency group founded on strong values, deep smarts and meaningful client partnerships. With an expanding Group, this move gives us even more ability to unlock powerful and connected creative solutions for the challenges our clients face. It an incredibly exciting time to be in the business of creative solutions,” Says Abel.