Meet Michelle Lowe, a power PR Account Director who has been with us for 5 years! When she's not rocking her job, Mich is excercising and enjoying the outdoors or shopping up a storm. While she epitomises the perfect Jozi girl, Mich is obsessed with the ocean and swimming with dolphins meaning that she loves to travel and explore new places. One thing we all know about Mich is her penchant for the most incredible boots, so we all know who to ask when we're in need of a new pair!
Introducing Ivana is a PR Account Manager and absolutely loves what she does. She is a true Ogilvy fan and feels privileged to work here. When she's not working, she's either gymming or out partying with her friends.
Meet the lovely Samantha Lopes, Executive Assistant to the big cheeses, Nunu Ntshingila and Ricky Morais. Sam is married to Geoff (not George) Lopes and has a pet duck named Red. She used to be a professional dancer, loves country music and can be found line dancing on the weekends. Sam also loves the outdoors and goes camping often. She says she's lucky her husband can cook because she can't boil an egg!
Meet @joopr24, MD of Ogilvy Public Relations. Joanna and her husband, Hugo, have gorgeous twins, Misha & Noah. She tells us that had she not gone into PR, she would've become a nursery school teacher. However, she's really happy she chose PR. Jo is a keen cyclist, whether it's on-road, off-road or just spinning at the gym and loves spending time with her girlfriends.
"I'm not interesting, I'm boring," @degorgeous1 tells us. This couldn't be further from the truth because the fabulous Maque makes us smile and laugh every day with many an interesting tale. Maque is a Social Media Manager who loves hanging out with friends in gardens or at "status" bars.
Meet PR Diva This Senior Account Exec loves cooking Italian food, exploring new places in and around and spending time with her Beyoncé's "Flawless" is what she's listening to right now and she's probably singing it to her little girl, Nyasha.
The wonderfully warm, smiley & talented This is Corli. A Social Media Strategist turned Creative Group Head. She loves gardening, cross-stitching and running outdoors. She also just bought a house! What a grown-up!
Recognise this face? That's because the lovely @olwethumlawu, one of our Account Managers, is also the Face of Ponds! Olwethu is a part-time model but first and foremost a Mom to her little boy, Imam. She enjoys spending time in Maboneng on weekends and plans to travel a lot more and see the world!
Meet our newly-appointed Marketing & Communications Manager, @markzella, who also happens to be a wonderful human being. Mark studied Visual Communications and has many talents & skills, including web development! He is curious about the world and its many cultures and plans to travel a lot in his life.
Contrary to popular belief, Bradley Cooper does not work at Ogilvy JHB, but Nick Bedford does. Our Social@Ogilvy Business Director tells us that had he not chosen this industry, he would've chased his Formula One Champion dream down. At home he can be found making delicious Spaghetti Bolognaise for his wife, his daughter and their miniature daschund, Rosie.
Isn't she lovely? Introducing Monare, an Account Executive on the KFC team. Tumi loves cartoons and plays basketball in her spare time. Her current life goal is to learn Pantsula dance.
Who wore it best? Julian Ribeiro, MD of our JHB office or Creative Director, @Carl Willoughby? Julian tells us that had he not gone into advertising, he would've pursued his professional soccer career while Carl enjoys making Dim Sum at home and taking photos (proof on his Instagram feed).
This is Antoinette Johnson. She's a senior copywriter. She tells us that she could happily colonise a Her Fiddlesworth, agrees. Antoinette is a born and bred Jozi girl, has been married to Darren for 3 years and makes a mean Chicken Parmesan.
Meet the lovely Julia Makhubela, one of our Project Managers at OgilvyOne. Juls is learning how to play the piano and is a serious foodie. What people don't know is that she married her husband a month after meeting him! Love at first sight!
This here is the talented Dan Parmenter. Copywriter of advertising. Abuser of guitars. Devourer of books. Connoisseur of sarcasm. Claims to have an impressive collection of Fabergé eggs. Follow #FacesofanAgency and get to know the wonderful people who work at Ogilvy & Mather South Africa.