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LG’s 2024 soundbars deliver complete at-home entertainment with rich audio
With immersive sound, versatile LG TV integration and enhanced features, LG provides elevated audio experience with their latest soundbar. 15 Jan 2024 Read more

Havas Red expands to South Africa adding PR, social and content capability to the region
Havas Red, the global agency micronetwork, has announced the addition of Havas Red South Africa in Johannesburg, expanding its presence to 14 markets around the world. Havas Red is part of the Havas Global PR Network, the PR and communications arm of Havas, comprising 40-plus agencies and 1,300-plus employees worldwide. Havas, one of the world's largest global communications groups, is part of Vivendi. 11 Sep 2023 Read more

Havas Media ranks 5th as media agency in South Africa, Recma First Edition 2023 results show
Havas Media South Africa is delighted to announce outstanding results in the recent media agency classification and new business barometers conducted by Recma and COMvergence respectively. 9 May 2023 Read more

Havas prosumer studies reveal interesting facts on lesser explored topics
Twice a year Havas Group conducts a proprietary prosumer study across multiple countries: Who are prosumers? Prosumers are today's leading influencers and market drivers. They have been a focus of Havas studies for nearly two decades. Beyond their own economic impact, prosumers are important because they influence the brand choices and consumption behaviours of others. What prosumers are doing today, mainstream consumers will likely be doing 6 to 18 months from now. 12 Jan 2023 Read more

Pernod Ricard appoints Havas Media SA as its media agency of record
After a highly competitive local pitch process, Havas Media South Africa stood out to win the media strategy, planning and buying portfolio for Pernod-Ricard South Africa and the South-Central Africa markets. A feat awarded on the back of the agency's Meaningful Brands philosophy that puts the consumer first, believes in data-led insights and driven by a digital mindset that delivers across all media touch points. 22 Dec 2022 Read more

It takes a village to create a meaningful campaign
The Havas Village is a model, developed by the Havas Group, which provides clients with a full service ranging from creative to media to PR and more. There are over 69 Havas Villages across the globe that bring together the most talented communication experts from across all communication disciplines to create high impact campaigns. South Africa's Village is the first of its kind on the continent. 21 Oct 2022 Read more

Havas South Africa's Tshidi Phali announced Social Wiz of the Year 2022
With the 10th Annual New Generation Social and Digital Awards taking place last month, Havas has proudly shone the spotlight on one of their own. 11 Oct 2022 Read more

There is a wine for every occasion
Whether it is the physical act of choosing your wine, smelling it once you have opened it, or that first sip; wine can mentally transport you to a different place. It gives you a glimpse into a captivating history. It embodies not only the environment in which the grapes are grown but also the essence of the country of its origin. 28 Jul 2022 Read more

Producing meaningful work is key to building successful and sustainable brands
Havas Group's proprietary study into brand value states that people would not care if 77% of brands disappeared today. The study conducted with over 395,000 people around the world further says that despite their indifference, consumers still expect more from brands - they prefer brands that deliver on purpose and profit, providing them with meaningful value. 6 May 2022 Read more

Havas Group survey: Two-thirds of South Africans find being young in Covid-19 times harder
According to this global survey, conducted by Havas Group in partnership with Market Probe International, changes are overdue. And the global Covid-19 pandemic and the Gen Zs and younger millennials greatly impacted by it may be key to initiating these changes. 3 May 2022 Read more

Justdiggit and Havas Media take home gold at Luum Awards 2021
The success of the Justdiggit campaign, in partnership with Havas, showcases why meaningful media is the future. 19 Nov 2021 Read more

What meaningful leadership looks like
This year Havas Media's Katherine Couzyn made it onto the Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans 2021. The list celebrates the country's most eminent and accomplished professionals under 35, and the accolade follows her recent promotion to deputy managing director of Havas Media South Africa. These two major milestones highlight the agency's focus on young leadership and meaningful contribution to the industry. Managing partner Havas Africa, Vineel Agarwal, states Katherine's industry recognition is a testament to the agencies' commitment to cultivating the young leaders of the tomorrow. 3 Sep 2021 Read more

Havas South Africa wins Didi, the world's largest e-hailing service
Havas is proud to announce that they have recently been appointed as the South African creative agency handling the world's largest e-hailing service, Didi. The brand had a successful pilot programme in Gqeberha in March 2021, and has since launched in Cape Town, planning a full national roll out. 2 Aug 2021 Read more

Havas strengthens digital offering with new head of digital
Havas is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Jayes as its head of digital. He takes the reins to build on the agency group's existing digital offering, housed under the Havas Boondoggle division. 9 Feb 2021 Read more

The Blue Train resumes its full service offering
The Blue Train has announced that it will be resuming its full operations after a temporary shutdown due to the Covid-19 second wave alert in December 2020, and a partial offering in January 2021 in light of the country's Covid-19 risk adjusted strategy. Journeys planned for 2021 are set to continue accordingly, with a few adjustments to the scheduling to meet increased demand. 4 Feb 2021 Read more

South Africans have been more creative in the bedroom during lockdown
Because one of our important clients is Durex, we at Havas are always interested in what South Africans are thinking and doing when it comes to sex. During recent research we have found that South Africans are getting more creative in the bedroom and trying new things sexually during the corona lockdown. 1 Feb 2021 Read more

Havas appoints chief financial officer
Havas is proud to announce the appointment of Mohamed Bhyat as its chief financial officer (CFO). Bhyat's appointment came into effect at the beginning of the year (2021), taking over the reins from Andrea Bottega. He will be working on the business in South Africa, across the entire Havas Village which includes Havas Johannesburg, Havas PR, Havas Media and the digital arm, Havas Boondoggle. He will also collaborate, where necessary with the Vivendi Africa team, which includes Universal Music Group and GameLoft. 29 Jan 2021 Read more

John Davenport
Covid, like life, is very different for the poor. This applies to poor people as well as to poor countries. 22 Dec 2020 Read more

The Blue Train suspends services in light of Covid-19 second wave
The Blue Train has announced that it will be temporarily suspending its operations for the remainder of the 2020 in light of the most recent alert of a second wave of Covid-19 infections. The decision will affect the remaining four journeys that were scheduled for 14, 16, 17 and 19 December 2020, on the Pretoria-Cape Town route. 15 Dec 2020 Read more

Taking the Blue Train to Durban
The Blue Train, when it reopened during Level 2 of the Covid-19 lockdown, opened with a range of private charter routes that include The Pretoria-Durban route. These private charters are group bookings for both business and leisure travel, a great opportunity for guests to truly tailor The Blue Train experience to their own needs. 2 Dec 2020 Read more

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Integrated Client Service LeadDate posted: 04 Jul 13:34
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