In 1948, David Ogilvy founded the agency that would become Ogilvy & Mather. Starting with no clients anda staff of two, he built his company into one of the eight largest advertising networks in the world with more than 500 offices and 20,000 staff across 169 cities.
Ogilvy & Mather South Africa’s origins lie with a small hot shop in Cape Town, founded by Bob Rightford, Brian Searle-Tripp and
Today, we’re a company that reflects the energy anddiversity of our country and are a BEE Level 3 contributor.
O&M SA has always been guided by the credo ‘do the right thing’. The company has always played a meaningful role in the communities that surround them, as well as through using ideas and
In 2012, as they have since its inception, the company answered the call by Madiba to give 67 minutes of time to those in need. O&M staff, suppliers and clients joined forces with the South African Department of Education in their endeavour to to fix up the infrastructure in deserving schools.
In 2014, Ogilvy & Mather South Africa also launched its new SPEECH™ framework to govern reporting on various ethical and sustainable initiatives across the agency group. Click here to visit the SPEECH™ page.
To find out more about Ogilvy & Mather South Africa from our CEO, Abey Mokgwatsane, and to hear why he believes you should choose us, click here.