"Gallarelli quits Ogilvy for TBWA • #BrandFocus: Gautrain Management Agency • Gender equity in adland • Copyright in question" - MarkLives

And other top advertising, media and marketing news, analysis and opinion on the website for this week and last week, including…

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Incubeta SA appoints MD
New GCEO for CWDi
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EXCLUSIVE: Gallarelli off to TBWA\SA
Gallarelli resigns from Ogilvy SA
by MarkLives. Luca Gallarelli has resigned after 17 years at Ogilvy South Africa. He will be replacing Sean Donovan as TBWA\South Africa group CEO, effective 1 December 2019.

#BrandFocus: Moving people with Gautrain Management Agency
by Sabrina Forbes. “The Gautrain brand is a people’s brand," says Ingrid Jensen, Gautrain Management Agency executive manager of reputation.

The Martini Shot: Copyright, performers' protection in question
by Bobby Amm. We must all urgently join the lobby to push back against legislation that, although well-intentioned, will ultimately do more harm than good.

Gold for Africa at 2019 Clios
by MarkLives. South Africa is taking home one Gold, two Bronzes and four Shortlists, and Egypt two Silvers so far.
Dear Radio: Exploring innovation in branded content
by Paulo Dias. It’s been a while since I explored innovations in audio and radio marketing and advertising, and this month the column takes us from Australia to London via the South African N3 highway.

Regular Reads:

Q5: Finding the human truth, with Zwelethu Radebe [interview]
by Carey Finn. The award-winning local director talks about his arresting short film for SAB, Vuka, and balancing creativity with the constraints of commercial messaging.

#BigQDiversity: Gender equity in SA advertising
by MarkLives. Advertising Week Africa (#AWAfrica) brings together industry professionals 28–31 Oct 2019 for thoughtful conversations with leaders from the marketing, advertising, technology & creative spaces. The MarkLives Big Q on the topic of workplace gender equity aims to help frame this discussion, and Nino Naidoo of Duke is the next key female executive to give us her assessment of the state of adland.

African Echo: Zambia, our friendly meme nation
by Mukandi Siame. When you type Zambian memes into a search engine, you soon realise that Zambia has become a gated community with many houses you could walk in.

- SA TV Ratings: — primetime top 20 for Jul 2019

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