Innovator . Business

Based: Johannesburg

Ms. Nunu Ntshingila-Njeke, BA; MBA served as the Chairman of Ogilvy South Africa (Proprietary) Limited since 2012 and serves as its Director. Ms. Ntshingila-Njeke is one of the highest ranking women in advertising and Chairman of South Africa’s largest agency group. In her many years at Ogilvy, she has overseen the agency’s evolution into a diversified communications group that continues to deliver integrated, effective and award-winning work for South Africa’s biggest and most well-recognised brands including DStv; SABMiller; KFC; Cadbury, BP, Volkswagen and Coca-Cola. She is widely regarded as a leading light in the industry, having worked her way up the ladder from a position as a Trainee Account Manager. In early 2011, she was appointed to the Ogilvy & Mather WW Board. She served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Telkom SA SOC Limited from December 03, 2014 to November 3, 2016. She served as the Chairman of Ogilvy South Africa and Director of Ogilvy South Africa at Ogilvy & Mather Inc. She served as a Member of Ogilvy & Mather Board at Ogilvy & Mather Inc. She has served as a Director on the Boards of Old Mutual, the V and A Waterfront and Transnet. In 2012, she was awarded both the AdReview and AdFocus Lifetime Achievement Awards, for her contribution to the advertising community and industry of South Africa.