New ECD for Saatchi & Saatchi Johannesburg

Johannesburg - Saatchi & Saatchi Johannesburg has appointed award winning CD Adam Wittert as its new Executive Creative Director (ECD).

Wittert (pictured) was previously with DraftFCB for five years as an ECD, and prior to that spent several years at Lowe Bull and TBWA Gavin Reddy as a senior copywriter. Before that he was a senior copywriter at Ogilvy for six years.

He has attained many awards over the years including Cannes Lion Golds, Gold Pendorings, a Grand Prix Loerie, as well as Gold, and silver Loeries, and Creative Circle and Apex awards.

Over the years he has worked on many notable accounts including Toyota, TigerBrands, SA National Lottery, Dulux Paint, Audi, FNB and Vodacom.

“Adam is a highly awarded creative leader who knows how to deliver brilliant ideas and content, across a myriad of screens,” says Grant Meldrum, MD, Saatchi & Saatchi Johannesburg.

Commenting on his appointment, Wittert says it is all about the ‘big idea’. “Saatchi & Saatchi is revered globally as a hothouse for big ideas and I am looking forward to leading a team of top-notch creatives and to working on great brands like Procter & Gamble (P&G), Peugeot, and sanofi-aventis.”

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