PU was also titled Agency of the Year and tied first as Best Partners to Collaborate in the Future.
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Additionally, JPU Group chief creative officer Pepe Marais ranked first amongst the Most Admired Creative Agencies Professionals. Valued clients including Group executive for Marketing and Corporate Affairs at Nedbank, Khensani Nobanda, and managing director and chief marketer at Chicken Licken, Chantal Sombonos-Van Tonder were also recognised as Most Admired Marketing Professionals in 3rd and 6th place respectively. Furthermore, Chicken Licken won Brand of the Year and was ranked first for the Best Campaigns in the last two years; accolades that showcase JPU's ability to deliver on the growth goals of their clients.
JPU Group CEO Gareth Leck says, “Joe Public United truly prides itself on delivering on its purpose of growth and, more specifically, driving tangible growth for our clients. Being acknowledged by Scopen not only as the number one Attractive Agency in South Africa but also being ranked first by our clients for our skills in integrated services, strategic planning, leadership and account management, to name a few, is a testament to our team’s passion and dedication to deliver on our growth purpose.”