Jack Morton moves into Africa

Partnership agreed with Johannesburg event company

Johannesburg: home for JMW African venture
Johannesburg: home for JMW African venture

Agency Jack Morton Worldwide has extended its global reach by signing a strategic partnership agreement with South African event marketing company O'mage.

The Johannesburg based firm's clients include Toyota, Standard Bank and South African Breweries.

Jack Morton already has 16 international offices including the US, China and Europe and the agency said the partnership with O'mage enables it to meet growing demand in Africa. Jack Morton's most recent work on the continent includes helping telecoms company Zain launch its brand in 14 sub-Saharan African countries.

"I was impressed with the quality of work and strength of the team at O'Mage," said Jack Morton Worldwide international president Lois Jacobs. "This partnership will increase our ability to serve clients in this very exciting market."

In addition to this new association with O'mage and its global office network, Jack Morton has a strategic partnership with Wizcraft, an event producer with offices across India.

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