WPP ScanGroup Ltd is the largest marketing and communication group operating a multi-agency model across multiple disciplines in Sub-Saharan Africa. The group comprises the ad agencies Ogilvy & Mather, SCANAD, JWT and BluePrint Marketing; media firms GroupM, MediaCom Africa, Mindshare and MEC; public relations agencies Ogilvy PR and H+K Strategies; market research agency Millward Brown; specialty communication firmsRoundtrip and Geometry Global; and digital companies OgilvyOne, Squad Digital and SCANAD Digital.
In terms of physical presence, the group has presence in 25 countries in Sub Saharan Africa. Majority-owned offices in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and minority owned operations in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Namibia Senegal and Zimbabwe. The company has expanded using cash and stock transactions predominantly using the stock for stock option through creation of new shares. International and multinationals that are currently eyeing Africa and existing ones present an opportunity for Scan Group and it’s associates to manage their key accounts.
About Wpp Scangroup Ltd
WPP Scangroup Limited, formerly Scangroup Limited, is engaged in the provision of marketing communication services. The Company offers services in over six disciplines, including advertising, media investment management, advertising research, public relations, digital advertising and specialty communication. Its advertising services are offered through Ogilvy & Mather (Eastern Africa) Ltd., Ogilvy Kenya Ltd. and Scanad Africa Ltd., among others. Its media investment management services are offered through GroupM Africa Ltd., and MEC Africa Ltd., among others. The market research services are offered through Millward Brown West Africa Ltd. and Millward Brown East Africa Ltd., among others. The public relations services are offered through Ogilvy Public Relations Ltd. and Hill & Knowlton Strategies Nigeria Ltd., among others. The Digital advertising is offered through Squad Digital Ltd. and Squad Digital Nigeria Ltd. The specialty communication is offered through Roundtrip Limited.
Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director
Chief Finance Officer, Executive Director
Group Head of Administration
Head of Legal and Company Secretary
Group Human Resources Director