HAVAS Johannesburg has appointed 3 new people to the company – Lee Moorcroft as the HAVAS Boondoggle Senior Project Manager; Christabel Pinkerton, HAVAS Media Planner and Bontle Moeng, HAVAS PR Digital Account Director.
Moorcroft has found his way into advertising world through his love for creativity that surrounds entrepreneurship.
Previously he worked in Branding and Strategic advertising agencies, but has subsequently settled as an Agile Project Manager within the Digital and Social Media advertising sphere.
He has a keen interest in User Experience and Design Thinking.
In his spare time Moorcroft throws himself out of aircraft repetitively as a skydiver.
Pinkerton first got exposed to the ad world via AAA School of Advertising as a Marketing Communication student specializing in Media Management.
Thereafter she went on to be a Media Planner for over 3 years and a bit
She has worked on amazing brands such as Avis, Taste Holdings, AON and Adcock Ingram.
She was fortunate to be a part of the winning pitch team for H&M.
In her spare-time, Pinkerton is a Blogger, Poet, Social Caterpillar and a former Freelance Writer for I Speak Hip Hop magazine.
Pinkerton regards herself as a crazy wife and a mom to a nuclear powered little boy.
I’m an accomplished online media professional that has focused on leading digital marketing trends in order to build a solid online career.
I have spent 14 years working in the digital and online media industry for various newsrooms and agencies.
I began my online media career in 2002 as an Intern.
I obtained my first media qualification – BA Journalism Degree at the Midrand Graduate Institute in 2003.
In July 2009, I completed a part-time Digital Marketing Strategy course at the AAA School of Advertising.
During my digital marketing studies, I gained valuable information on how to become an overall media maven, specializing in key online media trends.
Throughout my career, I had a great opportunity to network with some of South Africa’s leading digital and online media professionals.
It is my ability to focus, handle information, manage content and pay meticulous attention to detail that has lead to my current position.