About Us

J. Walter ThompsonSouth Africa

J. Walter Thompson Cape Town

To coincide with the year that JWT celebrates its 150th anniversary around the globe, the J. Walter Thompson Cape Town team have moved into a brand new office space in the Cape Quarter Lifestyle Centre in De Waterkant, Greenpoint.Our new office space was designed specifically to integrate and optimise our various specialist functions to ultimately create pioneering content for our clients’ brands.-

J. Walter Thompson Johannesburg

Not surprisingly, J. Walter Thompson Johannesburg’s offices are in Johannesburg - the world’s greatest city in the world’s greatest country. We have around 110 team members of which 108 are very clever.

J. Walter Thompson Johannesburg is the oldest advertising agency in South Africa - we have been doing advertising for clients for over 80 years.
Our clients include Nokia, Kellogg, Nestle, Ford, Gautrain, De Beers, Loxion Kulca, Surf and Lux.
At JWT Johannesburg we live and work to a very simply philosophy - nothing is more important than being a team. If we are a happy, fulfilled and challenged team, we will do the kind of work for our clients that people will want to spend time with.
If ever you’re in Jozi, make a point of visiting us. We make a mean cup of coffee and our building is filled with interesting people and things.

Our Network

The Hardy Boys

A full service, multidisciplinary, channel neutral agency – made up of a group of idea generators, strategic thinkers and passionate problem solvers. We help brands and businesses find answers and their voice in the market place. We live by the three key values of ‘curiosity’, ‘collaboration’ and ‘communication’ and these drive our approach to every challenge. We are proud to not simply be a South African agency operating in Durban South Africa – but a multi-disciplined African brand-building consultancy headquarted in Durban, South Africa.


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Our Clients

Johnson & Johnson
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Jim Faulds
Chief Executive Officer

Paul Strappini
Executive Creative Director

Nick Liatos
Executive Creative Director

Mick Shepard
Regional Creative Director

Graham Mears
Chief Financial Officer

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