MTN Group Re-Appoints Incumbent, Omnicom Group As Global Marketing Partner
Following MTN group’s global marketing business review and pitch exercise involving major global marketing communications networks, the incumbent on the business, Omnicom group has been affirmed the winner of the review.
MTN Group names Omnicom Group as MTN’s lead agency partner across its footprint following a competitive pitch process. The Omnicom group won the business in 2017 hence commencing a partnership that cuts across all major MTN operations.
Regarding the appointment, Group Business Director, SPV Communication Solution a representative of the Omnicom Group, Saidat Lawal-Mohammed said,
“We’ve all had a tough year and this announcement couldn’t have come at a better time as a reward for the hard work and commitment of the team. We look forward to supporting the MTN Group as they achieve great feats over the next few years”.
“MTN is delighted with the outcome of the Global Marketing Services RFP. The calibre of submissions from all bidders was of an exceptional standard, despite the unusual circumstances we find ourselves in,” commented Bernice Samuels, Group Executive for Marketing.
“Omnicom proved themselves not just as a creative powerhouse, but also demonstrated a solid commitment to partner with MTN in achieving our common goal to contribute to Africa’s progress.” she concluded.