John Little

Regional Managing Partner
John Little

Personal Bio

John began in advertising in the UK in 1966, and after a spell in brand management moved back to South Africa in 1976, joining the Ogilvy partner agency.

He transferred to Ogilvy in Canada, returning again to South Africa in 1981. Between 1981 and 2009 he held the positions of MD of Ogilvy Jhb, Group MD of Leo Burnett, MD of Ogilvy Africa and CEO of GroupM, Africa.

John served on the board of the Association of Advertising Agencies for sixteen years. He chaired that body as well as the Marketing Industry Trust and the Advertising Standards Authority.

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Team Members

Ameet Chandarana

Observatory International
UK

Christine Downton

Observatory International
UK

Elodie Hadjadj

Observatory International
France

Felicitas Lentz

Observatory International
Germany

Florence Garnier

Observatory International
UK

Ingrid Steffens

Observatory International
Germany

Lorenz van der Stam

Observatory International
CEE-CIS

Rahul Kalia

Observatory International
Dubai

Roland Sutter

Observatory International
Switzerland

Yann Lohézic

Observatory International
France