us. My parents and family are here. We have a really good life and are proudly South African. But we are totally committed to doing the right thing.”
Levinsohn doesn’t yet have a job in Australia, but is in discussion with Ogilvy executives there. He concedes the move is not a total sacrifice. “I am also pleased to broaden my experience and develop my career in Australia,” he says. He will be moving in December.
There’s been no slowing in the speed at which the industry’s revolving doors are spinning, as senior executives swap jobs. 140 BBDO CEO Eric D’Oliveira is moving to Draftfcb. 140 BBDO is ranked 11th in size among Cape agencies, while Draftfcb is f ifth, having sl ipped f rom second spot in 2004. D’Oliveira has formed a potent partnership with Ivan Johnson, which has resulted in the agency earning a much stronger creative profile.