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OUR PHILOSOPHY

BRAND VELOCITY

  • We’re detailed people who like to look at your business, your customers, your consumers and your path to market. Strategic thinkers who combine our market and industry knowledge, the experience of our multi-disciplinary team, and a dollop of common sense to help your brands connect with their consumers.
  • We can help you build a strategy, develop a campaign, design your pack or activate your message. Working in any medium and choosing the channels that will make the biggest impact and generate the best response.
  • We focus on energising your brand, adding impetus to your marketing effort and delivering the profitable customer response you need. Both in your trade and in your markets.

We’d like to hear your brand’s story and offer you our ideas.

ESSENTIAL FACTS

  • Durban-based, with a client service director in Jo’burg
  • Team of 35
  • 30 year track record of delivery
  • Extensive experience in the African marketplace
  • Long standing relationships with a diverse, national client base
  • Whalley & Associates is a Level 3 B-BBEE status company with a procurement recognition of 110%

WHY WHALLEYS

  • Experienced in packaging design, trade launches and activations.
  • We work in new market, where on-the-ground market insights are the difference between success and failure.
  • We are always exploring new media and opportunities, enabling our brands to interact with consumers more frequently and with increased relevance on their path to purchase. This gives new life to traditional marketing strategies.
  • We never forget the most important ambassadors of any brand: The people who work for them. We create emotive staff and customer incentive programs and product launches, brought to life through a variety of media.
  • When needed we partner with other specialists to create the most effective solutions.

KEY PEOPLE

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DEREK WHALLEY

FOUNDING MEMBER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR

QBE, Lives the business. 25 years marketing and agency experience.

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BOB PILDITCH

CLIENT SERVICE DIRECTOR AND PARTNER

B Com (Economics). DMM. 5 years in brand management. 20 years agency. Loves strategy.

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MIKE NEL

STUDIO DIRECTOR AND PARTNER

National Diploma Graphic Design. 20 years agency experience. Renowned oils artist.

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PATRICK HYLAND

COPY DIRECTOR AND ASSOCIATE

BA (Hons). 10 years agency experience. Comic, MC and social media enthusiast.

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CRAIG RAFFERTY

CREATIVE DIRECTOR (DESIGN) AND ASSOCIATE

National Diploma Graphic Design. 15 years agency. Trend forecaster.

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PAUL WHALLEY

PRODUCTION DIRECTOR AND ASSOCIATE

B Com (Finance). 9 years agency. More connections than Telkom.

CAPABILITIES

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Specialist Services

Three specialist companies extend the Whalleys main agency offer

Whalley Point of sale

Point of sale, Store enhancements and Expos

Video, broadcast and multimedia production company

Video, broadcast and multimedia production company

Communication strategy Media research, analysis and optimisation Media planning and implementation

Communication strategy, Media research, analysis and optimisation, Media planning and implementation

CASE STUDIES

Our Clients

A full service communication agency with a track record of proven creative solutions.

News

  • We’ve hooked up with Wonderbra!July 2, 2013

    We’re delighted to have added Wonderbra to Playtex, Shock Absorber and Bear in our stable of DB Apparel brands. The entire team is excited to be working on one of the world’s premier and most recognised lingerie brands and are in the process of developing an integrated campaign incorporating di...

  • Whalleys Paints the TownApril 3, 2013

    On the third of November 2012, a team of Whalleys put their creativity to the test and paint a mural to brighten up Khayelihle Crèche in Inanda. After weeks of rain having postponed the project, the morning of the painting boasted clear skies, and the team set off bright and early, albeit with ...

  • The Secret's out! January 24, 2013

    We've been hard at work on Candy Tops' new indulgent range, and we've just heard that they'll be on shelves soon. Look out for our brand new packaging for 'Secrets' sweets, and let us know if you see them!

  • Johnson’s Mothers Know Best RoadshowJanuary 24, 2013

    Johnson’s Baby is one of South Africa’s best-loved baby brands, is proud to have been helping mothers care for their little ones for four generations. Johnson’s Baby wanted a way to thank South Africa’s moms for this loyalty, and we at Whalleys had the perfect idea. Because Johnson’s Baby has b...

  • Rascals rumble in the jungle!January 24, 2013

    South Africa’s sweet aisles have been abuzz for the last few weeks, with consumers rushing to see where where they can get their hands on the fruitiest, cheekiest chews in town. It’s the return of everyone’s childhood favourite – Rascals! Whalleys, having been responsible for Mister Sweet’s bri...

Contact us

Whalley & Associates Durban
63 Lilian Ngoyi Road, Morningside, Durban 4001
Tel 031 303 2871
Fax 031 312 8760


Bob Pilditch
Managing Director
082 825 4731
bob@whalley.co.za


Andre Callmeyer
Business Development Executive
082 495 1196
andre@whalley.co.za

Stephen Whalley
Client Service Manager
072 264 8501
stephen@whalley.co.za