Introducing our new Account Director…. Elmarie Swart

28th February 2019 by Kevin Mullaney

Elmarie has a strong track record of creating and delivering award winning work for an array of blue-chip clients across the Financial Services, Technology and Consumer sectors and has delivered work for brands like Visa, IBM, Glencore Xstrata, De Beers, Advantage Asset Managers, Grant Thornton Capital, First National Bank and Marsh.

Prior to joining Flagship, she worked with Visa driving their communications programme in Sub Sahara Africa. She has specialist skills in the area of crisis communications and has also worked extensively in Africa, driving key programmes and events in Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Namibia, Mozambique, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Botswana.

Why did you choose to work with us?

Flagship instantly stood out for me as somewhere I would want to spend my time, the agency has a sense of integrity – a small team of incredibly talented professionals that do brilliant work. The clients are impressive and the agency puts out first class work, I’m proud to be a part of the team.

What did you most love about week one?

The most incredibly organised on-boarding session I have ever had in my life. Information overload, but what a pleasure to be handed over everything you could possibly need at once.

What clients are you working on?

Osborne Clarke, ESET, Thales, Genpact and Ito World.

Most funny thing that’s happened since you joined?

Realising I am not the only Taylor Swift fan in the office, PHEW!

Most inspiring thing?

Getting to know Thales and researching the myriad of staggeringly clever things they do.

What you did before?


Dream client

Airbnb, but for the homeless – a tech company for social good

Dream campaign

Again, something that leverages the power of technology for social good services.

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