Sean Donovan is Group CEO of TBWA\South Africa. One of Africa's largest Marcom groups, TBWA\South Africa is a multi-disciplinary group of agencies spanning the specialist to integrated spectrum. Prior to this Sean was Managing Director of TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and was a founding partner, and MD, of OPENCO - The Open Collaboration.
He holds a B.Sc., M.Sc. and a MBA. A former management consultant, he entered the world of marketing, via brand strategy, deployed in the Financial Services, ICT, Retail and Automotive sectors.
In 2008, Sean co-founded media agnostic communications agency OPENCO (subsequently acquired by TBWA). OPENCO was recognized as South Africa' s Best Small Agency in both 2015 and 2016 and despite its size is one of South Africa's leading lights at international creative award shows.
Sean is also a tech start-up founder and Chairperson of Campaigning4Cancer, a patient advocacy not-for-profit.