Quinton Jones is managing director of Carat South Africa. He hails from a creative agency background, having done communications planning and managed media departments for agencies like TBWA Hunt Lascaris, DDB and Network BBDO.
He has been instrumental in the success of Carat in South Africa. Under his leadership, and with his passion for pitching, the agency has won a significant volume of new business, expanded to Jhb and branched out across the continent. Over this period Carat has amassing sizeable billings of R2bn per annum, won Adreview Media Agency of the Year, for 2 years running and picked up numerous media awards (including a Roger Garlick Grand Prix and Gold in 2011). Carat has also moved into the no 1 spot in South Africa as ranked on RECMA . (Qualitative Ranking)
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