The Odd Number is an Advertising Agency co-founded by Sibusiso Sitole and Xola Nouse. We are a 100% black-owned advertising agency that has been in full-time operation since 01 April 2015, led by a management team with over 25 years experience in the corporate sector and advertising industry.
Xola is the Managing Director and co – founder of The Odd Number. He is a seasoned specialist in strategy, marketing and business development having honed these skills in the financial services sector,FMCG sector and management consulting at Ernst & Young (EY) South Africa.
Sibusiso is the Creative Director and co-founder of The Odd Number. He has a Higher Diplomain Art Direction from the Red&Yellow School of Advertising in Cape Town. He has a solid 11 years experience in the Advertising industry working for company’s such a DRAFTFCB, Grey SA, TBWA / Hunt / Lascaris and as a Creative Group Head at Joe Public, and Creative Director at Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg.
Our strength lies in our 360° understanding of business and our unmatched truly South African / African creative and strategic abilities. We are about excellence, we have a deep belief that business effectiveness is driven by creative excellence. We strive to play a significant role in the communication industry by leading transformation within this sector through finding, nurturing and upskilling talent.
We are a truly integrated agency that believes in the power of ideas. Whilst we make sure we’re up to date with this ever changing world, the one thing that will make people stop and take notice is a simple but powerful idea.
The co-founders of the agency have coupled their individual, professional and academic learnings to design a methodology that is applied across all service elements of the business.
Office Address: 164 Katherine Street, Pinmill Farm Office Park, Sandton, 2148
Tel: +27 11 566 6840 | +27 11 028 8049