Ilan Lazarus

Managing Partner, PHD Cape Town

1999  Graduated from AAA with a post-graduate distinction in advertising with further specialization in media planning

2000 Starting working at Alcorn Rayner Marketing, a small full service agency in Johannesburg when he ran the media buying department

2001 Moved to Cape Town to work as a media planner at MEC where he worked on the major blue chip accounts at the agency over the next 7 years – Sony, Distell, Subaru, Pioneer Foods, etc.

2002 Won the prestigious Roger Garlick Youth Award for his Robben Island media plan

2004 Appointed as Media Manager at MEC where he stayed for the following 3 years

2007 Left MEC to start Page Three Media with Anne Dearnaley and Lynnette Heyns, a company which started with three clients growing into one of the major media agencies in Africa

2011 Together with partners, sold 70% of Page Three Media to PHD and continued as managing partner and an active board member.

2015 Awarded the “Industry Rising Star” award at the MOST AWARDS