Denford Magora is passionate about the advertising industry and the power of effective ideas. He was educated in Canada as well as at Ellis Robins in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Denford has worked on a number of leading brands in Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa and London.
Denford is the founder of Jericho Advertising, which he started at the end of 2009. In that time, he has grown Jericho to become the largest advertising agency in Zimbabwe, handling an impressive portfolio of the majority of Zimbabwe’s blue chip companies, as well as Pan-African work for brands like SABMiller, Unilever and Western Union.
In 2012 Denford entered into a licensing agreement to establish The Jupiter Drawing Room in several Southern African countries and was appointed as group chief executive officer for Southern Africa. Jupiter (Harare), Jupiter (Lusaka) and Jupiter (Blantyre) have already been established under his stewardship between 2012 and 2014, more offices in the region will be opened shortly.
The Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce voted Denford as Entrepreneur of the year for 2014.