Senior management team strengthened at Ogilvy
19 September, 2002
OgilvyOne, the world’s number one direct and relationship marketing agency*, is pleased to announce new roles for two of its most senior and long-standing executives, effective immediately, in a bid to further drive its global business.
After six years as Chairman of OgilvyOne worldwide UK, during which time the office became the second largest within OgilvyOne, Nigel Howlett takes on a new role as Executive Vice President of OgilvyOne’s Global Consulting Practice. Nigel will bring a new focus and fresh insights to the consulting side of OgilvyOne’s business, with which he has been involved since its inception in 1991. The Consulting Practice is charged with uncovering the consumer and business insights that drive OgilvyOne’s creative work and CRM programmes.
Previously Executive Vice President – International Development Director for the worldwide network, Paul O’Donnell becomes Chairman of OgilvyOne worldwide London. This appointment builds on Paul’s extensive management experience, having previously run OgilvyOne’s operations throughout the Asia/Pacific and Latin American regions.
Announcing the new appointments, Mr Reimer Thedens, Chairman and CEO of OgilvyOne worldwide commented: ‘At OgilvyOne, it is our philosophy to provide new challenges for every member of our team, enabling us to keep talent and experience within the network, while injecting fresh thinking to constantly challenge and reinvent our business. We are delighted that both Nigel and Paul, who have been with Ogilvy for 11 and 17 years respectively and are both founder members of the OgilvyOne Board, are being provided with the opportunity to extend their skills and experience in their new positions. While their roles may change, the spirit of partnership will not.’