Ogilvy appoints Maggie Blundell as Head of Integrated Media Production
22 October, 2013
Ogilvy & Mather Advertising has appointed Maggie Blundell as Head of Integrated Media Production. Maggie will oversee the Broadcast and content production department and report to Gerry Human, Chief Creative Officer. Maggie is tasked with giving direction and focus to the department, and will work closely with Gerry, Cheryl Giovannoni, CEO and newly appointed Rebecca Moody, Chief Strategy Officer. Maggie will take up her new role from November 1.
Prior to joining O&M, Maggie worked as Head of Broadcast at DDB London for 12 years, where she headed up a department producing commercials, short films and content across all media platforms, for clients including Volkswagen, Virgin Media, Unilever and Budweiser. During her tenure, DDB won more than 300 broadcast awards worldwide , and produced ground-breaking work such as the Parallel Lines film project for Philips, and the 2012 digital campaign for Golf 7, the biggest campaign in the history of Volkswagen advertising.
Gerry Human commented: “We’re delighted to have such an accomplished talent join our team. No doubt Maggie’s first challenge will be figuring out how to squeeze her impressive job title on to a business card”.
Maggie Blundell commented: “It’s an exciting time here at Ogilvy and I’m thrilled to be invited to be part of a team with such ambitious plans.”
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