OgilvyOne Worldwide Names Gunther Schumacher President And Appoints Four New
Board Members From Around The World
NEW YORK, March 12, 2013
NEW YORK, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OgilvyOne Worldwide announced today
key strategic appointments to drive its growth strategy. Gunther Schumacher
has been named President, in addition to his current role of Chief Operating
Officer, and four new Board members have been appointed from around the global
Commenting on the appointments, OgilvyOne Worldwide Chairman & CEO Brian
Fetherstonhaugh, said, "In 2012, OgilvyOne achieved a new all-time high in
global revenue. We are committed to grow even faster, and to set new heights.
To help us achieve this mission, I have named Gunther Schumacher President of
OgilvyOne Worldwide, reporting to me, and several new Board appointments.
"As COO over the past three years, Gunther has made superb contributions to
the development of the OgilvyOne Worldwide network. It has also become
increasingly clear through his work on clients like Kimberly-Clark and
initiatives like eCommerce that Gunther's mandate and capabilities extend far
beyond 'operations.' His appointment to President signals his increasing
impact on clients and strategy. I know Gunther will excel at this new level of
Gunther Schumacher, President & Chief Operation Officer of OgilvyOne
Worldwide, commented, "I'm very excited about this new role, and the
opportunities ahead. OgilvyOne is well positioned to help marketers navigate
this new world of data, technology, social networks and customer engagement
and capture full customer value. I look forward to working more closely with
clients to collaborate on finding new solutions."
The four new Board members span the OgilvyOne global network and are all
long-standing OgilvyOne leaders:
Angel Chen, President, OgilvyOne China
Angel has been with Ogilvy for 13 years. During her leadership as President,
OgilvyOne China, this market has grown rapidly to become the third largest
OgilvyOne operation worldwide.Her appointment is reflective of the importance
of China as a market, and in recognition of her contribution to the agency's
global success, especially in the area of eCommerce.
Patou Nuytemans, Chief Digital Officer for Ogilvy Europe, Africa and Middle
In her nearly 17 years with Ogilvy, Patou has lived and worked in Brussels,
Paris, New York, Cape Town and London. As Chief Digital Officer for Ogilvy
Europe, Africa and Middle East, she is one of the world's leading thinkers on
critical topics like Social CRM, Mobile, and the growing role of Content as a
way to create lasting relationships with customers.
Sam Williams-Thomas, CEO, OgilvyOne London
Sam is currently CEO, OgilvyOne London, the second largest OgilvyOne
operation. Under Sam's leadership, the office was recently named Campaign's
Direct Agency of the Year for the third consecutive year, in recognition of
its consistent excellence in creative quality and new business growth.
Sean Muzzy, CEO Neo@Ogilvy North America
Over the past five years, Neo@Ogilvy has been the fastest growing part of
OgilvyOne's global business. A proven leader in search, digital media and the
growing discipline of "performance marketing," Sean has been the driving force
behind Neo's success. He is a 14-year veteran of OgilvyOne.
About OgilvyOne Worldwide
OgilvyOne Worldwide is the world's pre-eminent Customer Engagement Agency, as
ranked by Forrester Research, Inc. Our core promise to clients is to help them
unlock the full value of customers. We do this by turning big ideas and data
into personal experiences to help our clients win more customers and make them
more valuable. With over 100 offices in more than 50 countries, we are one of
the industry's most highly awarded agencies. The roster of clients is equally
balanced between global clients including American Express, BlackRock, British
Airways, DuPont, IBM, Intercontinental Hotel Group, IKEA, Kimberly-Clark,
Nestle, Unilever and UPS and leading clients in our local markets. OgilvyOne
Worldwide is a unit of The Ogilvy Group, a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY), one of
the world's largest communications services groups. For more information,
visit sellorelse.ogilvy.com and follow us on Twitter @ogilvyone
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