It’s Absolut Ogilvy

Absolut Vodka has appointed Ogilvy as its new global lead agency. Ogilvy’s remit will include global strategic and creative duties for the brand, focusing on its lead market priorities, with the ambition to accelerate its leadership position. The Swedish vodka is recognized as a leading premium vodka brand, associated with promoting progressive values since its … Continue reading “It’s Absolut Ogilvy”

Ogilvy’s creative future is Bright

Ogilvy announced today that Lisa Bright has been appointed Chief Creative Officer of Ogilvy California. Lisa will be responsible for leading creative across the agency’s diverse portfolio of clients in California and beyond. She will partner closely with Dan LaRusso, Managing Director of Ogilvy California, which has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sacramento. Lisa … Continue reading “Ogilvy’s creative future is Bright”

Devika Bulchandani named CEO of Ogilvy North America

Ogilvy has announced that Devika Bulchandani has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ogilvy North America and global chairwoman of advertising. Devika will be responsible for driving all aspects of Ogilvy’s core business across the United States and Canada which spans advertising, brand and content, public relations and influence, experience, growth and innovation, and health. … Continue reading “Devika Bulchandani named CEO of Ogilvy North America”

Ogilvy named Network of the Year at D&AD 2020

D&AD, the worldwide non-profit organization that celebrates excellence in design and advertising, has named Ogilvy Network of the Year in recognition of the outstanding work it has done for clients across disciplines. Additionally, DAVID Miami, one of Ogilvy’s specialty brand companies, captured the Agency of the Year honor.  This year 17 Ogilvy offices around the … Continue reading “Ogilvy named Network of the Year at D&AD 2020”

Ogilvy Health enlists Jason Voorhees for COVID-19 PSA

Over the last few months, we have seen actors, athletes, musicians, and TV personalities, from Jennifer Aniston to “Ahnuld,” donning masks to promote wearing them during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the Reel 360 team never saw the use of a serial killer coming. But that is the case in our new Reel Ad of the … Continue reading “Ogilvy Health enlists Jason Voorhees for COVID-19 PSA”

Ogilvy, Martin, Leonardo latest to reduce numbers

The devastating effects of coronavirus COVID-19 continue to impact agencies across the United States. Ogilvy, which has 132 offices in 82 countries, is the latest agency to go through a series of layoffs and furloughs in the United States. The agency has 10,000 employees according to Linkedin. In a statement, an Ogilvy spokesperson confirmed that … Continue reading “Ogilvy, Martin, Leonardo latest to reduce numbers”

Ogilvy’s John Seifert to step down

He is the only CEO to have worked with all of Ogilvy’s previous chairmen, including founder David Ogilvy. Now, after 41 years, current CEO John Seifert has announced that he will be retire from the agency in 2021. Under Seifert, Ogilvy underwent a global restructuring and rebranding on its 70th anniversary. In the agency memo, … Continue reading “Ogilvy’s John Seifert to step down”

Ogilvy bolsters creative team with key hires

Ogilvy is bolstering the creative and technology teams in its flagship New York office with several new hires and promotions. WeiWei Dong and Isaac Silverglate have joined the agency as global executive creative directors on Instagram, which named Ogilvy its lead agency partner in 2019, while Della Mathew has been promoted to executive creative director. … Continue reading “Ogilvy bolsters creative team with key hires”

Ogilvy refreshes Chicago Film Fest’s 55th year

Sooooo, The Chicago International Film Festival is ready for AARP. The fantastic annual festival, featuring over 150 films, turns 55 this year. What to do to celebrate? You turn to Ogilvy, Chicago for a brand spanking new refresh. The festival, in partnership with the award-winning agency, today dropped a refreshed brand identity to coincide with … Continue reading “Ogilvy refreshes Chicago Film Fest’s 55th year”

Ogilvy terminates Worldwide CCO Tham Khai Meng

Following an extensive internal investigation, Adweek is reporting that Ogilvy has parted ways with the agency’s longtime Chief Creative Officer and Co-Chairman Tham Khai Meng. News outlets were alerted after an internal memo from CEO John Seifert was made public. The memo, which was sent to all staff today, mentions, “complaints serious enough to appoint … Continue reading “Ogilvy terminates Worldwide CCO Tham Khai Meng”

Escape Pod, Ogilvy, Box Office, Foo Fighters in the news

Escape Pod launches freelance recruitment app Go Shortlist Today, Escape Pod announced the creation of a free online platform connecting the industry’s top creative freelancers with top ad agencies. Created by Escape Pod’s interactive arm, Ora Interactive, “Go Shortlist” uses a proprietary algorithm combined with a personalized talent assessment to rank the top creative freelancers, … Continue reading “Escape Pod, Ogilvy, Box Office, Foo Fighters in the news”

Ogilvy Chicago wins 17 Clios

Monday, The Clio Awards, which were recently acquired by Evolution Media, announced their 2017 Gold, Silver and Bronze winners. The 58-year-old awards celebrate high achievement in advertising and recognize the work, the agencies that push boundaries across advertising, sports, fashion, music, entertainment, and health care. As it did in the recent 2017 Cannes Show, Ogilvy … Continue reading “Ogilvy Chicago wins 17 Clios”

Dinklage, Ogilvy, FCB, Cisco, the Clios, DK in the news

Tyrion has traded his world of dragons, thrones and white walkers to enter the world of technology in a new spot for Cisco from Ogilvy, Chicago.

Featuring Peter Dinklage from “Game of Thrones,” which just wrapped Season 7 on HBO, the three-minute spot ponders some provocative questions. It introduces the world to Cisco’s new “interest-based networking” solutions. The campaign is titled “The Network. Intuitive.”

The solutions will help clients speed up digital operations and protect against future cyber attacks.

Ogilvy promotes sanctuary status with #ChicagoIsOne

On May 22, The City of Chicago, along with Ogilvy Chicago, fired back a moving response to President Trump’s threats to take away funding for sanctuary cities, Chicago being one of them.

The fundraising campaign and website called, #ChicagoIsOne, seeks to remind Chicagoans that the immigrant story is everyone’s story.

 

Nancy Reyes elevated to CEO of TBWA\Chiat\Day

TBWA today announced that Nancy Reyes is being elevated to Chief Executive Officer of TBWA\Chiat\Day New York. With this promotion, Reyes expands her role and takes over full leadership of the agency from Rob Schwartz, who has been CEO since 2015. It’s the latest step in a steady rise since Reyes joined the agency in April 2016 as Managing Director, … Continue reading “Nancy Reyes elevated to CEO of TBWA\Chiat\Day”

Hush promotes Kristen DiCamillo to partner

Following the additions of Michael Burkin as Director of Growth and Karl Stewart as Talent and People Manager, experience design firm HUSH marks an exciting milestone with the promotion of Executive Producer Kristen DiCamillo to Partner — joining Founding Partners David Schwarz and Erik Karasyk. As the first new partner since the launch of the company nearly fifteen years ago, DiCamillo … Continue reading “Hush promotes Kristen DiCamillo to partner”

BBDO announces leadership moves

BBDO San Francisco announced a new leadership team today in Kelly Johnson as Chief Executive Officer and Thiago Cruz as Chief Creative Officer. Johnson joins from her most recent post as President of 215 McCann, where she has spent the past eight years leading brands such as LinkedIn, Workday, Xbox, Minecraft, Hulu, Pandora and the SF Giants. Her experience … Continue reading “BBDO announces leadership moves”

Burnett tapped as Red Nose Day partner

Leo Burnett London has been appointed by Comic Relief as its creative partner for Red Nose Day 2022. The creative agency has been tasked with creating a 360 campaign that builds on the ‘Funny is Power’ brand platform launched to support 2021’s Red Nose Day. With a mission to drive positive change through the power … Continue reading “Burnett tapped as Red Nose Day partner”

David&Goliath bolsters creative and strategy

David Angelo, founder and chairman of integrated creative agency David&Goliath (D&G) today announced a series of promotions and new hires in a move that will bolster the agency’s creative and strategy departments and deliver breadth and depth to its newly launched Creative Impact Hub. Led by Chief Creative Officer Ben Purcell and Chief of Social Impact Blake … Continue reading “David&Goliath bolsters creative and strategy”