David Blecken
Jan 15, 2009

Ogilvy restructuring sees Blair shift role

HONG KONG - Ogilvy & Mather has appointed Sophie Hoffstetter, formerly regional management partner, as regional president of client growth, in a move that sees Mark Blair shift into a joint WPP-Ogilvy role to concentrate on servicing a key client.

Additionally, OgilvyOne Asia Pacific chief operating officer Jerry Smith is set to assume greater responsibility in an advisory capacity as president of operations and business consulting services in the region.

Paul Heath pictured, chief executive of Ogilvy Mather Asia Pacific, explained that Hoffstetter’s role would entail an added element to that of president of GBC Global Brand Community held by her predecessor Blair, with the focus widening to include all major clients, in particular...

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