Byravee Iyer
Feb 5, 2015

Ogilvy CommonHealth eyes Asia's 'enormous' opportunity

GLOBAL - A year after officially launching Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Asia-Pacific (OCHWW), chairman and CEO Matt Giegerich is on a whirlwind Asia tour that includes a planning meeting on how to scale the business for the region's “enormous growth opportunity”.

Matt Giegerich

OCHWW Asia-Pacific has about 100 people working in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and India. The company also has a sparse presence in other Asian countries, but not enough critical mass to list official offices.

The agency’s interest in Asia comes as several companies, including GSK, AstraZeneca, Bayer and Pfizer, have moved international headquarters to the region. Of the markets, Singapore remains an important regional hub, while China and India by virtue of...

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