Staff Reporters
Apr 16, 2019

Ogilvy parts from JWT in Malaysia; gets new leadership team

Ogilvy Malaysia will no longer share resources with JWT, now Wunderman Thompson. Nizwani Shahar and Campbell Cannon step up as co-CEOs, with Kurt Novack appointed to the creative driving seat.

Left: Campbell Cannon and Nizwani Shahar; right: Kurt Novack

Two long-time Ogilvy employees, Nizwani Shahar and Campbell Cannon, have been promoted as co-chief executives of the group's Malaysia office in a move that marks the end of the agency's short working partnership with JWT.

Shahar had been managing partner of the united agencies since mid-2018, when Ogilvy Malaysia and JWT Malaysia combined resources and leadership under a 'one company, two brands' philosophy headed by Saurabh Saksena.

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