Sir Martin Sorrell's also hired former Ogilvy CEO Miles Young as a non-executive director.
NEW YORK - John Seifert has been appointed worldwide CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, effective immediately. Outgoing CEO Miles Young will continue as chairman until September 1, at which point Seifert will become worldwide chairman and CEO.
Miles Young, global CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, will leave his position after 32 years with the agency to take a role with Oxford University, his alma mater.
GLOBAL - Thomas Crampton, Asia-Pacific director of Social@Ogilvy, has been promoted to global MD, replacing John Bell.
GLOBAL - The agency has also elected to its board of directors Steve Harding, global chief executive officer, OgilvyAction; and Thomas Strerath, chief executive officer, Ogilvy & Mather Germany.
BEIJING – Ogilvy & Mather has expanded its presence in China with the acquisition of Nanjing Yindu, the largest full-service marketing agency in Jiangsu province.
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