Campaign India Team
Feb 19, 2013

Madhukar Sabnavis to be on Ogilvy's expanded worldwide board

The agency network has appointed Carla Hendra of OgilvyRED as vice chairman of its worldwide board and added 12 new members from around the world

Madhukar Sabnavis to be on Ogilvy's expanded worldwide board


Ogilvy & Mather has announced changes to its worldwide board.

Carla Hendra, chairman of OgilvyRED, the agency’s global strategy and innovation practice, has been appointed vice chairman of the board.This is a newly created position. Additionally, the agency announced expansion of the board to include "a more diverse and youthful group of leadership."

Madhukar Sabnavis, vice chairman and country head, discovery and planning, O&M India, has been elected as one of those 12 members.

Miles Young, chairman and chief executive officer, said, "These additions represent a wonderful range of our key talent and inject a significant infusion of new blood.  Our board will now be significantly more diverse, and I believe, will be reflective of and useful for many of the debates about content which need to happen at the heart of our business."

Commenting on Hendra, Young added, "I am so very pleased to announce that Carla has been elected to the role of vice chairman. Carla’s contribution over the years has been enormous, not least recently as the founder and driver of OgilvyRED.  As our board continues to grow, we will need someone with Carla’s laser focus and drive to help harness the diverse talents and viewpoints within our board to the advantage of the entire agency."

The other newly elected members are:

Nelly Andersen, executive vice president, global brands, OgilvyOne Worldwide

Lou Aversano, chief operating officer, Ogilvy East

Brandon Berger, worldwide chief digital officer

Shenan Chuang, chief executive officer, O&M Greater China

Annette King, chief executive officer, OgilvyOne EAME and chairman, OgilvyOne London

Paul Matheson, regional president strategy and planning, O&M Asia Pacific

Jaime Prieto, president, global brand management

Ben Richards, worldwide head of integrated strategy

Gunther Schumacher, worldwide chief operating officer, OgilvyOne Worldwide

Steve Simpson, chief creative officer, O&M North America

Paul Smith, regional creative director, EAME


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