NEW YORK, NY, January 9, 2014 — OgilvyOne Worldwide today announced the appointment of Michael Kutschinski as Global Chief Creative Officer, taking over from Jan Leth, who will be retiring from full-time service after a distinguished career. Michael will be based in Frankfurt, Germany, and will report to Brian Fetherstonhaugh, Chairman & CEO, OgilvyOne Worldwide.
Speaking about the appointment, Brian Fetherstonhaugh, Chairman & CEO, OgilvyOne Worldwide, said: "We are thrilled to bring Michael Kutschinski into this global leadership role. Michael is a digital pioneer, an award-winning creative force, and a proven global player. He will be a great partner to me and all our clients who are seeking the best in Customer Engagement."
Michael is a 10-year veteran of Ogilvy, most recently running the creative department of OgilvyOne Germany and responsible for the creative quality of the OgilvyOne EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. He serves as the Worldwide Creative Director on a number of international accounts like Nescafé and is a member of the Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide Creative Council. Michael and his teams have won hundreds of international and local awards including Cannes Gold Lions and multiple Agency of the Year accolades.
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