Adam Tucker joins Ogilvy & Mather Advertising New York as president

NEW YORK, NY, June 14, 2012 – Ogilvy & Mather announced today that Adam Tucker is joining the agency as President of Ogilvy & Mather Advertising in New York from AMV BBDO, London, where he has been Managing Partner since 2009. Adam will report to John Seifert, Chairman and CEO of Ogilvy & Mather North America and partner with recently named O&M Advertising Chief Creative Officer Calle Sjoenell.

“In his leadership at AMV BBDO, Adam has become one of the most creatively awarded account man by championing partnerships across disciplines to help his clients win significant awards and deliver extraordinary results,” explained John Seifert. “Adam will fill an important leadership role in New York, as the leader and champion of our Advertising business. Adam has a superb track record of delivering strong strategic thinking and sparkling creative solutions across a wide range of clients. We’re excited about the leadership and innovation he will bring to our business and clients.”

Adam joined AMV BBDO, the UK’s largest and most-creatively awarded agency in 2006. He helped bring in significant new business including Motorola and was promoted to International Client Service Director in 2007 overseeing such clients as Johnson & Johnson, GE, Pepsico, Dulux, Arla Dairy and Birds Eye. He was promoted to Managing Partner in 2009 and last year took the stage with his team in Cannes to accept the 2011 Inaugural Cannes Grand Prix for Creative Effectiveness for “Walkers Sandwich.”

“With Ogilvy’s stellar client list, laser-sharp focus on creativity that drives effectiveness, and the chance to work with some of the industry's smartest thought leaders, this is a terrific opportunity,” said Adam Tucker. “I’m thrilled to be moving to New York to take on this new and challenging role.”

Prior to AMV BBDO, Adam established Fallon’s London international client operation after working for six years for Fallon in Minneapolis. He started his advertising career as an account executive with Tatham EURO RSCG. He is a graduate of Northwestern University.

Ogilvy & Mather
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Contact: Toni Lee, 212-237-5090/917-679-7631 toni.lee@ogilvy.com

Contact: Toni Lee
Date: June 19, 2012
Office: New York