NEW YORK, NY, December 15, 2015 – Ogilvy & Mather announced today the election of two new members to its Worldwide Board. They are Sophie Hoffstetter, Worldwide Managing Director for the agency’s Unilever account and Mike Welsford, Worldwide Managing Director for the agency’s Nestlé business. Both leaders are based in London.
Commenting on the two new members, Miles Young, Worldwide Chairman and CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, said: “Sophie and Mike have done outstanding work on Unilever and Nestlé, two of our biggest accounts. Both Nestlé and Unilever currently rate Ogilvy their top-performing agency, a fact that can be directly attributed to Sophie and Mike and the wonderful teams they’ve built.”
Hoffstetter and Welsford both recently led the agency to win additional assignments for Unilever and Nestlé, respectively.
December 15, 2015
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