Carla Hendra appointed Vice-Chairman of the Worldwide Board; 12 new members from around the world inducted
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | February 18, 2013
Ogilvy & Mather announced today important changes to its Worldwide Board. Firstly, Carla Hendra, Chairman of OgilvyRED, the agency’s global strategy and innovation practice, has been appointed Vice-Chairman of the Board, a newly created position. Additionally, the agency announced a significant 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 inducted on to the Worldwide Board.
Commenting on the12 new members who were elected to the board, Ogilvy Chairman & CEO Miles Young 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 Carla 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 newly elected members are: