John Seifert

Ogilvy Unveils a Global Restructuring to Kick Off Its ‘Next Chapter’

Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide today announced a sprawling list of promotions, shifts and restructurings—including a large new production and technology operation called Ogilvy Delivery.

Ogilvy Has Named a New Global CEO

The speculation about a successor to Miles Young is over: John Seifert is the new Ogilvy & Mather worldwide CEO, effective immediately. Young will continue as worldwide chairman until Sept. 1, when Seifert also assumes that role.

New Head of Ogilvy New York Will ‘Aggressively’ Invest in Digital

Specs Name Lou Aversano Age 47 New gig Chief executive officer, Ogilvy & Mather, New York

Ogilvy Slashes Staffing in Its L.A. Office

Ogilvy & Mather is slashing staffing in its Los Angeles office due to dramatic spending reductions from a couple of its largest clients. Effective Feb. 3, the agency is cutting 33 positions across all agency operations, with 15 permanent staffers remaining.

Dobak Named New Ogilvy West Chief

Ogilvy & Mather North America chief John Seifert is continuing his efforts to broaden the network’s U.S. identity beyond its New York flagship.

Ogilvy Wins Nascar’s Big Shop Battle

In Nascar's battle of the big boys, Ogilvy & Mather came out on top.

Ogilvy Taps BBDO Exec for Top N.Y. Role

The recasting atop the New York office of Ogilvy & Mather is complete.

Ogilvy Names Head of Content Strategy

Jonathan Sackett is taking his digital chops to Ogilvy & Mather. After 14 months as chief digital officer at DDB in Chicago, Sackett is assuming a North American role at Ogilvy: managing director of content strategy. The position is new and designed to help marketers develop new channels for building their brands.

Client Cutbacks Trigger Ogilvy Layoffs

The Ogilvy Group this week is laying off nearly 60 staffers at its New York and West Coast offices largely because clients have cut back on spending. The cuts span multiple units, but the majority of them affect Ogilvy & Mather and OgilvyOne.