Tham Khai Meng

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.

Q&A: Ogilvy’s Worldwide CCO on Today’s ‘Breathtaking’ and Limitless Era of Creativity

Tham Khai Meng, worldwide chief creative officer of Ogilvy & Mather, takes an almost ethereal tone when discussing his creative mission for his clients and agency. But that tone underlies the real-world fact that Tham has led Ogilvy to win Network of the Year at the Clio Awards four years running (2012-14) and at Cannes Lions four years in a row (2012-15).

With CEO Miles Young Leaving Ogilvy, Will His Loyalists Follow Him Out?

Word this week that Ogilvy creative exec Chris Garbutt will be leaving the agency arrived amid speculation that some loyalists to Miles Young, the agency network CEO who recently announced his retirement, are pondering their own future.

It’s What You Do With Big Data That Counts

Big data can inform creativity but is no substitute for the human ingenuity.

Ogilvy France’s Chris Garbutt Heads to Shop’s N.Y. Office

Chris Garbutt has been named to the new position of chief creative officer of Ogilvy & Mather East in New York, moving from his role as CCO of O&M France.