Charlie Rudd is appointed the new CEO of Ogilvy & Mather Advertising London

Charlie Rudd will sit on the group board and report into Annette King, CEO, Ogilvy & Mather Group UK.

Prior to his COO role at BBH, Rudd was MD of the agency for 6 years when the agency won many agency of the year awards from Campaign, Marketing, Creativity, the Webbys and British Arrows. BBH London is frequently one of the most awarded agencies at Cannes as well as topping Campaign’s new business league. As COO, Rudd has been working alongside CEO Ben Fennell and ECD Nick Gill in developing the business beyond its core advertising business with the creation of satellite businesses such as BBH Sport and Black Sheep Productions.

Rudd actually started his career in advertising as an O&M graduate working on campaigns for Guinness and Shell before leaving in 1992 to join Simons Palmer.

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