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Paul
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Paul is Executive Partner, Chief Executive, Europe, Middle East & Africa and has been with Ogilvy for over 30 years. He has worked in Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America, running geographic operations and working with major international and local clients.

In May 2014, Paul was appointed Chief Executive, Ogilvy EMEA.  He is a member of the agency’s International Executive Management Group and an Executive Partner of the Ogilvy Group worldwide.

Paul has a particular interest in organizational psychodynamics and the management of change within companies. In 2002, he completed the inaugural International Diploma Programme at INSEAD and holds a Masters Degree from the Haute Etude Commercial in Paris. He is also Chairman Emeritus of the UK Chapter of the International Advertising Association and a Director of the American European Business Association.

Paul lives in Blackheath, London with his wife, daughter and dog. He is a long-time supporter of Tottenham Hotspur FC, a keen cruising sailor and an enthusiastic skier.