Emma De La Fosse Promoted to Group Chief Creative Officer at Ogilvy UK
Ogilvy & Mather Group announced today that Emma De La Fosse is being promoted to become the first Group Chief Creative Officer. The Group has always been renowned for its integrated depth of skills and with the move to Sea Containers in January now means the whole group is under one roof for the first time, allowing even better creative integration. De La Fosse will partner with Annette King to continue to drive this development. She will join the UK Group Leadership team and start her new role in May 2016.
De La Fosse is currently joint CCO of OgilvyOne with Charlie Wilson, where over her tenure she has seen the agency win Campaign agency of the Year 3 times in a row as well as dozens of major awards including a Grand Prix at Cannes, D&AD Yellow Pencils, Campaign Big and DMAs amongst others. Her award winning work includes campaigns across all channels for British Airways, IBM, Cancer Research UK, Public Health England and Battersea Dogs Home. She’s consistently been in the top creative directors list for Campaign.
“Emma is courageous, curious and has a brilliant creative mind. Her knowledge and experience span direct, brand advertising, digital and tech, a rare mix of skills that enable her to develop the very best work from even the toughest of briefs. Clients love her passion and energy. In this new role Emma will work with the group to develop further our creative product and help the teams work on briefs without borders for existing and new clients,” said Annette King, Chief Executive, Ogilvy & Mather Group UK.
“At Ogilvy we are very fortunate to have an incredible mix of specialist talent under one roof at Sea Containers House. I’m looking forward to helping connect all those clever people together to deliver world-class creative solutions for our clients. These are exciting times, ” said Emma de la Fosse.
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