Piyush Pandey Is Ogilvy Global Chair; Liz Taylor New CCO

Joe Sciarrotta will partner with Taylor in his role as deputy global CCO

Taylor, who left the Publicis-owned creative agency, will take over from Piyush Pandey, who will become chairman of global creative within the agency although he will continue as chairman of Ogilvy India.

She will be tasked with overseeing Ogilvy’s creative product for its offices worldwide across Advertising, PR, Experience, Health, and Growth and Innovation.

“There is something special about being able to come back to Ogilvy and join a team that is taking this iconic company into the future,” Taylor said in a statement. “Creativity has the power to change everything and I’m looking forward to working with Ogilvy’s incredibly strong global network of creative talent to inspire people and brands to have an impact on the world.”

Tayor joined Leo Burnet in 2019 to become its Global CCO and also CCO for Publicis Communications North America. Prior to that, she was CCO of FCB Chicago, which she joined in 2016 from Ogilvy, where she held the post of global ECD.

“We could not be more thrilled to be welcoming Liz back home to Ogilvy,” said Andy Main, Global CEO for Ogilvy. “Liz is a modern creative leader who leads from the front and understands that magic happens when we create and innovate at the intersection of our world-class capabilities and talent. I know her experience creating big, multifaceted ideas will only further strengthen Ogilvy’s ability to drive world-changing, life-changing, business-changing impact for our clients.”

In announcing Taylor’s departure from Leo Burnett, it was announced that Chaka Sobhani would take over as the agency’s global CCO.

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