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Chris Slough returns to OgilvyOne as Global Managing Partner for British Airways

5 August, 2013

Chris Slough

Chris Slough is rejoining OgilvyOne as the Global Brand Management lead on the British Airways Global Business. Chris will be responsible for OgilvyOne, the 12th Floor and Neo across British Airways’ Global Creative Technology and Customer Engagement business. He takes up his position in mid-August and will report to Jo Coombs, Managing Director, OgilvyOne UK and Nelly Andersen, Executive Vice President of Global Brands, OgilvyOne Worldwide.

Chris returns to Ogilvy after a short stint at Iris Worldwide, and two years as Managing Director at Proximity London, a role he took on when he left OgilvyOne in July 2011.

Prior to that, Chris worked at OgilvyOne for 17 years, joining as a Graduate Trainee in 1994, and rising through the ranks to be appointed Deputy Managing Director in 2011. In the interim period, Chris held a variety of roles including Joint Client Services Director with Jo Coombs, and Managing Partner. He also spent four years at OgilvyOne Sydney.

Jo Coombs said: “We are thrilled to have Chris back at OgilvyOne. His experience on British Telecom, Bupa and most recently, Proximity, make him one of the leading digital CRM marketers in the industry and a perfect fit to lead the British Airways Global business. On a personal level, I’m looking forward to having my partner in crime back!”

Chris South commented: “Its an absolute privilege to be the global lead on such an iconic brand as British Airways. I'm also delighted to be coming back to the best creative network in the world and taking on a whole new direction in Global Brand Management. This is a good time to be back!"

For further information contact:
Poppy Nagra
Group Communications
Ogilvy & Mather UK
Tel. +44 (0)7345 3314
BB. +44 (0)7785459548

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