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Ogilvy UK taps Facebook’s Shishir Patel as ECD as it revamps its creative process

on May 16, 2019 | 0 comments

By Rebecca Stewart

After a tumultuous year for the business, Ogilvy UK’s creative department is readying itself for a new era – hiring Facebook creative Shishir Patel as executive creative director, as well as rethinking how it pools talent to work on client briefs.

Starting immediately, Patel will report directly to chief executive creative director Jules Chalkley and will work primarily on the agency’s British Airways account. Along with him come new ways of working for the WPP-owned agency’s 100-strong creative team.

Patel has more than 18 years’ experience in the industry, spanning agencies such as DDB London, Fallon, Wieden+Kennedy and BBH London. Read full story ›

Source: The Drum