OgilvyOne Worldwide Chairman & CEO, Brian Fetherstonhaugh, announced that Gunther Schumacher has been named President of OgilvyOne Worldwide. He will also continue in his current role as Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Fetherstonhaugh has said, “As COO over the past three years, Gunther has made superb contributions to the development of the OgilvyOne Worldwide network. It has also become increasingly clear through his work on clients like Kimberly-Clark and initiatives like eCommerce that Gunther’s mandate and capabilities extend far beyond ‘operations.’ His appointment to President signals his increasing impact on clients and strategy. I know Gunther will excel at this new level of leadership.”
Mr. Schumacher joined OgilvyOne in 1995 and has held a variety of both regional and worldwide positions including Group Chief Operating Officer and Worldwide Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining OgilvyOne, Mr. Schumacher held roles at American Tobacco and Stiehl/Otte Webeagentur in Germany. He holds a Master’s Degree in Philosophy and Literature from Freie Universitat Berlin.