Social@Ogilvy names Marshall Manson managing director, EAME


By Jennifer Faull, Deputy Editor

August 21, 2013 | 1 min read

Marshall Manson has been appointed Social@Ogilvy managing director, Europe, Africa and Middle East.

Joining from Edelman, where he was MD of digital for EMEA and developed the social and digital strategies for brands like Johnnie Walker, HP, and Astra Zeneca.

From October, Manson will provide leadership on social for all disciplines across EAME, with a strong emphasis on earned media and content.

He reports to Stuart Smith, CEO of Ogilvy PR EAME, who said: "Marshall's hire signals our continued commitment to help clients take advantage of the disruptions to traditional communications models across the marketing mix. Marshall is a formidable digital and social strategist with a reputation for generating creative campaign solutions for brands."

John Bell, global MD of Social@Ogilvy added: "We are past the pioneering stage. Now we must scale and innovate in social at the same time. No simple feat and Marshall brings great skills doing just that.”

"This role was irresistible to anyone who understands that an integrated approach to paid, owned and earned media is the future for marketing and communications,” said Manson.


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