Martin Murphy Named MD of GBM, OM Group/Shanghai

At the same time, Ogilvy Group/Shanghai also welcomes Martin Murphy who has been named Managing Director of Global Brand Management (GBM), O&M Group/Shanghai, a newly created role.

Raised in seven countries and fluent in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese, Murphy specializes in multinational accounts and has extensive hands-on 360 Degree experience in cross regional brand building. Prior to joining Ogilvy, Murphy was Senior Vice President and Group Managing Director of Draftfcb/Chicago where he worked since 2006. Before that, Murphy was Partner & Regional Account Director at Ogilvy Miami from 2003-2006, following a four-year stint at Ogilvy New York from 1999-2003.

Debby Cheung, President of Ogilvy & Mather Group/Shanghai said, “In the past year, many more global companies have moved their regional hubs to China and many Chinese brands pursued international expansion. To respond to this shift, agencies must offer international perspectives and deliver work at a global standard, even from China. Francis and Martin’s appointments represent milestones in our assembly of a first-class international team. I’m very excited to see how they will contribute to fostering a culture that embraces differences while encouraging exchange of ideas. It’s this broadening of our horizons that creates magic for clients, and for our teams.”

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