Carol Gallarelli and Nicky Schermer take on new roles at Ogilvy & Mather

JOHANNESBURG, September 19, 2016 – Ogilvy & Mather (O&M) South Africa today announced that Carol Gallarelli and Nicky Schermer will take up new senior responsibilities in the agency.

Gallarelli, who assumes the

role as Group Marketing Director, has overseen Ogilvy Public Relations (OPR) Cape Town for the past four years – a period in which staff and revenue trebled, and transformed the
business into a fully-fledged PR agency. Prior to joining Ogilvy PR she was an O&M Cape Town Business Director on blue chip accounts BP, Carling Black Label, Castle Lite, Castrol and Revlon. In her new role, she will report to CEO of O&M SA, Abey Mokgwatsane and padding:0; remain based in Cape Town.

“Our brand is one of our most fundamental assets – it attracts the very best talent, the clients we want to partner with, and it also gives us something extraordinary to aspire to in everything we do,” says Mokgwatsane. “Carol has a passion and 澳门足球博彩_2016奥运会外围赌球最新官方网站【赔率最高】 natural affinity for our brand and Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

Previously at The Jupiter Drawing Room, she ran the Windhoek Beer account, project-managed digital integration for the agency and set up their Namibian arm, Weathermen & Co.

Oosthuizen says, “I am very excited to welcome Nicky to the OPR business and I look forward to working with her in taking our business to the next level.”

National MD of the Digital Portfolio, Ben Evans, will temporarily absorb Schermer’s responsibilities in Strike Media until a replacement is found.


Press Contacts:
Ashveer Kewalpershad
Ogilvy Public Relations, Johannesburg
+27 11 709-6728