Ogilvy appoints UK heads of consumer and business PR
LONDON – Ogilvy PR has appointed two more senior executives in the UK, promoting Jane Fearnley and Toby Conlon to the newly created posts of Head of Consumer Public Relations and Head of Corporate Public Relations respectively.
Fearnley worked at Ogilvy for almost seven years, most recently as a Managing Partner working on clients such as Google and TJX Brands in the EMEA region. She was previously a partner at Bell Pottinger and a member of the board of directors of resonate, and has also worked with brands such as Puma, Bacardi, PlayStation and Tesco.
Conlon joined Ogilvy two years ago from Archetype, where he was a business owner in the UK. He previously worked at Edelman and Porter Novelli. At Ogilvy, Toby leads internationally renowned work for clients such as Tata Consultancy Services, CFA and Inmarsat and has formed a team of business specialists who work closely with experts in data, behavioral science, B2B marketing. and sustainable development.
Nicola Dodd, Managing Director of Ogilvy PR UK, who herself was promoted to this role in August, said: “I have loved working with Jane and Toby for the past two years. They are experienced, inclusive and collaborative leaders with a modern vision for public relations and a drive to create impactful, award-winning work for our clients.
“We have ambitious plans for 2022 and are building teams of businesses and consumers who combine the first earned creative excellence with influencer marketing, behavioral science and data to deliver smart and creative campaigns. . Jane and Toby are natural choices for these essential roles.
The move follows the recent appointment of Charlie Coney de Golin as head of creation and strategy.