OMD UK is delighted to announce the appointment of Charlie Ebdy as Chief Strategy Officer of OMD UK. Charlie will join the agency in November 2019, reporting directly to CEO of OMD Group, Tim Pearson.
Charlie joins OMD UK from Vizeum where he was Chief Strategy Officer. Having started his career at Rocket, Charlie has spent the last nine years at Vizeum where he has been strategy lead on the agency’s biggest clients, including Camelot, IKEA and AB InBev, as well as being part of the agency management team. Charlie has developed winning work at all of the media industry’s key awards including Media Week, Campaign Media and IPA Effectiveness, plus winning the accolade of IPA Excellence Diploma President’s Prize in 2016.
As OMD UK’s Chief Strategy Officer, Charlie will be responsible for driving the agency’s strategic thinking, developing future products and enriching the unique OMD UK culture.
Tim Pearson, CEO of OMD Group, said “Charlie has a brilliant mind and is fiercely ambitious. I have no doubt that he will make a big impact on our people and our clients. We cannot wait for him to join the OMD UK family where he will help us break new ground as we go from strength to strength”.
Charlie said: “I’ve had a fantastic time at Vizeum but I couldn’t think of a better place for the next phase of my career than OMD UK. It’s a great privilege for me to join the team, and I cannot wait to start.”