Prior to joining the agency, Kelly worked as a branding, communication and business strategist. Kelly had been managing content strategies, launching brands and driving business objectives at companies like Top TV, Viacom, MTN Irancell, M-Net and SABC.

According to Ogilvy, Kelly's experience, commitment and enthusiasm have been an asset to the agency, helping it to grow client brands and deliver meaningful communications. She was also a core part of operational management and senior leadership.

"Kelly has a passion for people. She has been committed to the wellbeing and success of our teams and to delivering value to our clients," says Ogilvy chief growth officer Mathieu Plassard. 

"Kelly's exceptional marketing and communications skills will serve her well in her new role. We wish her all the best for her new chapter," adds Plassard.

"I've learnt a lot during my time at Ogilvy," says Kelly. "Leaving has not been not an easy choice. Ogilvy has an amazing network of talent, which continues to deliver great work."

"I'm fortunate to have been a part of the magic. I'm excited to be returning to the media and entertainment industry and looking forward to the challenges ahead," concludes Kelly.

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