Reddy holds a BTech degree in journalism and a marketing management diploma. She has 10 years of journalism experience, five of which were in the capacity of editor. She also has experience in construction, mining, architecture and consulting engineering, and business journalism.

"It affords me the opportunity to give my input on the entire business and deliver progress against our key strategic priorities. We are building an agency of the future and I am so proud to be part of the team making this happen," says Reddy.

Managing director of Ogilvy Public Relations, Joanna Oosthuizen, adds, "I am extremely proud of Cheryl and I am confident that she will thrive as a board member. Her dedication to delivering to clients, mentoring, and exceptional skill-set is a testament to her earning her place on the board. She is a born leader and I wish her well in her new appointment."

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