Paul Heath resigns was Ogilvy worldwide chief growth officer and non-executive director of AUNZ

Ogilvy worldwide’s executive director, chief growth officer and chairman of Ogilvy & Mather Asia-Pacific, Paul Heath, has resigned, and will also step down as a non-executive director of WPP AUNZ effective immediately.

WPP confirmed Heath is resigning all his titles at WPP worldwide to return to Brazil to start a new streaming tech venture.

Heath resigns as a non-executive board member of WPP AUNZ

A spokesman added: “Paul Heath has resigned from Ogilvy to begin an exciting next chapter of his own. Paul and his family will be returning to Brazil where he is starting up a new streaming technology venture. Paul is a man of the Ogilvy world and we wish him nothing but success in his new endeavour..”

In a statement posted to the ASX, Robert Mactier independent non-executive chairman, said: “We have very much appreciated and benefitted from Paul’s global perspectives on creative agencies as well as the marketing and communications industry more generally and his insights and learnings from our major shareholders, WPP plc.

“We will miss his friendship and contribution but wish Paul every success in his future endeavours.

“No doubt he will continue to thrive.”

Heath was previously the CEO of Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific for seven years between 2009 and 2016.


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