Michele Anderson

Group Lead, Head of Influence and PR
Ogilvy USA

Michele leads one of Ogilvy Public Relation’s most integrated offices. Her career started in South Africa where Michele built a market leading and internationally awarded agency with an African footprint. The agency ranked number one for almost a decade, servicing most global clients entering the African market. She worked on nation building campaigns with the ANC, particularly the hand over from Nelson Mandela to Thabo Mbeki, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Independent Electoral Commission and SA Tourism. Michele moved to America four years ago, joining a large multinational PR agency, driving the corporate practice and business development and ultimately leading their Atlanta office. She joined Ogilvy in 2014 to run the Chicago office, drive growth and deliver high level consulting work to both corporate and consumer clients.