Vicki Hey has been appointed deputy managing director of Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town.
37-year-old Hey has been responsible for our iconic relationship with Volkswagen SA for the past 3 years and has been on the board since June 2013.
O&M CT MD Luca Gallarelli says Hey is the perfect fit for her new job; “Vicki successfully manages the most complicated and demanding tasks while always remaining one of the most cheerful and admired people in the entire agency. She is helping us write a new chapter in our story and I’m delighted to stand alongside her in doing so”.
Executive Creative Director Tseliso Rangaka hails her all-round credentials; “Vicki’s an amazing brand custodian in that she understands the value of creative ambition in driving our clients’ business forward. She’s also a lot of fun to work with. I’m really proud of her.”
A marketing graduate from Cape Technikon (now CPUT), Hey was at Joe Public, Lowe Bull and King James before joining O&M CT. In addition to Volkswagen, she has worked on many prime clients during her career including Bell’s Whisky, Allan Gray, Parmalat and several SAB brands.
Campaigns overseen by Hey have received multiple accolades including a rare Gold in Effective Creativity at the recent 2016 Loeries for Volkswagen Uber up!
She says she’s thrilled by the new role; “managing agencies is becoming a more complex task almost by the day and that’s a challenge I’m really looking forward to tackling alongside Luca and Tseliso”.