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Drew Nicholson


Drew is the CEO of Ogilvy’s specialist B2B unit, OgilvyOne Business. 

The agency was set up in 2014 and he now leads a team, in London and in Shere, of 150 B2B specialists, the largest dedicated such team in the UK. Drew ‘saw the light’ for B2B 20 years ago and now is an exponent of as well as advocate for bringing creativity and effectiveness for the world’s most ambitious B2B clients.

Drew has both client and agency side experience. From a career that started in marketing at Tesco, he jumped the fence to work at Dorland working on Express Foods and Heinz; thence to start up Duckworth Finn Grubb Waters where he managed Pizza Hut and finally Toshiba’s business division; a portent of things to come.

He co-founded dnx in 2000 and then became CEO of OgilvyOne Business when dnx was acquired in 2014. He is a member of the Industry’s BMC Executive committee and in his spare time plays every sport possible under the maxim of ‘The older I get, the better I was’.