Managing Director Global Professional, R&D
Ellen is the Global Client Leader for Red Fuse. She is responsible for driving consistency of strategy, integration and high-quality standards for all services provided by WPP to Colgate globally.
In addition, she is responsible for business development within the group, including the global roll-out of new integration processes, project management and new technology.
From 2006 to 2010 Ellen was the Account Managing Director for Colgate-Palmolive, North America, at Y&R NY. In her role, she ran the WPP integrated marketing practice for Colgate, servicing the oral care, home care and personal care categories.
Ellen began her advertising career at Y&R NY as a summer intern in 1980 and remained there for the first nine years of her career.
Before returning to Y&R, Ellen was the Global Business Director responsible for Pfizer Consumer Healthcare at JWT, the Director of Operations and Strategy on Procter & Gamble and a Group Account Director for DMB&B Australia, working in both the Sydney and the Melbourne offices.
Ellen is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College. She and her husband, Tony, are the parents of twins, Liz and Leo. They live in New York City.