David Dahan

David Dahan

Worldwide Managing Director at Ogilvy & Mather
Singapore, Singapore

About me

<p>Ogilvy & Mather is the most creative network in Cannes for the past 5 years. It is the second biggest network in the world with 18,000 people and brands like Unilever, IBM, Nestle, Mondelez, Yum, Vodafone... We are now in the process of transforming the network to ensure the delivery credentials are as strong as our creative and strategic reputation. And Unilever is at the forefront of a transformation that will redefine how to best operate global brands and what a network should be in this day and age.<span> </span></p>


Worldwide Managing Director - Global Brand Management
Singapore, Singapore
April 2017 - Present (1 year 8 months)
Unilever Asia Pacific, Pond's Worldwide and co-responsible of One Unilever Worldwide
Managing Director
Melbourne, Australia
May 2015 - April 2017 (1 year 11 months)
Back to profit after years of loss.
Won 10 new businesses.
First ever D&AD pencil.
4 shortlists in Cannes.
Only Australian agency in 2016 to be shortlisted for Titanium Cannes Lions.
3 partnerships. 1 JV.
Director of Operations - One Unilever London
London, United Kingdom
January 2014 - May 2015 (1 year 4 months)
One Unilever is an operational unit made of the 7 global brands led out of O&M London. My role was to manage the P&L, the growth of the business, the quality of the creative output and the development of an integrated team of 130 employees. All this working closely with our Finance Director, Global UL Executive Creative Director and various business leads.
Global Managing Partner - Dove Worldwide
London, United Kingdom
June 2010 - May 2015 (4 years 11 months)
Dove Worldwide
Global Client Director - Johnson & Johnson
Singapore, Singapore
July 2008 - May 2010 (1 year 10 months)
Global (& Regional) Lead on J&J reporting to WW CEO - first ever global lead based in APAC.
Regional Planning Director
Singapore, Singapore
August 2007 - July 2008 (11 months)
Regional strategy lead on J&J, Dulux, Mercedes-Benz
Strategic Planning Director
Singapore, Singapore
May 2005 - July 2007 (2 years 2 months)
9 pitches won and first ever Effie award
Strategic Planner
Paris, France
September 2000 - April 2005 (4 years 7 months)
Toyota Motors Europe & Unilever Europe


Masters Business Management

1998 - 2001 (3 years)
Graduated top of the promotion

Bachelor Economics & Management

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