Olga Willard

Olga Willard

Chief Executive Officer

Olga Willard is a veteran of Ukraine’s advertising world having worked at various agencies before joining Willard five years ago as strategic planner.
During the last decade she worked with dozens of clients and has experience with nearly every FMCG category as well as with various business to business assignments.

Today she advises on numerous accounts both in advertising and public relations but is the senior account leader in Ukraine for Astellas, the Japanese pharmaceutical company; Esta Holding , the real estate arm of Systems Capital Management; MetInvest, an SCM steel company and for two hotels in SCM’s portfolio, the Donbass Palace in Donetsk and the Opera Hotel in Kyiv.

Starting her carrier with Light Promotion BTL and PR agency and later working as an account director for DDB, Grey and Schultz & Friends, Olga also specialized in below-the-line activities, including CRM and loyalty programs as well as sales promotions.

During her studies in the State Institute for Entrepreneurship, Olga became a graduate of the USAID program with practical training courses in the American advertising agencies. Working for various international accounts, she had advanced courses in her field in London, Amsterdam, Budapest and Istanbul.
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