Saatchi & Saatchi Appoints Schultz As EVP, Chief Talent Officer Of The Americas
NEW YORK, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Saatchi & Saatchi announces that Natalia Schultz joins the agency today as Executive Vice President & Chief Talent Officer of the Americas. Her responsibilities include the Network's flagship New York office, Canada, Latin America and Conill. Schultz was previously Executive Vice President & Chief Talent Officer at Grey Worldwide; she will report to Saatchi & Saatchi's Mary Baglivo, Chair & CEO of the Americas.
Baglivo notes: "We are incredibly excited to welcome Natalia. She redefines modern Talent management and brings sharp operations and business acumen, delivered with relentless drive and a unique and inspirational style. What attracted us most, was not just her impressive experience, but her belief in and commitment to the development of our industry's most important assets -- our people. This makes her a perfect fit with Saatchi & Saatchi culture."
Schultz adds: "I was excited when I met the leadership team — I felt a real kinship and great chemistry, and their energy was infectious. And in our conversations I realized there was a real opportunity for me to contribute to such an iconic brand."
Before joining Saatchi, Schultz spent 11 years at Grey Worldwide where she was most recently EVP, Chief Talent Officer responsible for the strategic management of all Human Resource operations in North America. She played a pivotal role in helping to architect organizational change and drove the organization to build new capabilities such as an integrated digital offering, a communications planning capability, and an expanded entertainment activation expertise.
Schultz rose through the ranks at Grey initially focusing on business development with key leadership roles such as Associate Director of New Business and Director of Prospecting.
Her additional agency experience spans across account management, strategic planning and new business.
Saatchi & Saatchi (www.saatchi.com) is part of Publicis Groupe, the world's third largest communications group. Clients include Lenovo, MillerCoors as well as Tide, Pampers and Olay (Procter & Gamble); Pillsbury and Cheerios (General Mills). Saatchi & Saatchi is known for its outstanding creative ideas and Lovemarks approach to elevate the status of brands and create "loyalty beyond reason."
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