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Jennifer Risi, Worldwide Chief Communications Officer MD, Media Influence, Ogilvy

Jennifer leads Worldwide Communications for Ogilvy — driving external and internal communications as well as serving as a key spokesperson. She also leads global media relations via the Ogilvy’s Media Influence network — working with clients across the company.

Her expertise is focused on nation branding, CEO and corporate positioning, crisis communications and corporate social responsibility.

Currently, Jennifer serves as client lead for a number of key accounts including Citizens Financial Group, Chemours and Brand USA.

During her tenure, Jennifer has led the agency’s multi award-winning global relationships with the governments of Mexico, Colombia and the USA – attaining record tourism and FDI. Of note along with her team, Jennifer also handled the Citizens Financial Group IPO (largest financial services IPO in U.S. history), launched UN Women’s HeForShe program, and introduced Nationwide’s Make Safe Happen program at the 2015 Super Bowl.

Prior to Ogilvy, Jennifer co-founded the Global Strategic Media Group at Weber Shandwick — establishing a global network of media resources around the world. During her tenure, created VOICEBOXX suite of products and various thought leadership initiatives including VOICEBOXX Executive Roundtable event series and VOICEBOXX “Five Star” annual research analysis which is released to coincide with the World Economic Forum.