Ogilvy Lays Off 80 People Across U.S., Including CCO Leslie Sims

Global CEO John Seifert pinned layoffs on 'volatility' in client portfolio

Leslie Sims smiling at a panel event
Leslie Sims (center with former NBA CMO Pam El) joined Ogilvy in Dec. 2018. Getty Images

Ogilvy’s U.S. chief creative officer Leslie Sims has been let go as part of a round of layoffs that affected roughly 80 employees at the WPP agency.

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