Heidi Nelson

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Managing Director | Saatchi & Saatchi

Heidi began her career in 1994, working across many areas of the industry including Strategic Event Planning and Management, Sponsorships, BTL promotions and implementation for many blue-chip clients. In 2009, Heidi was appointed as the Deputy MD of the Johannesburg agency and in turn received additional operational responsibility – as well as management of the Old Mutual and Coca-Cola brands. Heidi has been with the Publicis Groupe since early 2014, when she joined the Saatchi & Saatchi agency. She has continued to work on large multinational and global clients and in January 2018, she took the role of Managing Director for all the Groupe’s strategic & creative agencies in Johannesburg. Heidi brings huge passion and positive energy to her clients. She loves working with passionate clients, as well as being able to deliver with breadth across complex clients.