David Ogilvy

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Person.png David Ogilvy   Sourcewatch Spartacus WikiquoteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(businessman, spook)
Born23 June 1911
West Horsley, Surrey
Died1999-07-21 (Age 88)
Château de Touffou, Bonnes, France
Alma materFettes College


He founded Ogilvy & Mather.

William Stephenson recruited Ogilvy to the British Security Coordination. Ogilvy later recalled: "I had been moonlighting as advisor to the British government on American Public Opinion, but it was time I played a more active part... I could not have had a better boss than Dr. Gallup. His confidence in me was such that I do not recall his ever reading any of the reports I wrote in his name. Once he had worked out the methodology of the research, he lost interest and moved on to something new."[1]

He worked closely with George H. Gallup.

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