Marianne is Hill+Knowlton Strategies Indonesia CEO.
Prior to joining H+K, Marianne was CEO of Wunderman Thompson Indonesia. She led the team on a restructuring journey from JWT to become Wunderman Thompson, focusing not only on creative, but also data, tech and influence.
Previous to that, Marianne was Ogilvy Indonesia’s Chief Growth Officer and Managing Director for Ogilvy Public Relations. She was also Head of Corporate Communications for the Ogilvy Group in Indonesia.
Marianne is a 25+ years veteran in communications, branding and marketing with extensive experience in issues and crisis management and C-Suite advisory. She also has a well-connected business network in Indonesia and SE Asia.
Marianne’s work in 2015 – 2017 for Bank of Indonesia and the high-profiled nation branding work for The Ministry of Tourism Indonesia have been recognized locally and regionally and received multiple awards. She was also the lead advisor for the Ministry of Tourism’s marketing department for 3 years, reporting directly to the Minister himself, which includes managing Bali’s Mount Agung Eruption Crisis Communications and the Crisis Centre.
In 2019 Marianne was named GOLD Digital & Social Head of Agency by Marketing-Interactive. She was also recognised as Campaign Asia’s APAC WOMAN To WATCH in 2017 and was also voted as one of the 100 powerful women in Indonesia by SWA, Indonesia’s first tier business media.
Other work that gained recognition – Two Gold Medals won at the 2016 Singapore Marketing Media awards for BUKAPALAK, an online local marketplace that connects small businesses in Indonesia for the Creative Economies Hero initiative. Two Gold medals for Best PR Consumer Campaign and PR-led 360 integrated communications campaign and a Bronze medal won at the APAC 2016 TANGRAM Awards.