Natalie Rastoin was hired by Jean-Marie Dru, founder of BDDP. She was among the first to import the concept of “strategic planning” in France while working for Young & Rubicam.
Between 1986 and 1991, while working at Saatchi & Saatchi France she served in different roles. For instance, she created a Research and Development department connected to Saatchi & Saatchi London, which became central to Saatchi & Saatchi’s International network.
In 1991, she joined the BDDP group as vice-president Europe, and became Managing Director of BDDP Paris in 1992.
She was appointed Managing Director of Ogilvy & Mather in 1997, and has held the position of Managing Director of the Ogilvy & Mather group since 2006.
Natalie is a member of the Board of Directors of Institut Montaigne since 2011. She graduated from HEC in 1980 and holds a Master of Advanced Studies from Sorbonne Paris IV.