Susan DiDonato

Susan DiDonato


Susan is a SMHS graduate of the class of 1978. She is the Chief Talent Officer, currently in her 28h year with Ogilvy CommonHealth. Susan leads with passion and compassion. She is equally adept at mobilizing large teams and in motivating individuals to be their best. Susan began her career in the traffic department of Thomas Ferguson Associates, and then moved to account services where she was responsible for the Warner-Lambert Consumer Products. Susan then assumed responsibilities as the Director of Traffic before leaving to have her family.

Upon returning to CommonHealth Susan built the Human Resources Department into the thriving and well respected group it is within the company today.

Susan has worked as Chief Talent Officer for Ogilvy CommonHealth for the past thirteen years with responsibilities for Talent Attainment, Compensation, Benefits, and Development. As part of the Executive Team, Susan is dedicated to building an organization which continues to attract, manage, evaluate, compensate, develop, motivate and retain the top talent to ensure that OCHWW continues to be the destination of choice for the brightest talent in the industry. Susan is the chief liaison with WPP for overall talent management. Her responsibilities also include the global network of Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide.

Susan is active in her community a, volunteers and serves as a Board Member for several charitable institutions. Susan thoroughly enjoys spending summers at the beach and traveling with her husband Gerry and their three children Elizabeth, Molly, and Michael.