New York, NY, July 8, 2003 — Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide today announced that Bari R. Love has joined as managing director of the Atlanta office. She replaces Genna Keller who has left the company to spend more time with her family.
Ms. Love joins Ogilvy Public Relations after spending seven years at Fletcher Martin Ewing Advertising in Atlanta as executive vice president, where she established and built their public relations division. Ms. Love has an extensive background in integrated marketing communications, brand development, community relations, crisis communications/issues development and grass roots marketing.
“We are thrilled that Bari will be heading our Atlanta office,” said Marcia Silverman, CEO, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide. “Her deep knowledge of the Atlanta market, plus her experience in integrated marketing makes her a perfect fit for both Ogilvy PR and our Atlanta office.”
Ms. Love has worked with numerous clients including, Sprint PCS, Washington Mutual Bank, Cellular South, Piccadilly Cafeterias, Precept, The RTM Restaurant Group, and Georgia Department of Human Resources.
Prior to joining FME, she was Vice President at Julie Davis Associates in Atlanta, where she developed and directed client programs for Delta Airlines, The Athlete’s Foot Group, AirTouch Cellular, Marriott Hotels and Resorts, and Bausch & Lomb.
Love currently serves on the board of the Public Relations Society of Georgia, the board of the Counselors Academy, the Starlight Foundation, and ACCION USA.
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Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide is a global marketing communications firm, with offices in more than 60 cities around the world. Entering its 24th year providing public relations solutions, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide has specialties in consumer marketing, corporate (B2B), health & medical, social marketing, technology, public affairs, government relations and entertainment. Through its subsidiary Feinstein Kean Healthcare, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide provides communication consulting to biotechnology companies. The Holmes Report has named Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide 2003 International Agency of the Year; marking the fourth consecutive year the firm has been awarded “Agency of the Year.” Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide is part of the WPP Group, the world’s largest marketing communications company (NASDAQ: WPPGY, www.wpp.com). For more information, visit our Web site at www.ogilvypr.com.