Chicago, IL, July 23, 2003 — The Chicago office of Ogilvy Public Relations today announced that Betsy Neville has joined the firm as senior vice president in the agency’s corporate practice. Prior to joining Ogilvy PR, Neville had a 14-year career as founder/president of the Neville Group, a marketing communications agency specializing in the design and implementation of public relations and marketing communications programs.
“We are pleased that Betsy has joined our corporate practice,” said Brad Wilks, managing director of Ogilvy PR/Chicago. “Her deep professional experience in serving professional services and business-to-business clients will significantly strengthen our offering in the Midwest marketplace. Betsy brings a deep knowledge of the Chicago market, and unique experience that will make her a valuable resource to our current account teams and clients across the network.”
Among Neville’s prior clients include Wunderman, the $100 million integrated marketing division of Young & Rubicam, Inc., as well as Arthur Andersen. Neville also volunteers at the Illinois Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, Board of Directors; St. Patrick Church, vice president, Women’s Board and Project Team Reach, founder & board co-chair.
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