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Ildy Herczeg Joins Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide as Executive Vice President in Denver

Firm Continues to Expand Consumer Marketing Practice Across the US

Denver, CO, April 21, 2005 — Ildy Herczeg has joined Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide as Executive Vice President in the Denver office. She will oversee the office’s growing consumer practice.

Ildy was previously president of New York-based DeVries Public Relations, where she worked for the past 15 years on clients ranging from P&G and E&J Gallo Winery to 3M and Tupperware. Prior to that, she spent four years working in the New York office of Ogilvy Public Relations.

Ildy received a B.A. degree in Journalism/Public Relations from New York University. She has also participated in leadership training studies at the Harvard Business School and University of Colorado’s Leeds Business School.

Barby Siegel, managing director of the global consumer marketing practice at Ogilvy PR, said “We are delighted that Ildy has decided to come home to Ogilvy PR—to rejoin us and bring her tremendous consumer experience that is sure to benefit our growing Denver office and the network as a whole.”

Ogilvy PR/Denver is the only global PR firm in the Denver area and represents clients including Uniden, Crocs, Lifeline Therapeutics, Raindance, Level 3 and Case Logic.

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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 25th year providing public relations solutions, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide has specialties in consumer marketing, corporate (B2B), healthcare, social marketing, technology, public affairs 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, one of the world’s leading communications services groups (NASDAQ: WPPGY, www.wpp.com). For more information, visit our Web site at www.ogilvypr.com.