LONDON, April 3, 2012 – After joining Ogilvy Public Relations in January 2012, the agency announced today that Michael Frohlich will take on additional responsibilities as Managing Director for the UK office. In this role, Frohlich will be responsible for managing all aspects of the UK office, including client service, financial oversight and personnel development. He will also sit on the Ogilvy & Mather UK Board.
Stuart Smith, CEO EAME of Ogilvy PR said, "The past 12 months have been tremendously strong in both EAME and the UK. We've added many new clients to our roster, made big strides in social media, internal communications and sustainability and brought in some great fresh talent at all levels. In his short time with us Michael has made a great start as EAME MD for the Consumer Marketing practice. Michael is highly creative, fun to work with and extremely well qualified to take the reins having held a number of P&L roles and run his own agency.”
Frohlich added, “Ogilvy PR UK is enjoying great success and I’ve already been impressed by the quality of the work and the passion of the people. The office now has the scale to drive influence across a broad audience reach and deep into multidiscipline expertise, making it a powerful player in the UK and global marketplaces. The momentum is infectious and the future is a hugely exciting one for everyone involved in the Ogilvy PR family."
Michael will continue to serve as the EAME MD of our Consumer Marketing practice. He joined Ogilvy PR from the Bell Pottinger Group (part of Chime plc). He led multinational campaigns for some of the world’s leading brands and public figures and has worked across a range of PR and marketing disciplines and businesses including: brand strategy and planning, health, political campaigning, consumer, corporate, tech, and marketing services. Frohlich has won, and led teams to win, numerous industry awards (including: Gold at Cannes Lions Festival; UK PR Week Award; Media Guardian Campaign of the Year) and served as a judge at the 2010 Cannes PR Lions Festival. He was also recognised as one of the top 3 “Most Promising Young UK Business Leaders” in the Daily Telegraph Awards, named to the PRWeek Power Book from 2007-2011 and sits on the Public Relations Consultancy Association PR Council.
About Ogilvy Public Relations:
Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy PR) is a global, multi-disciplinary communications leader operating in more than 80 offices across six continents. In 2011, Ogilvy won more Cannes PR Lions than any other agency worldwide, was named Global Digital/Social Consultancy of the Year by the Holmes Report, won Specialist Agency of the Year in Asia Pacific (Campaign Asia), and won the WPP global, top award (WPPed Cream, Crème de la Crème) for the fourth time in five years. Ogilvy PR integrates deeply with all Ogilvy & Mather disciplines (advertising, direct marketing, activation, promotional, digital and entertainment) through the proprietary Ogilvy Fusion™ approach to delivering comprehensive, business solutions through content creation, community building, and communications with measurable results. Ogilvy PR is a unit of Ogilvy & Mather, a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY), one of the world's largest communications services groups. For more information, visit our Web site at www.ogilvypr.com or follow us on Twitter at @ogilvypr.
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