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Ogilvy Public Relations Strengthens its Chicago Corporate Practice

Nathan Friedman Promoted to Senior Vice President/Group Director and Ojas Naik to Vice President

CHICAGO, September 11, 2007 – Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide (Ogilvy PR) today announced the promotion of Nathan Friedman to senior vice president and group director of its Chicago Corporate practice. The firm also elevated Ojas Naik to vice president in the Chicago Corporate Practice

“These promotions underscore the evolution of our growing and award-winning Corporate Practice in Chicago,” said Mike Hatcliffe, managing director of Ogilvy PR/Chicago.  “We continue to attract, develop and retain talent that melds strategic counsel with results to support our clients’ business objectives.”

In addition to his role as a client counselor, Friedman is responsible for the operation of the Chicago Corporate Practice, including all aspects of finance, business development and human resources.  Since joining the agency in 1999, Friedman led assignments for a variety of large corporate brands and was responsible for designing and conducting a variety of branding campaigns, visibility programs, corporate positioning initiatives, product introductions and third-party partnerships.  He previously served as senior vice president and director of corporate practice development. 

Focusing on corporate positioning, branding campaigns, product launches and executive visibility programs, Naik joined Ogilvy in 2003 from The Dilenschneider Group.  Naik is a graduate of Columbia University, New York.

About Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide (Ogilvy PR) is a leading global marketing communications firm, with offices in more than 60 cities around the world.  In its 26th year, Ogilvy PR provides strategic public relations counsel to a variety of clients across its consumer marketing, corporate, healthcare, technology, public affairs, social marketing and entertainment practices.  The agency also offers biotechnology and government affairs expertise through its subsidiaries Feinstein Kean Healthcare and Ogilvy Government Relations, respectively.  Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide is part of the WPP Group, one of the world's largest communications services organizations (NASDAQ: WPPGY, www.wpp.com).  For more information, visit our Web site at www.ogilvypr.com.

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