New York, New York, March 15 2007 -Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide (Ogilvy PR) today announced the promotion of Kate Cronin to Managing Director of its New York Office. Cronin will continue to play a leadership role in the Global Healthcare Practice developing and guiding brand strategies for healthcare clients across the Ogilvy PR network
“Kate has been a tremendous asset to Ogilvy PR since joining the firm in 2004,” said Marcia Silverman, global CEO of Ogilvy PR. “Her drive for success and vision for the future, coupled with her years of experience, make Kate the perfect match to lead our New York office.”
“With nearly 20 years experience, Cronin has engaged with clients on issues preparedness, crisis communications, disease awareness campaigns and brand promotions and has been a valuable resource for the agency’s global clientele. She also is instrumental in ensuring that clients’ needs are consistently addressed from resource allocation and service audits to financial considerations.
Cronin has a degree in biology from Smith College in Northampton, Mass., and has conducted research in the field of neurobiology at Cornell University Medical School, where she co-authored several research articles in peer-reviewed publications.
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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 25th 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.