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Ogilvy Public Relations/Washington Adds a Half Dozen in October

Washington, DC, November 5, 2002 — Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide/Washington continued its growth in October, adding six new staffers throughout the office during the month. “By continuing to be successful in winning new business and growing existing accounts, Ogilvy PR’s Washington office has been able to increase the staff in several of our practices,” said Robert Mathias, managing director of Ogilvy PR’s flagship Washington office. “I believe these talented staffers will continue to allow us to offer the high quality client service that has become synonymous with the Ogilvy PR brand.”

The six new staffers include:

Christine Shreeve, senior vice president - Health & Medical. Before joining Ogilvy PR, Chris was a managing vice president with Matthews Media Group, where she oversaw a variety of National Cancer Institute accounts. She has also worked as a communications professional in a variety of settings, including The Folger Shakespeare Library and the University System of Maryland. Chris is currently working with the agency’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and the Epilepsy Foundation accounts.

Michael Drake, senior designer—creative. A specialist in logo and identity design with almost 13 years of experience, Mike joined Ogilvy PR after more than four years at Streamline, a Leesburg, VA-based firm. He designed the “United Memory” pin that was given out at a ceremony to the families of victims of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. He also has worked for a variety of design firms in Maryland and Virginia. Since joining Ogilvy PR, Mike has worked on the firm’s NHLBI, United Way and Department of Labor accounts.

Rebecca Wong, account supervisor—Health & Medical. Rebecca joined Ogilvy PR from the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors where she was an HIV/STD Prevention Youth Specialist. Holding a Master’s of Public Health from Boston University, she works on the agency’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) HIV/AIDS vaccine awareness campaign.

Jennifer Mullen, senior account executive—Health & Medical. A recent graduate of the University of North Carolina’s Master of Public Health program, Jenny has worked on a number of social marketing programs. She also worked extensively with survey instruments and research at Abt Associates in Cambridge, Mass. She works on a variety of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) accounts.

Amy Martin, account executive—Health & Medical. A former Ogilvy PR temp, Amy officially joined the company as a member of the firm’s NINDS and CDC account teams. Amy comes to Ogilvy PR from Los Angeles, where she worked in audio/video production work. She is a trained voice-over artist.

Jacquelyn Glazer, assistant account executive—Health & Medical. Before joining Ogilvy PR, Jacquelyn was a public affairs coordinator with Fenton Communications, a personal assistant to Hadassah Lieberman, wife of Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) and an intern with Arnold Worldwide. She works on Ogilvy PR’s NIAID HIV/AIDS vaccine awareness campaign.

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Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide was named “Agency of the Year” in 2000 and 2001 by The Holmes Report and PR Week respectively. Headquartered in New York, Ogilvy PR partners with clients throughout the world from its offices in 60 markets across the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa and through global affiliate relationships as part of WPP Group, the world’s largest marketing communications company. Ogilvy PR has specialty practices in Corporate, Entertainment, Health & Medical, Marketing, Public Affairs, and Technology. Its Technology Practice operates under the Alexander Ogilvy brand; the Entertainment Practice operates under the B|W|R brand. Feinstein Kean Healthcare is the firm’s wholly owned healthcare and biotechnology subsidiary. For more information, visit the Web site at www.ogilvypr.com.