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Ogilvy Public Relations Announces Major New Hire

Former MHP Communications New Business Director joins firm

LONDON-17 JANUARY 2013–Ogilvy Public Relations is proud to announce that Suresh Raj, former New Business Director at MHP Communications (The Engine Group), is joining its market-leading Public Relations team as Business Development Director.

Suresh will join the Ogilvy PR team as Business Development Director, focusing on driving new business opportunities across its consumer and corporate PR practices.

Michael Frohlich,Managing Director of Ogilvy Public Relations/London said:

“We are delighted that Suresh has joined our senior team in London. He has tremendous new business experience engaging clients at the very highest levels of consumer and corporate brands. Bringing him on board underlines our commitment to recruit the best and brightest people to add value and deliver genuine results for our clients, and grow our blue chip client base."

“Suresh joins us at a very exciting time for Ogilvy Public Relations. Fresh from an excellent year of award winning campaigns and record growth, we are investing significantly in our team and our UK and global services, so that we continue to deliver great work for some of the world’s most important brands, businesses and institutions.”

Suresh Raj, Business Development Director at Ogilvy Public Relations/London, said:

“Joining Ogilvy has been a bit of a lifelong dream; made particularly sweet at present following the stunning year the Ogilvy PR team has had. I am very proud to be joining the team at this exciting time and look forward to leveraging the agency’s success to engage new clients seeking campaigns that create genuine traction and deliver results across all their audience segments.”

During his 16 year career in public relations, Suresh has worked with industry stalwart Mark Borkowski, Consolidated Communications, and most recently The Engine Group, heading up business development for its biggest agency, MHP Communications.

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For further information about this press release please contact:
Blair Metcalfe
Account Director, Ogilvy Public Relations / London
+44 207 309 1024
blair.metcalfe@uk.ogilvypr.com

About Ogilvy Public Relations / London

Ogilvy Public Relations / London drives influence at scale to affect greater change for its clients’ businesses. It drives influence across a broad audience at a local and global level and through deep multidiscipline earned expertise.
Ogilvy Public Relations London comprises six UK Practices and accesses 18,000 engaged minds across the global Group. It’s award winning team works with iconic brands including Addison Lee, Guinness, AMEX, BP, IBM, Ford, UPS, Unilever and Levi’s.
To date in 2012, Ogilvy Public Relations / London has won 20 major industry awards, including two coveted Cannes Lions, 5 PRCA Awards, 4 PR Week Awards, and 3 Corp Comms Awards.
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About Ogilvy Public Relations:

Ogilvy Public Relations (Ogilvy PR) is a global, multi-disciplinary communications leader operating in more than 85 offices across six continents. In 2012, Ogilvy was named Cannes Lions Network of the Year and Most Effective Agency Network by the Effie Global Effectiveness Index, named Public Affairs Consultancy of the Year by the Holmes Report, won Consumer Consultancy of the Year in Asia Pacific (Holmes Report), and won the WPP global, top award (WPPed Cream, Crème de la Crème) for the fifth time in six 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), and one of the largest marketing communications companies in the world. For more information, visit our website at www.ogilvypr.com or follow us on Twitter at @ogilvypr.