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Ogilvy Public Relations/London Attracts Top Talent

Ogilvy Public Relations/London adds senior talent from Edelman to its established social media team to drive strategic best practice across its award winning client base

LONDON – 19 March 2013, Ogilvy Public Relations, an integrated communications firm, is proud to announce the appointment of Lee Goodger to its social media leadership team in London. Goodger brings 15 years of digital and social media marketing communications experience to the established and award winning team at Ogilvy Public Relations London and will report to Michael Darragh, Head of Digital and Content.

Goodger joins from Edelman and in his new role will lead on social media best practices across a growing portfolio of iconic brands at Ogilvy Public Relations London.

Michael Darragh, Head of Digital and content, said:

“Ogilvy Public Relations delivers best practice earned media experiences and relationships that inspire curiosity and advocacy. Lee will be a fantastic asset to the team with his proven track record of challenging the norm, forcing bigger thinking and delivering best practice campaigns that win awards. We are very excited to have him join us and I look forward to working with him on our ambitious plans for our UK clients’ continued growth and success.”

Lee Goodger said:

“As brands increase their knowledge, understanding and application of social media, it is imperative they are given the best advice and counsel. We are no longer in a period of testing, but are required to deliver strategies with impact and ROI. Ogilvy Public Relation’s unrivalled network delivers that in bounds and it’s absolutely the right fit for me.”

Ogilvy PR’s social media practice serves a diverse portfolio of international, European and iconic UK brands. The team is an intrinsic component of Social@Ogilvy[A1] , a global, cross-discipline network of social media experts from across all of Ogilvy’s businesses.

This news follows the appointment of Creative Directors Mat Rawlins and Alex Wood, formerly of Freud Communications.

ENDS

For further information about this press release please contact:

Michael Darragh
Head of Digital and Content
07768358063
michael.darragh@ogilvy.com

About Ogilvy Public Relations/London:

Ogilvy Public Relations/London is the UK’s most awarded agency, 2012 - winning 29 major industry awards, including two coveted Cannes Lions, 5 PRCA Awards, 4 PR Week Awards, and 3 Corp Comms Awards. For more information, visit our Web site at www.ogilvyprlondon.com, follow us on Twitter at @ogilvyprlondon or Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/OgilvyPRLondon

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.