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Ogilvy Public Relations/London Attracts Top Talent

Ogilvy PR/London announces the addition of senior talent from Bell Pottinger to join corporate and public affairs practice

LONDON – 29th May 2013 - Ogilvy Public Relations today announced the appointment of Adam Powell as a director in its corporate and public affairs practice in London.

Powell joins Ogilvy PR to develop its brand reputation and corporate-to-consumer expertise with head of corporate and public affairs Iain Bundred and Michael Frohlich, UK managing director.

A former national newspaper journalist, Powell joins Ogilvy PR from Bell Pottinger where he was a partner and a director of Bell Pottinger Business & Brand. He was previously at the CBI.

Michael Frohlich said: "Ogilvy Public Relations is determined to attract top talent to an already-brilliant team. Adam’s appointment demonstrates that commitment as our business continues to go from strength to strength.”

Powell will work alongside Iain Bundred to lead the strategic direction and growth of the corporate and public affairs practice. He will also focus on growing the brand reputation offer, working across new and existing clients.

Powell said: “I’m delighted to be joining the very impressive team at Ogilvy PR and look forward to building on the outstanding success the business is delivering for clients. Brand and reputation should be at the top of the every organisation's watch-list and Ogilvy PR's insights, ideas, reach and scale mean it is ideally placed to provide brilliant strategic counsel and delivery around the world."

Iain Bundred said: “Adam brings a wealth of experience in formulating and delivering communications strategies for companies, individuals and governments around the world. His appointment means we can build our Brand Reputation specialism and drive influence at scale for some of the world’s biggest brands.”

ENDS

For further information about this press release please contact:

Blair Metcalfe
Account Director
07740 190 901
blair.metcalfe@uk.ogilvypr.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.